It’s the most wonderful time of the year…  the streets light up, garland us hung, and Starbucks creates delicious limited time holiday specials.  This year they’ve created the Christmas Tree Frappuccino with a chocolate peppermint frap base and matcha whipped cream.  It’s the first time we’re craving a cold beverage while we’re warming up by the fire.

440 Calories 

DIY CHRISTMAS TREE FRAPPUCCINO
 
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It's the most wonderful time of the year...  the streets light up, garland us hung, and Starbucks creates delicious limited time holiday specials.  This year they've created the Christmas Tree Frappuccino with a chocolate peppermint frap base and matcha whipped cream.  It's the first time we're craving a cold beverage while we're warming up by the fire.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
Ingredients
Frap
  • 1 Pint Ice
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • ¼ Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 tsp Peppermint syrup
  • 6 Tbsp Chocolate Syrup
Whipped Cream
  • 2 Cups Heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp Matcha
  • 2 Tbsp Cup Sugar
  • 4 Drops Leaf Green Food Dye
Toppings
  • Dried Strawberry
  • Crushed Cranberry Candies
  • Caramel syrup
  • Mini M&M's
  • Star Shaped Sugar Cookie’s
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Instructions
  1. First, make your matcha whipped cream by combining heavy cream. matcha, sugar, and food dye in a bowl. Mix until combined. Pour into whipped cream dispenser. Follow dispenser instructions for use.
  2. In a blender, blend together ice, milk, heavy cream, sweetened condensed milk, chocolate syrup, and peppermint extract.
  3. Pour your chocolate peppermint frap into a glass. This is the "trunk" to the Christmas tree.
  4. On top goes the green matcha whipped cream. Symbolizing the green leaves.
  5. Starbucks puts dried strawberry on top, as the star, and crushed cranberry candies as the ornaments. We decided to put sugar cookie stars on top of ours and M&M mini for our ornament's. Have fun with this part!! There's unlimited amount of fun candies to decorate your tree!!
Hellthy Nutritional Information
Serving size: 1 Cup Calories: 440 Fat: 25 Saturated fat: 19 Unsaturated fat: 1 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 50 Sugar: 40 Sodium: 86 Fiber: 2 Protein: 2 Cholesterol: 98

 

 

 

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