French Toast and Coffee Frappe

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I was reminiscing about college this past week.  ( realizing that it has been TEN years since I have graduated)  and I was thinking about the coffee house I worked in when I was going to college in Dubuque.  ( this place has since closed)

And I started remembering the French Toast latte that they served.   Yes.  A latte with all the flavors of French Toast.  Yum.    I decided that I wanted to make one.   I decided to put the flavors of French toast into a breakfast coffee frappe.  If you like this French Toast Coffee Frappe, then you will also want to try my Healthy Coffee Frappe and my Salted Caramel Coffee Frappe as well.

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The critical flavors to making this frappe taste like french toast are the vanilla, cinnamon, and the maple syrup.  I usually use this ground vanilla powder, but you can use pure vanilla extract as well.

French Toast Breakfast Frappe  ( Yields 2) 

Ingredients 

Two frozen bananas

3/4 cup of cold coffee  ( I like to stick my leftover coffee in the fridge at night)

One teaspoon of milk  ( optional)

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean powder 0r one teaspoon of pure vanilla extract

1-2 teaspoons of maple syrup  ( depending on your sweetness pallet )

Mix all of the ingredients in your blender and blend.  Pour the mixture into a glass and enjoy!

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I love these healthy frappes.  Not only are they much healthier than what you find at Starbucks, but they help me with my summertime breakfast dilemma.  I don’t always want hot coffee during the summer, but I do still need some caffeine.  Plus, because I am running around trying to get my kids ready, I don’t ever remember to eat.   This frappe has everything I need.   Caffeine- Check.  Breakfast ( bananas).- Check. And something cold. – Check.

There are so many different kinds of French Toast; you could always play around with the flavors too.  Maybe some pecans, or nut would be useful in this also.

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One Comment

  1. Oh my gosh! This sounds like something I would love to have everyday!

     

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