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Homemade Frosty Recipe

 

Thankfully our 11 day heat wave of 100+ heat index has ended and we are now enjoying beautiful 80’s!

During that heat wave I didn’t want to cook much and I came across a few delicious summertime frozen drinks that I thought I’d share with you.

Last week, when I was visiting the recipe carnivals I found a drink that I just knew would be a hit in our house! 

homemade frosty

photo via Mom Advice

 Amy from Mom Advice posted how to make Home Made Wendy’s Frosty!!

This yummy chocolate summertime treat tastes just like a Wendy’s Frosty! The original recipe is from The Hillbilly Housewife’s “Magic Milkshake”. Be sure to read her post for variations and explanation of ingredients.

Thanks to Amy, I’ve scored the “coolest mom ever” points by making this frosty treat several times already. So far our favorite has been with a scoop of peanut butter!

Homemade Frosty

Yield: 4

Serving Size: 12 oz

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups ice water
  • 1-1/2 cups nonfat dry milk powder
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 to 1-1/2 trays of ice cubes, as much as you can spare
  • 2 tablespoons corn oil plus a 5-second squirt of non-stick spray for emulsification purpose (I substitute the corn oil with canola oil & you can read her notes on why you need that non-stick spray)

Instructions

  1. Place all of the ingredients into the blender, including the oil and the non-stick spray. Use less water for thicker milk shakes and more water for shakes that are easy on your blender motor. The blender should be about 3/4’s full.
  2. Place the lid on.
  3. Process for a full 2 minutes.
  4. Pour into cups and serve.
  5. Enjoy!
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You may also enjoy Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

So pull out your blenders and enjoy some delicious Summer in Glass!

 

 

   
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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

30 Responses to “Homemade Frosty Recipe”

  1. Amy posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:17 am (#
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    I am so glad they have been a hit. Thank you so much for the shout out- I appreciate it. I am feeling like a homemade Frosty already :)

  2. Amy posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:17 am (#
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    I am so glad they have been a hit. Thank you so much for the shout out- I appreciate it. I am feeling like a homemade Frosty already :)

  3. Pat@Back Porch Musings posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:22 am (#
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    Both of these look great. I'm saving them and will definitely give them a try.

    We are certainly enjoying these lovely 80's, too! Wonderful, isn't it!

  4. Pat@Back Porch Musings posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:22 am (#
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    Both of these look great. I'm saving them and will definitely give them a try.

    We are certainly enjoying these lovely 80's, too! Wonderful, isn't it!

  5. Deanna posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:23 am (#
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    That strawberry lemonade looks wonderful! I could use a cup now! How can it be this hot at 7:20 in the morning?

  6. Deanna posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:23 am (#
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    That strawberry lemonade looks wonderful! I could use a cup now! How can it be this hot at 7:20 in the morning?

  7. Jennifer posted on June 30, 2009 at 12:32 pm (#
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    looks yummy! The kids will certainly love it!

  8. Jennifer posted on June 30, 2009 at 12:32 pm (#
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    looks yummy! The kids will certainly love it!

  9. Alli Worthington {@alliworthington} posted on June 30, 2009 at 2:21 pm (#
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    Love it! Thank you for sharing it with I am Blissfully Domestic! I stumbled it for ya. So yummy!

  10. Alli Worthington {@alliworthington} posted on June 30, 2009 at 2:21 pm (#
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    Love it! Thank you for sharing it with I am Blissfully Domestic! I stumbled it for ya. So yummy!

  11. Christi @ A Southern Life posted on June 30, 2009 at 4:08 pm (#
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    I'm cooler just reading about them!

    Christi

  12. Christi @ A Southern Life posted on June 30, 2009 at 4:08 pm (#
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    I'm cooler just reading about them!

    Christi

  13. Lisa posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm (#
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    Great recipes! I think we're gonna need these this summer!

  14. Lisa posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:02 pm (#
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    Great recipes! I think we're gonna need these this summer!

  15. Brenda posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:52 pm (#
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    I love strawberry lemonade

  16. Brenda posted on June 30, 2009 at 8:52 pm (#
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    I love strawberry lemonade

  17. Lisa@BlessedwithGrace posted on June 30, 2009 at 11:30 pm (#
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    Thanks for sharing all the great links and recipes!! Thanks for linking up to Tempt My Tummy Tuesday.

  18. Lisa@BlessedwithGrace posted on June 30, 2009 at 11:30 pm (#
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    Thanks for sharing all the great links and recipes!! Thanks for linking up to Tempt My Tummy Tuesday.

  19. Saucy posted on July 1, 2009 at 6:42 am (#
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    I might try that milkshake but of course I will try the strawberry lemonade, I think Loopy might just love it. Have you ever heard of malt powder? I think my dad has some, it might work in the milkshake too.

  20. Saucy posted on July 1, 2009 at 6:42 am (#
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    I might try that milkshake but of course I will try the strawberry lemonade, I think Loopy might just love it. Have you ever heard of malt powder? I think my dad has some, it might work in the milkshake too.

  21. TidyMom posted on July 1, 2009 at 7:51 am (#
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    Saucy, I think I've heard of malt powder, but I've never used it, but you're right, I bet it would work too!! Let me know if you try it!!

    ~TidyMom

  22. TidyMom posted on July 1, 2009 at 7:51 am (#
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    Saucy, I think I've heard of malt powder, but I've never used it, but you're right, I bet it would work too!! Let me know if you try it!!

    ~TidyMom

  23. Kathy Stephenson posted on July 2, 2009 at 11:59 am (#
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    I've been making the "Frostys" since you first posted, and I too have won the "Best Mom on the Block" Ribbon! We make them so much that I have taken to putting the dry ingredients in quart size bags so that everything is pre-measured for me. This would be a great gift to give to someone as a hostess gift to….maybe for a playdate. Type out the directions, give with some colorful cups and straws from the dollar store, pretty packaging and….Voila! A gift!

    Today…we are trying the Strawberry Lemonade!

  24. Kathy Stephenson posted on July 2, 2009 at 11:59 am (#
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    I've been making the "Frostys" since you first posted, and I too have won the "Best Mom on the Block" Ribbon! We make them so much that I have taken to putting the dry ingredients in quart size bags so that everything is pre-measured for me. This would be a great gift to give to someone as a hostess gift to….maybe for a playdate. Type out the directions, give with some colorful cups and straws from the dollar store, pretty packaging and….Voila! A gift!

    Today…we are trying the Strawberry Lemonade!

  25. Robin posted on July 3, 2009 at 5:14 am (#
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    Just had a friend of FB ask me for a recipe for strawberry lemonade…I sent her here for yours! Looks great!!!
    Happy 4th!
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

  26. Robin posted on July 3, 2009 at 5:14 am (#
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    Just had a friend of FB ask me for a recipe for strawberry lemonade…I sent her here for yours! Looks great!!!
    Happy 4th!
    Robin
    All Things Heart and Home

  27. Vera posted on August 8, 2009 at 12:42 am (#
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    I looooove Wendy's Frosty, I gotta try this sometime!
    Thanks for sharing! :)

  28. Vera posted on August 8, 2009 at 12:42 am (#
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    I looooove Wendy's Frosty, I gotta try this sometime!
    Thanks for sharing! :)

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