It has been raining a lot here lately.

DIY S'mores Frappucino Almost every day, like clockwork, you can expect some form of rain to fall from the sky. Even on Wednesday, the sun was shining ever so brightly until late afternoon and by seven, BOOM.

I haven’t seen this much rain since I was little. I loved rainy days. I didn’t like it when someone would sing the “rain, rain go away” song because I didn’t want it to go away! You could find me – sometimes in the rain – sloshing around in puddles or attempting to send my brother’s small turtle down the little stream which flowed on our street.

Flower | Sempre DolceBut then a drought happened and rain wasn’t as frequent as it was in the spring days of yesteryear – that is, until this year. It’s been great but for a lot of people it hasn’t been so fun and dandy. We have been very fortunate here in Fort Worth to not get the worst of the weather!

What about you, do you like rainy days? Are you like me and love watching the dark clouds roll in, rumbles of thunder, lightning streaking through the sky and the anticipation of a downpour?

Another (off topic) question: have you tried the S’mores Frappuccino from Starbucks yet? I have and am hooked!

I wasn’t at first though; it’s one of those drinks that just seems to grow on you. When I first tried it the initial reaction was “eh” – good but not at the top of my list. I still preferred a peppermint java chip or cookie crumble (chocolate whipped cream!!). But then I found myself CRAVING it. Now I’m in love and as I know there is a very good chance that it will be gone after summer, something has to be done, right? Enter DIY S’mores Frappuccinos!

DIY S'mores FrappucinoThese Frappes are pretty easy to throw together and of course refreshing and delicious; perfect for the coming summer months.

I knew that this wouldn’t be hard to replicate except on one account… how on earth do you get graham cracker flavored coffee??

I did some research but couldn’t really come up with what I was looking for. I did find a graham cracker flavored concentrate that I almost bought but how many of you would want to order that?

One thing I found at first but was hesitant to buy was Torani’s S’mores (sugar free) Syrup.
For one thing, it was s’mores flavor and not graham cracker. For another it was sugar free. No big deal, but it’s sweetened with Splenda which I am not a fan of, to say the least – it’s terrible for your health! When going without sugar I prefer things sweetened as naturally as possible and preferably with stevia.

DIY S'mores Frappucino However, I did want this to be as accessible as possible so Torani it is!

I’m not sure if it’s me or what but don’t faint over the fact that I use six tablespoons of syrup instead of the suggested two (or whatever it was). I tried two. I tried four. And to be quite honest, if I were making it again, I would probably do eight but I’ll leave that up to your personal taste. I just couldn’t taste much s’mores action until I hit six tablespoons.

Marshmallow infused whipped cream. Let’s talk about this for a second. Fresh whipped cream and marshmallow fluff (or creme) is all there is to it. But this is simple beauty, my friends. I would go so far as to say that the whipped cream is my favorite part of the entire drink. Think of all the other things this could go into! or onto!

DIY S'mores FrappucinoI also love that I’m charge of how much goes in the bottom of the cup because hey, I kind of like the stuff. So in that vein may I just say that if you are anything like me, double the whipped cream recipe. Just do.

Now that you have S’mores Frappuccinos right at your fingertips, you won’t be having the blues when it disappears from the stores – or when Starbucks RUNS OUT of supplies like I’ve had happen on a couple of occasions, ahem…

Cottura felice!

DIY S'mores FrappucinoThe lowdown: Creamy frozen coffee infused with the flavor of s’mores is poured on top of marshmallow whipped cream and a dark chocolate sauce then topped with more whipped cream and graham cracker crumbs to make for an awesome summer treat!

