How To Make A Coffeehouse Style Frappe At Home
Buying frappes at the coffeehouse can become expensive when you make a stop a couple of times a week or more. If you are a fan of the frappe, why not make them at home using the Mr. Coffee® Cafe Frappe and indulge as often as you'd like. It brews, then blends, fresh coffee into a refreshing frappe in just minutes, at the touch of a button. There's no more waiting in lines, you can use ingredients of choice, plus you'll save money when you make frappes at home instead of stopping at the coffeehouse. Experience the taste of coffeehouse style drinks made in the convenience of home.
How to Make the Best Frappe
So what makes a good frappe? The answer: Good coffee that starts with fresh beans. You'll want to brew with a dark, rich roast for a strong, bold flavor. We recommend you grind them just before making the frappe. By grinding just before brewing you'll be able to extract the fullest flavor from the beans. Use the Mr. Coffee® Burr Mill Grinder on a medium setting to grind your beans.
Classic Coffeehouse Frappe
The classic frappe is the base from which all other flavored frappes are created.. When you've got this recipe down, it only takes a few other ingredients to create signature coffeehouse-style coffee drinks like caramel frappes, green tea frappes and delicious mocha frappes.
- 3 heaping tablespoons espresso grounds
- 2 cups ice
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup whole milk, or milk substitute
- 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk (optional)
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar or liquid stevia.
1. Scoop the coffee grounds into the Mr. Coffee® Cafe Frappe's filter basket and the close the lid.
2. Add the ice, vanilla extract, milk, sweetened condensed milk and sugar to the blending jar.
3. Switch on, then press the frappe button.
4. When blended, pour into a tall glass and top with whipped cream, if desired.
Variations of the Classic
With only a few more ingredients, you can create other delicious, coffeehouse-inspired frappes!
Caramel Frappe: For the best coffeehouse style caramel frappe, add ice, vanilla extract, sweetened condensed milk and 2 tablespoons caramel syrup to the blending jar.
Mocha Frappe: For a decadent mocha frappe, add to the blending jar 2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup, milk, condensed milk, 1/4 cup chocolate chips and ice.
Orange Mocha Frappe: For a bit of a citrus sweetener, add in the ice, milk, 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 tablespoon orange syrup.
Green Tea Frappe: Instead of coffee, place two green tea bags into the filter basket. In the blending jar, add ice, milk, sweetened condensed milk and vanilla.