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Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino

4.46 from 251 votes
Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino - Want to save your money and your waistline? make homemade Starbucks Frappucinos!!!

Hi Bold Bakers!

I have to tell you honestly that drinking green tea is not my bag. I’m an Irish Breakfast Tea kinda gal. However, when it comes to Green Tea Starbucks Frappuccinos I’m down. I’ll admit the added sweetness in their Frappuccino does make the drink that much more delicious. The kind of sweetness that you know can’t be good for you. The kind that makes you think to yourself how many calories is this? My answer to you is “don’t ask questions that you don’t want the answers to.”

Like a lot of people Starbucks is part of my everyday routine. In the morning I go for a tall Flat White to wake me up and then on birthdays and special occasions I get a Frappuccino. The reason I reserve them for these times is because they can tend to be heavy on the caloric side. Now I’m sure you know me well enough by now to know I’m not a calorie counter, but after a few regular visit to Starbucks those calories start to add up.

In my humble opinion, my Frappuccinos taste just like the real thing but without the pumps of syrups and artificial flavors. Let’s try making them with all natural ingredients and let the results speak for themselves. I think our waistlines and wallets will thank us. 

Starbucks in all of its wisdom has created over 30 flavors of Frappuccinos because they happen to be their best selling drink. Out of those 30 flavors, Green Tea Frappuccino is their second most popular drink they sell. It’s mind blowing to get your head around, however I can see why. If you can’t find Matcha Powder where you live, you can always order it here on Amazon.

Like a lot of my recipes these are customizable to suit you. If you don’t like strawberries, use raspberries. If you don’t eat dairy use dairy-free milk like almond or soy. There really aren’t any strict rules you have to follow when it comes to these drinks. And on that note, come up with your own flavors, nothing is written in stone, get creative. 

Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino - Want to save your money and your waistline? make homemade Starbucks Frappucinos!!!

If you like this recipe then check out my Homemade Starbucks Strawberries and Cream Frappuccino and Starbucks Mocha Frappuccino.

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Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino

4.46 from 251 votes
Make your own Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino at home with my easy recipe featuring all-natural ingredients. Enjoy a homemade Green Tea Frappuccino anytime!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 16 oz
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Make your own Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino at home with my easy recipe featuring all-natural ingredients. Enjoy a homemade Green Tea Frappuccino anytime!
Author: Gemma Stafford
Servings: 16 oz

Ingredients

  • 10 ice cubes
  • 1 cup (8oz/240 ml) full fat milk
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 ½ tablespoon premium Japanese matcha-green tea powder

Instructions

  • Blend all ingredients in a blender and until smooth, creamy and even in color.
  • Enjoy immediately

 

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Arianna
Arianna
1 year ago

I never leave comments.. literally on anything… but… this was freaking genius! I really wanted Starbucks green tea frappe and I didn’t want to walk there (it’s like a 5 min walk but I’m lazy asf and was still in my pjs ahahahahah) sooo I had green tea matcha powder and a blender and was like hmmm lemme find what I can do with this. Bam. I’m awake now and my craving’s fulfilled. Now I can get all my work done, soo seriously, thank you for this genius recipe!

Tatita
Tatita
1 year ago

I wouldn’t add too much vanilla as the taste is very strong

someone
someone
3 months ago

Would i be able to do this recipe with matcha green tea bags? If so how? If anyone knows would they be able to take a moment and kindly tell me? Thankyou 🙂

Starbucks lover
Starbucks lover
2 months ago

OK so… OMG this is AMAZING! i’m in quarantine, as everyone else is so i couldn’t get it from Starbucks. This is DELISH! I finished mine very quickly! 🙂 Thx for this recipe!

Molly M
Molly M
5 months ago

Definitely needs more sweetener and/or less matcha powder. I used 6 tbsp of powdered sugar and it was still so bitter. I used unsweetened almond milk instead of cow’s milk, so maybe that’s why. The consistency was perfect, very smooth and creamy.

Maddy
Maddy
10 months ago

Love this recipe. But I’m just curious, would you know how many calories are in this?

Kavin
Kavin
1 year ago

Hey! Where I live the green tea frappe isn’t on the menu but I got the chance of trying it on a trip and i loved it! However I couldn’t find good matcha here too, and I read that matcha and green tea are quite similar (difference in processing or something) so I was wondering what kind of an effect it would have if i used green tea powder?
Thanks ????

Marcila Scott
Marcila Scott
1 year ago

I couldn’t wait to try the recipe for Starbucks Matcha Green tea Frappacino. But I had to throw it away . It taste so awful .
I don’t understand what I did wrong .
The guy at Starbucks says they add a simple syrup .

josey
josey
1 year ago

i really enjoyed the recipe! i would like to add that, in order to keep it from separating, add a little bit of fruit fresh! it doesn’t change the flavor at all either!

Conan
Conan
1 month ago

Hello, I was just wondering, can you use honey instead of the sugar? Thank you!

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