One of my favorite summer beverages is an ice cold, frothy-blended Green Tea Frappuccino. This Starbucks-inspired copycat recipe has a swirl of rich coconut cream on top and plenty of sweet matcha flavor in every sip. This summertime favorite drink is so easy to DIY, and make at home. Save some cash this summer and move your “coffee budget” into your “vacation budget.” Get the recipe and a how-to video!..
Blended sweet vanilla green tea flavors – optional hint of banana if you’d like..
A swirl of freshly-made coconut whip on top. A dusting of matcha too..
For all my matcha recipes, I use my fave brand of matcha, Encha. It is the BEST I have tried and I adore the brand values and message. The founder of Encha is so passionate about bringing the very best, highest quality organic matcha to the world. I love the brand so much, I am even an official Encha ambassador. Buy Encha here!
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If you are following along, this is recipe number FOUR in my summer recipe series! #Summer15hhl — 15 summer recipes in 30 days! Check out the other recipes below the recipe.
How-to Videos (the frapp and the whip)
Summer15 HHL Recipes:
1. Corn Fritters with avocado salsa.
2. Pink Flamingo Cheesecake Bars
3. Summer Salad in a Jar
4. Copycat Green Tea Frappuccino
5. Sticky-Sweet BBQ Apricot Tempeh Salad with avocado
6. Avocado Hamil-toast (avocado toast with skillet plantains)
7. Cherry Pie Cookies
8. Mother of Dragonfruit Smoothie Bowl
9. Almond Butter S’mores
10. DIY Pink Drink
11. Cheezy Sauce for Pasta with Kale
12. Summer Salad: Chili-Lime Mango-Avocado Quinoa Power Salad
13. Vegan Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream
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Copycat Green Tea Frappuccino
- 1 cup non-dairy milk
- ½ – 1 frozen banana (optional — add more ice if omitting)
- ⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1-2 teaspoon coconut sugar for sweetness (you could also just use the banana for sweetness, or try a Medjool date)
- 1 cup ice
- 1 teaspoon organic matcha green tea (I use Encha, my favorite brand)
- Coconut Whip on top
- Add the non-dairy milk, optional frozen banana, vanilla, coconut sugar, matcha green tea and ice to a blender – I use my Vitamix.
- Blend from low to high until frothy and smooth. Add more ice for a frostier, thicker blend. Add more liquid for a thinner blend.
- Finish with a swirl of coconut whip. I use a frosting bag to create the pretty swirl shape. Tip: Chill the coconut whip in the bag, in the fridge for 5-10 minutes before swirling on top. This helps the whip keep its shape. Top with a dusting of matcha.