Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Café Frappé

There is a local coffee shop that makes the most awesome frozen coffee drinks.  If I lived in town I'd have one every day.  I'd also be broke.  I found an espresso machine at a second hand store for $5.38.  I thought for that price I'd give it a whirl! I do still stop by the coffee shop for a drink now and then.  She does a really good job!

Café Frappé

2 espressos (uses 1/2 cup water and 2 Tablespoons coffee ground, espresso style)*
2 Tablespoons coffee syrup (any flavor you like or mix and match a couple)
2 Tablespoons powdered sugar
1/4 to 1/3 cup half and half (I use milk)
1-3/4 to 2 cups crushed ice (changes the thickness)
chocolate or caramel syrup (optional)
whipped cream (optional)

Blend all but the chocolate or caramel syrups and whipped cream.  If using syrup drizzle on the inside of your glass.  Pour in drink and either top with whipped cream or drizzle on more syrup. 

Feel free to use more or less of any of the ingredients (except the espresso) to change it up the way you like it. 

*It won't be quite the same but you can use a regular coffee pot with the same measures above and double up on your filter to make your "espresso." 

6 comments:

  1. This sounds fabulous! I am WILD about iced coffee drinks...

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  2. Yum...I love my mocha frappuccinos! I will have to give this a try :)

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  3. I drink iced coffee both winter and summer and I definitely enjoy a adding chocolate. Thanks for sharing this on Foodie Friends Friday this week. This is definitely on my list. :).

    Joanne/WineLady Cooks

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  4. Jennie, I love me some frozen coffee!!! This is my favorite for Random Recipe Roundup! :-D Zannie :-)

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  5. This looks so yummy Jenny! I love frozen coffee drinks but they are so pricey at coffee shops. Thanks for sharing at Foodie Friends Friday! :)

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  6. I just came across this recipe! I LOVE coffee flavored anything, especially frozen drinks! YUM =)

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