Homemade Chocolate Frosty {Wendy’s Copycat}

Homemade Chocolate Frosty is a creamy, blended, chocolatey ice-cream treat that will remind you of a Wendy’s Frosty. Thick, rich, and perfect for dipping your french fries into!

Homemade Chocolate Frosty {Wendy’s Copycat}

Wendy’s is a fast-food chain that is known for its hamburgers, fries, and, of course, the Frosty! A frosty is a dairy treat that is similar to a milkshake, but a little thinner in its consistency. I prefer to eat mine with a spoon, but you can sometimes use a straw. It has just a slight chocolate flavor that isn’t too sweet, but so refreshing.

Homemade Chocolate Frosty Ingredients

With just four ingredients and a blender, you can have a milkshake to indulge in.

Ice Cream: Vanilla ice cream is used in this recipe. Yes, this is a chocolate frosty, but the chocolate flavoring comes from the cocoa powder. When Wendy’s introduced the frosty dessert, they wanted just a hint of chocolate so it would not overwhelm the taste of the hamburgers.

Milk: Whole milk will give you the creamiest texture.

Cocoa Powder: Unsweetened cocoa powder is the best choice in this recipe. We tested with Dutch-processed cocoa powder, and the frosty had a slight bitterness to the taste we didn’t prefer.

Homemade Wendy's Chocolate Frosty

How to Make Homemade Chocolate Frosty {Wendy’s Copycat}

This treat is so easy to make, and it does taste like the Wendy’s Frosty that you may know and love! All you need is a blender and the ingredients. Add the ingredients to the blender and mix for 30-60 seconds, or until blended. Pour into your favorite glass and enjoy! This recipe made two servings. And go ahead, dip in your french fries for a sweet and salty snack.

Again, if you want to make a version of a frosty from scratch (meaning use an ice cream maker), I have you covered. Check out this Chocolate Frosty recipe

Homemade Wendy's Chocolate Frosty

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Homemade Chocolate Frosty

Homemade Chocolate Frosty is a creamy, blended, chocolatey ice-cream treat that will remind you of a Wendy’s Frosty.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Homemade Chocolate Frosty
Servings: 2
Calories: 483kcal
Author: Amanda Rettke–iambaker.net

Ingredients

  • 3 cups vanilla ice cream
  • ¾ cup (184g) milk*
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to a blender. Mix until combined (30-60 seconds).
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

*If you want it thicker you can use 1/2 cup of milk. 

Nutrition

Calories: 483kcal
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