Copycat Wendy’s Frosty

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5 from 6 votes
Wendy's frosty recipe is the perfect way to end a tough day. This recipe will allow you to make this chocolatey, thick, creamy, dessert at home.
Prep: 5 minutes
freezing time: 5 hours
Total: 5 hours 5 minutes
Tall clear glass with copycat wendys frosty with a blue and white spiral straw.

Wendy’s Frosty recipe is the perfect way to end a tough day. This copypcat recipe will allow you to make this chocolatey, thick, creamy, dessert at home.

Tall clear glass with copycat wendys frosty with a blue and white spiral straw.

This Wendy’s frosty recipe is a version that you can make at home anytime you need a special cool treat. It is easy to make and only takes 5 minutes plus some freezing time.

Who invented the Frosty? Find out here.

  • 5 Minutes to Make: Simple to make.
  • Easy Ingredients: All easy ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: Why? Kids will love to make them as well as eat them.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Have them on hand all summer when you need something cool and refreshing.
Ablender in the background with two frosty's in the front with a smattering of chocolate chips.with

What You Need to Make Wendy’s Chocolate Frosty

Ingredients

  • heavy whipping cream
  • whole milk
  • vanilla extract
  • sugar
  • chocolate syrup
  • vanilla ice cream
Glass dishes with ice cream, milk, chocolate chips and vanilla.

Equipment

How to Make Homemade Wendys Frosty Recipe – Step by Step

Blender with ingredients before, during and after blending the Wendys frosty shake.
  • In Blender:  First, in a blender, mix the cream, milk, vanilla and sugar.
  • Ice Cream: Second, add the ice cream and chocolate syrup. Next, blend until completely combined and smooth.
  • Freeze:   Finally, place in the freezer for 5 hours.

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Common Questions About Wendy’s Frosty

HOW DO I STORE THE FROSTY

Definitely, store the Wendy’s frosty recipe in an airtight container.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE VANILLA IN PLACE OF CHOCOLATE?

Indeed, you can make this recipe a vanilla version with a vanilla ice cream and vanilla syrup.

RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Of course, it is easy to make the amount you need for your family. Simply increase or decrease as required.

THIS RECIPE BE MADE AHEAD OF TIME?

It is definitely a requirement for this recipe but you can make it days in advance if you need.

WHAT TO SERVE WITH THIS FROSTY RECIPE?

Make a whole take out meal. For Example:
>Air Fryer Chick Fil A Nuggets
>Air Fryer In and Out Animal Fries
>Starbucks Lemon Loaf

Top shot of a wendys frosty with two blue and white straws.

Expert Tips for Making Wendy’s Frosty Recipe

  • Add Chocolate Ice cream: Make it more chocolatey by adding chocolate ice cream.
  • Toppings: Feel free to add chocolate whip cream, mini chocolate chips or crushed cookies.
  • Variation tip: A dairy free version could be made with dairy free milk and creams.
  • Alternate ingredient: Use low calorie or alternatively sugar free ice cream, syrups etc.

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Copycat Wendy’s Frosty

5 from 6 votes
Wendy's frosty recipe is the perfect way to end a tough day. This recipe will allow you to make this chocolatey, thick, creamy, dessert at home.
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Servings: 3 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
freezing time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 5 minutes

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • Add Chocolate Ice cream: Make it more chocolatey by adding chocolate ice cream.
  • Toppings: Feel free to add chocolate whip cream, mini chocolate chips or crushed cookies.
  • Variation tip: A dairy free version could be made with dairy free milk and creams.
  • Alternate ingredient: Use low calorie or alternatively sugar free ice cream, syrups etc.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 720kcal | Carbohydrates: 77g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 155mg | Sodium: 171mg | Potassium: 457mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 1664IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 261mg | Iron: 1mg

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