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Homemade Mocha Frappucinos 
Jun. 21, 2010 5:54 am 
Updated: Jun. 22, 2010 5:32 pm

If you consumed them daily, Starbucks could be a very expensive habit to have. Last summer, I concocted my own mocha frappucino and my daughter makes them for herself and her friends all the time now. 

Now that the weather has warmed up again, we've started making these yummy homemade frappucinos more often. This is a delicious and frugal alternative to the Starbucks drive through. Try it, I know you'll love it! The convenience of making these at home is fabulous :) 

Find out how to make homemade mocha frappucinos at Amanda's Cookin'
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Jun. 21, 2010 7:33 am
Oh yes! I've started making them also. I keep cooled "leftover" coffee in small containers in the freezer to work with. I have a cuisinart handwand that makes quick work of my concoctions. For an adult version just add vodka, amaretto, coffee liquer, etc. Whatever you prefer. Great Photo!!
Jun. 21, 2010 10:03 am
Hmmm, I love Frappucinos!!! I make it sometimes, but usually a lighter version than Starbucks. Your picture looks great!
Jun. 21, 2010 10:18 am
Looks good enough to slurp off the screen! LOL
Jun. 22, 2010 5:27 pm
Looks so good Amanda...I have a bad coffee addiction and I have been trying hard to cut down. Those coffee frappes on hot days though....hard to say no to!
Jun. 22, 2010 5:32 pm
Thanks guys, they are really awesome. My daughter's friends are always amazed LOL
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