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Mocha Cooler

Rated as 4.7 out of 5 Stars

"Why go to a coffee shop for an iced mocha drink when you can easily whip up a refreshing glass at home? 'I created this mocha mix from a few basic ingredients,' shares Napa, California's Susan Beck. 'Now I can enjoy this cool beverage whenever I want.'"
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Ingredients

15 m servings
Original recipe yields 14 servings

Directions

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  1. With a rolling pin, crush coffee granules into a fine powder between sheets of waxed paper. Place in an airtight container. Add the sugar, milk powder, creamer, cocoa and salt; mix well. Store in a cool dry place for up to 1 year.
  2. To prepare cooler: In a blender, combine the ice, milk and 1/2 cup of mocha mix; cover and process on high until smooth. Pour into glasses. Top with whipped topping if desired.

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Most helpful positive review

I am hooked on McDonald's Frappes. This recipe is so close to them, that I will probably not be buying Frappes anymore. I have served them to a number of people and the recipe has gotten raves...

Most helpful critical review

I hate to give anything a bad rating but the title 'Mocha Cooler' is a bit misleading. This tasted more like a malted milk shake so if that is what you are looking for then this might be for you...

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I am hooked on McDonald's Frappes. This recipe is so close to them, that I will probably not be buying Frappes anymore. I have served them to a number of people and the recipe has gotten raves...

Yummy! I did not have any powder coffee creamer, so when I mixed everything together in the blender, I added some half and half to the milk. This was delicious and refreshing. I like having the ...

This is five stars with a tiny bit of modification for me. I doubled the coffee and used 1/3 c. of mix to make the drink instead of 1/2 and it was perfection. SO good!! Very addicting and I u...

I did a half batch and omitted the coffee so I can use the mix in hot coffee or tea, or I can add instant coffee crystals, or I can even add brewed coffee. I mixed the dry mix in the blender so ...

I found a container of instant coffee in the back of my pantry and thanks to the Ingredient Search on this website, I was able to find a use for it! This recipe also called for non-dairy creamer...

This is every bit as good as McDonalds. I used Spenda baking sugar instead of sugar to save a little calories. When I made it I used skim milk.

wonderful!!!! This is just like McDonald's Mocca frappe....it will save me a ton of money.

All I can say is "God Bless You Susan Beck"!!!! I can't waite to share this with my friends at work today - we all love Mickey D's frappe's - now we can make them lower cal. and cheap!! I did ad...

*** Update 6/17/11: In case anyone's wondering - this does not work with regular coffee grounds. It has to be instant coffee. *** I have personally tested three different McDonald's Mocha Frap...