Green Mocha Frap

green mocha frap

If you are like me, you love a frap. However, I always pass them by because I don’t want to drink all of those unhealthy calories. I had to recreate my own at home that incorporated my favorite mocha frap and green smoothies. It turned out delicious. It has the same texture but offers more flexibility in my coffee and milk options and allows me to add spinach. I do love drinking my greens. You can add other greens, too.

This recipe requires coffee ice cubes. We make these any time we have left over coffee. Simply pour your cool coffee into ice cube trays and freeze for at least 4 hours. Then, store them in a zip-top bag.

Coffee ice cubes

We keep a big bag of coffee ice cubes in our freezer basically all the time. I prefer decaf because caffeinated coffee makes me jittery. Then I can’t sleep. So I talk. Pierre doesn’t like that.

smoothie ingredients

I take out all of my ingredients except the coffee ice cubes. I wait until I am ready for them so they don’t defrost. I use So Delicious Coconut Milk, Vanilla, cocoa powder, salt, Hershey’s Lite syrup, and spinach.

 

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For two servings, add 1 cup of milk, 2 teaspoons of cocoa powder, a pinch of salt, and 2 tablespoons of Hershey’s Lite Syrup. Then, I add 3-4 large handfuls of spinach.

smoothie

I start it on low.

 

smoothie

Then crank it the whole way up. After the spinach is incorporated, I stop the machine and add the coffee ice cubes. I use 11 ice cubes for 2 servings.

Turn the machine back on and blend it for another 1-2 minutes.

smoothie

 

Then, pour into a glass and enjoy!green mocha frap

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Green mocha frap

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You can even add Kahluaor Baily’s to your smoothie to make it a boozy smoothie.

boozy green mocha frap

Approzimate Nutrition Information without whipped cream, Baily’s, or chocolate drizzle per serving:

Calories: 82

Carbs: 13 g

Fat: 3 g

Protein 2 g

 

Green Mocha Frap

by Jessica

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Keywords: blender appetizer beverage snack breakfast Spinach Coffee

 

Ingredients (2 servings)

  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons Hershey’s Lite Chocolate Syrup
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 11 coffee ice cubes

Instructions

Put all ingredients except the coffee ice cubes in the blender. Blend until smooth.

Add the coffee ice cubes and blend an additional 1-2 minutes.

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  1. Joanne/WineLady Cooks’s avatar

    Hi Jessica, I just saw this on the Foodie Friends Friday party. I love ‘green’ drinks and frappacinos so to combine them makes perfect sense :). I am going to make this tomorrow. I’m on my way to freeze my coffee.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Joanne

  2. jessica’s avatar

    I really love this in the morning. I hope you enjoy it, too.

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