Creamy Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino Copycat Recipe

Amanda M. Rye

I have something for you if you enjoy a vanilla ice cream or vanilla flavor in general. Try our Starbucks vanilla frappuccino copycat recipe this holiday season. It is smooth and creamy, making it ideal for the current holiday season.

Vanilla Frappuccino

If you enjoy Starbucks’ vanilla frappuccino, you should give this recipe a shot. It takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and is simple for a cook just starting out. Considering the ease of preparation and its taste, it’s something we can have every day.

While holidays are a time for relaxation, cooking some special meals is also appropriate. This recipe is ideal if you want to do something unique for the holidays! To make this dish, you only need milk, vanilla extract, and vanilla ice cream.

The ingredients are easy to grab, and the recipe is quick to make! So if you are looking for a delicious, hassle-free drink for this holiday season, continue reading this article.

What Equipment Will You Need To Make Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino?

  • Whisk – The first step for making this frappuccino is to mix milk and some vanilla essence. And for this, we need a whisk.
  • Bowl – We need a medium-sized bowl to mix and take the ingredients.
  • Blender – Blending is the key to a good smooth frappuccino. For making the frappuccino, we need a good blender. 
  • Glasses – After making one such amazing recipe, we don’t want to serve it in ordinary glass, do we? Grab some amazing glasses to serve this yummy drink.

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino?

Preparation Time Cooking Time Total Time
7 Minutes 7 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino?

  • Milk – We all adore the silky, creamy flavor that milk imparts. We need 1 cup of milk for this recipe.
  • Vanilla Extract – This recipe calls for 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract. The addition of vanilla essence gives the dish flavor and a sweet scent.
  • Ice – Ice is an essential ingredient in a frappuccino. To make this recipe, take 1 cup of ice. Also, we all like our frappuccino chilled, right!?
  • Vanilla Ice cream – This dish is all about vanilla, so how could we not mention the original vanilla bean ice cream? Almost everyone likes vanilla ice cream. We need 1/2 cup of vanilla bean ice cream to make this dish.
  • Whipped Cream – For topping the drink, we need two tablespoons of whipped cream. If you don’t like this, you can skip it.
  • Coffee –  Add two teaspoons of coffee to this recipe if you want your drinks with a strong coffee flavor.
Vanilla Frappuccino

Steps To Make Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino

1. Mix Vanilla Extract And Milk

The first step towards making this recipe is to mix ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract with 1 cup of milk. Then pour this mixture into a blender jar.

2. Add The Rest Of The Ingredients

Into the blender jar, add ice and vanilla ice cream. Also, add coffee powder, ice and vanilla extract. 

3. Blend It All 

Once we add all the ingredients, blend them at high speed. Make sure that the Frappuccino has a smooth consistency and that all the ice is perfectly crushed. (If your blender is not crushing the ice properly, use crushed ice instead!)

4. Serve It Fresh

Don’t wait too long to serve this drink! Frappuccino tastes best when served chilled and topped with whipped cream.

Nutritional Value

Calories 200 kcal
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Sodium  100 mg
Carbohydrates 37 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugar 31 g
Protein  6 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Caffeine  170 mg

How Will Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino Look And Taste Like?

This vanilla frappuccino is the perfect refreshment for all your evening parties. It has a cream color and smooth consistency to it. 

Vanilla is something that brings back the memory of our childhood. If you plan to throw a party for your kids, do not think twice and add this to the menu!

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Vanilla Frappuccino

Starbucks Vanilla Frappuccino Copycat Recipe

Try our vanilla frappuccino recipe if you love to bring a twist to your regular drink this season. This is delish and easy to make. If you are a vanilla fan, you are going to love this!

Prep Time 7 mins

Total Time 7 mins

Course Drinks

Cuisine American

Servings 2

Calories 200 kcal

  • 1 cup Milk
  • ¼ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 teaspoons Coffee Powder
  • ½ cup Vanilla Bean Ice cream
  • 1 cup Ice
  • 2 tablespoons Whipped cream (optional)
  • In a bowl, mix one cup of milk and ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract.

  • Pour this into a blender. Into this blender, add ½ cup of ice cream and 1 cup of ice. Also, add coffee powder to the mix.

  • Blend it until the frappuccino gets a smooth, creamy consistency.

  • Serve it fresh with some whipped cream or vanilla ice cream topping.

Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 100mg | Sugar: 31g

Keyword starbucks vanilla frappuccino

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is a vanilla frappe made of?

Vanilla frappuccino is made of milk, vanilla ice cream, and vanilla essence.

Does a vanilla frappuccino have coffee in it?

No. Vanilla frappuccino doesn’t contain coffee in it. However, if you like the coffee flavor, you can add some.

How do you make a Frappuccino thicker?

Frappuccino can be made in a thicker consistency by using some xanthan gum.

How much sugar is in a Starbucks vanilla frappuccino?

A cup of vanilla frappuccino has nearly 4 g of sugar in it.


Now that we have reached the end of the article, I hope you found the perfect holiday drink recipe. This vanilla frappuccino is something you can easily make at home. Next time you crave something sweet, try this recipe.

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