Trust me, this Wendy’s Frosty Recipe is one recipe you don’t want to miss! Not only are they incredibly easy to make, but they’re also a lot cheaper than buying them from Wendy’s.
If you love chocolate ice cream recipes, then this is the recipe for you. I know that this Wendy’s frosty recipe will become one of your favorites as soon as you try it out.
Wendys Frosty Recipe
Frosty is the signature dish of the fast-food restaurant and was introduced in 1969 when the restaurant first opened. In 2006 a vanilla flavor was introduced at the request of customers, but I have to admit that I’m partial to the chocolate treat.
Why I Love This Recipe
If you’re looking for an easy and delicious ice cream treat, then you need to try this Wendy’s Frosty Recipe.
- Easy to make
- Fun to make
- Always a hit at parties
- Perfect for picky eaters
If you love chocolate ice cream, you may also enjoy this Simple Chocolate Ice Cream recipe.
This copycat frosty only requires a few simple ingredients that you probably have on hand. All of the ingredients are easy to find at your local grocery store.
- heavy whipping cream
- whole milk
- vanilla extract
- chocolate syrup
- vanilla ice cream
Milk: Whole milk really tastes best, but you can use 2% if you are out of whole milk.
Heavy Cream: Half and half can be used in place of heavy whipping in a pinch.
Equipment Needed / Helpful Tools
You only need a few kitchen tools to help you make this recipe.
How to Make Wendy’s Frosty
This Wendy’s Frosty Recipe is incredibly easy to make and is always a hit at parties. If you’re looking for an easy and delicious ice cream treat, then this recipe is for you.
Step 1: Mix the cream, vanilla, milk, and sugar
In a blender, mix the cream, milk, vanilla, and sugar.
Step 2: Add the ice cream and chocolate syrup
Add the ice cream and chocolate syrup. Blend until completely combined and smooth.
Step 3: Freeze for at least five hours
Place in the freezer for 5 hours.
Variations / Options / Add-Ins
You can get really creative with the add-ins that you use in this Wendy’s Frosty recipe. Here are some fun ideas that I love:
Strawberry Syrup: Replace the chocolate syrup with strawberry syrup for a strawberry frosty.
Mix-Ins: Mix in your favorite ingredients like nuts and candy, or Oreos.
Float: Add your favorite soda to make an ice cream float.
Here are some fun ideas for toppings to add on your chocolate frosty.
- caramel syrup
- whipped cream
- chopped nuts
- chopped candy bars
- crushed cookies
- Be sure to allow this homemade Wendys frosty to harden completely before serving. It will need to chill for at least five hours.
- If you are using 2% milk, be sure to use heavy whipping cream so that your frosty comes out creamy and flavorful.
- To make this copycat frosty, make sure all of your ingredients are cold before you begin.
- Depending on what size blender you have will determine how much you should make at a time. If the blender is too full it may not blend properly. You can always add more to the blender if needed.
Do you have questions about this Wendy’s Frosty Recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.
Store in the freezer for up to two months.
Yes, you can always double this recipe if needed. Though you may need to make this is in two separate batches.
Yes, you can make this recipe in a food processor. I suggest pulsing it for 1-second intervals until the frosty has thickened.
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Wendy’s Frosty Recipe
- Measuring cup
- Measuring spoon
- Airtight container
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup chocolate syrup
- 2 cups vanilla ice cream
- In a blender, mix the cream, milk, vanilla and sugar.
- Add the ice cream and chocolate syrup. Blend until completely combined and smooth.
- Place in the freezer for 5 hours.
Need to run to the store for a few ingredients first? Don’t forget to pin this recipe so you can find it when you’re ready to cook!