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Healthy Salted Caramel Frappe

by Kristen


This Salted Caramel Healthy Frappe has been on my “List of things to make” for quite some time.  My list.  I don’t have access to my master list!   That’s right folks, I am writing to you from my old computer with the cracked screen.  I have not used this computer since my early days of blogging.  My apple should be fixed in a few days though.

Last year, I posted a recipe for a Healthy Coffee Frappe.   It was so delicious and popular, that I decided that this year, I will need to play around with different flavors a bit.  This Salted Caramel Frappe has only 6 ingredients and no added sugar.

One of the things I have been doing lately, is refrigerating my leftover coffee for iced coffee the next day.  This recipe requires your coffee to be cold.  You can always use the cold brew from Trader Joes, but don’t use nearly as much.  Store bought cold brew is very concentrated



The Caramel taste comes from dates.  You will want to soak them overnight.   No sugar is added to this Frappe because enough natural sweetness is achieved with frozen bananas and the dates.

Salted Caramel Frozen Coffee Frappe 


2/3 cups of Cold Coffee

1/3 cup of milk ( milk of your choice)

1 frozen banana

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 pitted medjool date- soaked overnight

pinch of salt

Method: Add all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.  drink right away and enjoy!


This turned out really well.  This Frappe solves my post workout dilemma.  More Coffee? or Something Healthy?  Shortly after taking these pictures, I actually poured this right into a travel mug and drank it when I was driving to pick up my son at preschool.

I have not thought of any other healthy coffee frappe flavors as of yet, but who knows?



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Virginia April 11, 2020 - 4:19 pm

I have tried many frozen coffee recipes but this is by far the best! I love that the banana makes it unnecessary to use ice cubes which make the texture weird and icy-the banana makes it creamy and healthy but it tastes decadent! Thanks for this recipe since I am not able to go to my favorite local coffee shop because of the corona virus.

Alison September 17, 2016 - 9:23 pm

I am having trouble finding the medjool dates in my area. Anything that can be substituted for them?

Kristen September 17, 2016 - 9:24 pm

possibly frozen figs. But also, check the dried fruit department for dates there.

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Leonie May 12, 2016 - 12:09 am

Just tried this but when i measured the cold coffee that i had kept overnight in the fridge (with the date soaking in it) i only had 1/3 cup. I used that and the same amounts for the other ingredients as in the recipe. It turned out well. It would have been way too strong for me with 2/3 cup of coffee.

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Carmela E. Hopper September 24, 2015 - 4:30 pm

I love this recipe I will actually try it out, but I will use Javita Weight Loss Coffee as my base. Then you can call it Heathier Caramel Frappe. Our coffee is instant, dissolves in cold water, 100% natural, gluten-free, alkaline based so its not acidic and kosher certified.

Shanah July 8, 2015 - 1:47 am

What do you do to soak the date?


Diane Burke June 7, 2015 - 4:03 am

Hi …I was wondering where you purchase that brand of dates and what did u soak it in ? Thanks !

Kristen June 7, 2015 - 6:14 pm

I soak the dates in water. And I usually buy my dates on amazon. It’s much cheaper.

Vicki May 26, 2015 - 10:18 am

What is the calorie content? I definitely want to make this but I have to watch the calories.

Anna Banana May 21, 2015 - 7:17 pm

What are you supposed to soak the dates in?

Kristen May 22, 2015 - 2:16 pm


Life as a Convert May 12, 2015 - 1:33 am

I love the idea of this and that it has no added sugar. I am saving this to try later.

Gabriel May 12, 2015 - 1:26 am

We do a lot of frappes, instead of cold brew or strong coffee and ice, we just make coffee ice cubes from the left over coffee. This is great tasting also.

Raijean May 11, 2015 - 3:16 pm

Oh, now I need to try this. I’m looking for ways to add more flavor to my diet.

Erin May 11, 2015 - 12:58 pm

Healthy? Are you serious? I can definitely get into that! I’ll be adding this to my grocery list for sure!

Chubskulit Rose May 11, 2015 - 10:25 am

Thanks a lot for sharing this, it looks and sounds heavenly. I will definitely try this, it woild be a great thing to have after my walk.

touristmeetstraveler May 11, 2015 - 3:34 am

This is so yummy, I love frappes and this salted caramel one really catches my attention. I love a more healthy alternative to my favorite things, i will try this out.

Cherri Megasko May 10, 2015 - 9:24 pm

Wait … do you realize you just used the word “healthy” in the same breath as “salted” and “caramel”? Just kidding. This sounds delicious.

ricci May 10, 2015 - 8:11 pm

You had me at healthy. I am a frappe addict but don’t get them often because they are so bad for you!! I love that this one is sugar free!!

Bonnie @ wemake7 May 10, 2015 - 6:23 pm

Oh my word! I’m like going to go make this as soon as I finish commenting on your post! Yum!

Theresa May 10, 2015 - 6:06 pm

These look delicious! I can’t wait to try it.

Krystal May 10, 2015 - 5:58 pm

These look so good! I love frappes and usually go with a mocha. I should try caramel!

Rosey May 10, 2015 - 3:40 pm

This is the kind of drink my husband and two grown kids just love. I have never thought to make one at home.

Ann Bacciaglia May 10, 2015 - 2:59 am

This looks so delicious. I will have to try it this weekend. I am sure my family will love it.

Amanda May 10, 2015 - 2:43 am

This sounds great. I love the combo of salty and sweet right now, so this is right up my alley.

Jeanine May 9, 2015 - 1:24 pm

This sounds really great! I don’t drink much of this stuff but in the summer I try new drinks, this would be great to try!

Robin Rue (@massholemommy) May 8, 2015 - 11:43 pm

Healthy you say? Does that mean I can have two then? LOL. I hope so because these sound to die for 🙂


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