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S'mores Frappuccino DIY

Tonight I made my first attempt at crafting my own version of the S'mores Frappuccino from Starbucks.

I love the S'mores Frappuccino. In the last week, I might've had like 3 of them. Maybe more than that. But the problem is that they're so expensive when you get them at Starbucks. A small cost me about $5 and was gone in minutes.

So what does someone do when they want something but they can't afford to keep buying it? We make it ourselves!

The recipe came from the following video, and I have to say, it tastes just like the one from Starbucks. Though personally, I think I could've let mine freeze a little longer and maybe added more milk. But hey, that's what trial and error are for!



Here's my first attempt!


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