Greetings, coffee lovers! Today, I want to share with you my version of the famous Starbucks Peppermint Frappuccino. This refreshing and minty drink is perfect for any hot day or just when you want to treat yourself. With this recipe, you can now make your own Peppermint Frappuccino at home without having to leave your house. So, grab your blender and let’s get started!
- 1 cup of milk
- 2 tablespoons of sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup of strong brewed coffee, cooled
- 1/4 teaspoon of peppermint extract
- 2 cups of ice
- Whipped cream (optional)
- Crushed candy canes (optional)
- In a blender, combine the milk, sugar, vanilla extract, cooled coffee, and peppermint extract.
- Add the ice and blend until smooth.
- Pour into a glass and top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes, if desired.
- Enjoy your homemade Peppermint Frappuccino!
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- Q: Can I use another type of milk?
- A: Yes, you can use any type of milk you prefer, such as almond milk or soy milk.
- Q: Can I use regular coffee instead of strong brewed coffee?
- A: Yes, you can use regular coffee, but the flavor may not be as strong.
- Q: Can I make this recipe without the peppermint extract?
- A: Yes, you can omit the peppermint extract, but then it will just be a regular Frappuccino.
- Q: Can I store the leftover Frappuccino in the fridge?
- A: Yes, you can store it in the fridge for up to 1 day, but it may lose its texture and flavor.
- Q: Can I add chocolate syrup to this recipe?
- A: Yes, you can add chocolate syrup to make it a Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino.
- Q: Can I use a different type of sweetener?
- A: Yes, you can use any sweetener you prefer, such as honey or agave nectar.
- Q: Can I use fresh mint instead of peppermint extract?
- A: Yes, you can use fresh mint, but you will need to add more than 1/4 teaspoon to get the same flavor.
- Q: Can I use a different type of candy to top my Frappuccino?
- A: Yes, you can use any type of candy you prefer, such as chocolate chips or sprinkles.
- Q: Can I make this recipe vegan?
- A: Yes, you can use a plant-based milk and omit the whipped cream to make it vegan.
If you want to make your Peppermint Frappuccino extra special, here are some tips:
Add chocolate chips: For a Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino, add some chocolate chips to the blender before blending.
Add more peppermint extract: If you love the taste of peppermint, you can add more than 1/4 teaspoon to get a stronger flavor.
Use a candy cane as a stirrer: For a festive touch, use a candy cane as a stirrer instead of a regular spoon.
With these tips, you can customize your Peppermint Frappuccino to your liking. Enjoy!