Vanilla Bean Frappuccino (like Starbucks)

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Treat yourself at home with this Vanilla Bean Frappuccino that tastes just like you went to Starbucks!

Danger, danger! This Vanilla Bean Frappuccino recipe is super simple. I may never purchase one again!

Some days you just need a really cold drink to help you cool off. And since we’re all grown ups here, we certainly want something more adult than a milkshake (those are for kids, right?). A Vanilla Bean Frappuccino is a much more sophisticated choice.

Or is it?

When you discover how easily you can make your own Vanilla Bean Frappuccino like Starbucks at home, you may never purchase another one again. Think of how smart you’ll feel because of all that money you’re saving! And go ahead and make one for the kids, too. You’ll earn big Mom points for this one. They’ll love it!

Vanilla Bean Frappuccino (like Starbucks) Ingredients

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Here are the ingredients you’ll need:
milk, sugar, vanilla ice cream, vanilla extract, and some ice (not pictured). That’s it!

How to make your Vanilla Bean Frappuccino

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Place all ingredients into a blender, and blend until smooth. Then pour into a glass and enjoy!

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Add a little whipped cream (or a lot!) to top it off.

This Vanilla Bean Frappuccino recipe also makes a great base to experiment with. Try blending in any of these ingredients for a totally new flavor:

  • fresh fruit like strawberries, blueberries, bananas
  • frozen fruit like mango chunks
  • cold coffee
  • chocolate syrup
  • caramel syrup
  • coconut extract
vanilla bean frappuccino

Vanilla Bean Frappuccino (like Starbucks)

Finding Time To Fly
Save lots of money by making your own Vanilla Bean Frappuccino at home! Experiment with different flavors by adding fruiit, syrups and extracts, too! Enjoy!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Course Beverages
Cuisine Frozen Drink
Servings 2
Calories 241 kcal


  • 1 c Ice crushed is recommended
  • 1 ½ c Milk
  • 3 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1 tsp Sugar or other sweetener
  • tsp Vanilla Extract
  • Whipped Cream optional


  • Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
  • Pour into serving glass and top with whipped cream.
  • Try adding fresh or frozen fruits, syrups or different extracts for new flavors.


Serving: 1gCalories: 241kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 8gFat: 11gSodium: 140mgSugar: 25g
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Danger, danger! This Vanilla Bean Frappuccino recipe is super simple. I may never purchase one again!

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Make your own Cotton Candy Frappuccino using the Vanilla Bean Frappuccino as a base. What other flavors would be good to add? Experiment and enjoy!

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