Starbucks Copycat Green Tea Frappuccino – A quick and easy green tea frappuccino recipe that tastes just like the popular starbucks drink! All you need is 4 simple ingredients to make this recipe!
Green Tea Frappuccino (Starbucks Copycat)
My go-to drink at Starbucks has been either their green tea frappuccino or green tea latte for years. I have been a huge fan of matcha everything since I tried so many fun desserts made with matcha in Japan a few years ago and I am always making recipes using it! I am so excited to be sharing this copycat starbucks green tea frappuccino recipe today as it tastes just like the $4 drink I get at Starbucks but it is way cheaper to make!
All you need to make this recipe is matcha powder, vanilla ice cream, milk, and ice. Yup, it’s that easy. If you don’t have matcha on hand already, you can get matcha for a few dollars right on Amazon, local health food store, or Asian market. There are so many amazing recipes you can use it in, it is worth having!
Common questions about making a green tea frappuccinos
Do green tea frappuccinos have caffeine?
Yes, matcha powder naturally has caffeine. Since matcha powder is used in green tea frappuccinos, then it too has caffeine.
What is a green tea frappuccino made out of?
A green tea frappuccino is made out of matcha powder, vanilla ice cream, milk, and ice.
Is a green tea frappuccino vegan?
A green tea frappuccino is not vegan as is but it is very easy to make vegan if you just use vegan vanilla ice cream and non-dairy milk such as soy or almond milk.
Is matcha powder and green tea the same?
No, matcha powder and green tea are not the same. They are processed differently and green tea will not work as a substitute for matcha powder.
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- 1 cup vanilla ice cream
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup ice
- 2 teaspoons matcha powder
- Whipped cream, optional topping
- Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until well combined.
- Divide into two cups and top with whipped cream.
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