How to Make a Starbucks-Style Vanilla Bean Frappuccino at Home
Nothing beats a classic Starbucks-style vanilla bean frappuccino on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean that you always have a conveniently located Starbucks nearby when you feel like you need a special pick-me-up. But never fear — it’s surprisingly easy to make a delicious frappuccino right in your own kitchen!
- 1 cup of ice cubes
- 1 banana (optional)
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup of 2% milk
- 1/4 cup of sweetened condensed milk
- 2 tablespoons of instant coffee
- 1/2 cup of whipped cream (optional)
- Fill a blender with the ice cubes and the banana, if using.
- Add the vanilla extract, milk, sweetened condensed milk and instant coffee.
- Blend the ingredients on a high speed until smooth.
- Pour the frappuccino into a glass.
- Garnish with whipped cream, if desired.
- Serve and enjoy!
That’s it — you now have a delicious Starbucks-style vanilla bean frappuccino without ever leaving your home! With this recipe, you can now satisfy all of those frappuccino cravings without ever having to leave the house.
Are you a fan of Starbucks Frappuccinos, but not a fan of the hefty price tag? If so, you will be delighted to know that it is incredibly easy to make a frappuccino-style drink at home with just a few simple ingredients. This recipe for a creamy Vanilla Bean Frappuccino is sure to satisfy that craving for a cool and delicious treat.
To make your Vanilla Bean Frappuccino, you will need some strong coffee, or a shot of espresso, some whole milk or cream, a little sugar, a teaspoon of vanilla extract, and a few drops of vanilla bean paste.
First, make your coffee or espresso, or use a shot of cold brew, and let it cool off. Then, pour the milk into a blender, along with the cooled coffee, and add in the sugar or other sweeteners of your choice. Next, add the teaspoon of vanilla extract and a few drops of vanilla bean paste. Mix until it is completely combined.
Now, add a generous handful of ice to the blender and blend again until the ingredients are blended together and the ice is completely crushed. It will take a little bit longer to blend since the ice will make the mixture thicker.
Finally, pour into a glass, and enjoy your homemade Vanilla Bean Frappuccino! Top with some whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon, if desired.
Making a homemade Vanilla Bean Frappuccino is a great way to save money and enjoy a delicious treat. With a few ingredients and a little bit of effort, you can enjoy an icy cold and creamy frappuccino in no time.