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Wendy’s Famous Frosty

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If you love the taste of Wendy’s Famous Frosty, you’ll adore this simple do it yourself homemade recipe to recreate the flavor of both the “Old Recipe” and the “New Recipe”!

What is a Frosty? It’s not quite a shake, not quite ice cream — it’s a FROSTY. Discover what makes these famous fast food desserts (around since 1969!) so memorable. The first frosty sold for just 35¢!

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Wendy’s Famous Frosty New Recipe

2 cups vanilla ice cream — slightly thawed
1/2 cup whole milk
1/4 cup NesQuik (formerly Nestle Quik)
1 teaspoon powdered egg whites

Blend the ingredients together thoroughly in your blender. Stopping to scrape down the sides and then blend again. Freeze for at least 2 hours prior to serving.

This recipe yields 2 regular-sized Frosty’s.

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The “Old” Recipe:

(not the recommended one)
1 (8 oz) container Cool Whip
half gallon chocolate milk
1 can Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk

Combine the sweetened condensed milk and the chocolate milk until thoroughly blended, fold in the cool whip. Freeze. The mixture doesn’t get hard, it’s the consistency of a thick milkshake.

To serve, stir with a heavy spatula, pour into frosted glasses, and Enjoy!

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If you’d prefer a “Skinny Version” of this delicious Frosty, you can try This one here!

How Wendy's Famous Frosty is Made (from Unwrapped) | Unwrapped | Food Network

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Wendy’s Famous Frosty New Recipe

Budget101.com by Melissa 'Liss' Burnell
Wendy’s Frosty is one of the most popular fast food desserts out there. And for good reason! It's creamy, dreamy, and deliciously chocolatey.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Course Copycat ~ Clone, Drinks, MYO
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 349 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • In a blender, add the ice cream, NesQuik, milk, and powdered egg whites.
    2 cups vanilla ice cream — slightly thawed, 1/2 cup whole milk, 1/4 cup NesQuik, 1 teaspoon powdered egg whites
  • Blend the ingredients together thoroughly in your blender, using the pulse option.
  • To ensure the NesQuick blends properly, be sure to scrape down the sides and then blend again.
  • Freeze for at least 2 hours prior to serving.

Notes

The 'OLD' Wendy's Frosty Recipe (not Recommended!)

 1 (8 oz) container Cool Whip
half gallon chocolate milk
1 can Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
  1. Combine the sweetened condensed milk and the chocolate milk until thoroughly blended, fold in the cool whip.
  2. Freeze.
  3. The mixture doesn’t get hard, it’s the consistency of a thick milkshake.
Recipe Size Alteration Note

If you altered the ingedients above by doubling or tripling the recipe, you may also need to change the pan/dish size and adjust the cooking/baking time.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 349kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 9gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 160mgPotassium: 382mgFiber: 1gSugar: 37gVitamin A: 655IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 246mgIron: 1mgNet Carbs: 40g
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