Just-Like-McDonald’s Caramel Frappe Recipe

McDonalds Caramel Frappe

Here’s my simple recipe to show you how to make your own Just-Like-McDonald’s Caramel Frappe.  I love these and I hope you do too!


5 min | 5 min prep

Serves 2



  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 2-3 teaspoons Starbucks instant caramel iced coffee granules {Add more or less to suit your tastes}
  • 1 tablespoon caramel syrup {optional}
  • 2-3 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping {Smuckers is my favorite!}
  • 2 cups ice {add more for a milkshake texture}
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream
  • Redi Whip and additional caramel topping for garnish
  1. In a microwave safe measuring cup or bowl heat water in microwave on high for 40-60 seconds.
  2. Add instant coffee and stir until dissolved.
  3. Add caramel ice cream topping and syrup to coffee mixture and stir.
  4. In blender, add 2 cups of ice, 1/2 milk, ice cream and then the coffee mixture.
  5. Process on “ice” setting until desired consistency.
  6. Top with RediWhip and drizzle with caramel.
Feel free to experiment with milder or stronger versions to suit your taste.  Enjoy!
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  1. i luv them and im only 9 :/

  2. Myboyblue11 says

    Thanks for sharing! Going to McDonalds is a big treat for us!

  3. Mdrichmond89 says

    The link does not work 🙁

    • MrsAshley says

      Oh no, it looks like Domessticated.com’s website is down. I hope they didn’t close for good.

    • MrsAshley says

      I found my recipe (that I adapted from the one I originally linked to) and I’ve posted it. Let me know how you like it!

  4. Oh, Ashley, thanks for sharing this recipe with us! I`m trying to replace the McDonald`s delicious with their healthy version!

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