DIY S'mores Frappuccinos
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    Marshmallow Whipped Cream1 C. heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tbsp. granulated sugar (optional)
  • 1 1/2 C. marshmallow fluff or creme
  • S'mores Frappuccino1/2 C. brewed dark coffee, chilled
  • 1/2 C. milk
  • 2 C. ice cubes
  • 6 tbsp. Torani S'mores Syrup (more if you want stronger flavor)
  • For assemblingmarshmallow whipped cream
  • chocolate sauce (I used Torani dark chocolate sauce)
  • s'mores frappuccino
  • graham cracker crumbs (optional)


    Marshmallow Whipped CreamIn the bowl of a stand mixer using the whisk attachment (or a handheld mixer) beat together whipping cream and sugar until stiff peaks form.
  1. Fold in marshmallow fluff - you may also need to whisk (I used a hand whisk) vigorously for a moment to remove any lumps.
  2. Store in fridge while making frappuccino.
  3. S'mores FrappuccinoIn a blender place chilled coffee, syrup, ice cubes and milk and blend until combined.
    To assembleIn the bottom of a glass place desired amount of whipped cream. Top with about 2 tbsp. chocolate syrup and pour frappuccino on top.
  4. Top with more whipped cream, graham cracker crumbs, and chocolate syrup, if desired.
  5. I only made one glass, but I think it makes about 4 servings total.


I would recommended using a sturdy wide straw. :)




14 Comments on DIY S’mores Frappuccinos

  1. Silvia
    May 30, 2015 at 4:49 am (2 years ago)
    very delicious, a greeting Reply
    • Lexi
      May 30, 2015 at 11:53 am (2 years ago)
      Thanks - glad you stopped by! Reply
  2. Juanita Starnes
    May 30, 2015 at 3:38 pm (2 years ago)
    I love all your recipes. You have a fabulous blog, Lexi. You should get some sponsors and make money on this!! I am so proud of you, Lexi. You have so many talents! Reply
    • Lexi
      May 30, 2015 at 10:13 pm (2 years ago)
      Thanks, Gran! :) Reply
  3. Amanda
    June 5, 2015 at 10:29 pm (2 years ago)
    This is rockin' my world! Delicious and gorgeous!!! Reply
    • Lexi
      June 6, 2015 at 12:03 pm (2 years ago)
      Thanks so much, Amanda!! Reply
  4. Beeta @ Mon Petit Four
    June 9, 2015 at 5:32 pm (2 years ago)
    Oh my goodness, Lexi! This looks amazing! I had no idea Starbucks had a s'mores frapp (I've apparently been living under a rock). Your discussion about the graham cracker flavor was really intriguing because you're right, how the heck do you get graham cracker flavor into a coffee drink? But you obviously came up with a great solution, as this drink looks phenomenal. Seriously one of the most creative and tasty-looking blended coffee beverages I've ever seen here in the food blogging realm. Gorgeous job! Reply
    • Lexi
      June 9, 2015 at 7:31 pm (2 years ago)
      Thank you so much!! Yes, you definitely need to try the drink from Starbucks! It's one of those things that just seems to grow on you until before you know it, your craving one every day... :) It's ridiculous how small the selection is in the way of graham cracker flavoring - thank goodness the Torani syrup worked out! Reply
  5. Lindsey @ a honey blossom
    June 15, 2015 at 10:20 pm (2 years ago)
    I love making homemade frappuccinos, but usually I just make plain mocha ones. These look like an amazing way to mix it up! Great for summer. Reply
    • Lexi
      June 16, 2015 at 9:23 am (2 years ago)
      Thanks! What's sad is that until this, I had never made a frappuccino before! :) Reply
  6. Chi
    June 24, 2015 at 11:33 am (2 years ago)
    I would totally marry that frappucino if it was legal. This is the ultimate foodporn ! Love your recipes. Are you interested in becoming a Chicory recipe partner? Reply
    • Lexi
      June 24, 2015 at 1:38 pm (2 years ago)
      Lol, thanks so much!! I would love to become a Chicory recipe partner - do I just need to go to your website and sign up? :) Reply
      • Chi
        June 24, 2015 at 1:40 pm (2 years ago)
        Yes! Just go to our website and click "Sign up with Chicory" ! Reply
        • Lexi
          June 24, 2015 at 2:54 pm (2 years ago)
          Great, thanks! Reply

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