Low-Calorie Recipe Swap for Starbucks Cupcake Crème Frappuccino Blended Crème

Apr 18 2017

Turn Your Cupcake into a Cupshake!

Of course we're drawn to the Cupcake Crème Frappuccino Blended Crème at Starbucks. (We're only human!) But the calorie count is a serious turnoff -- 400 calories for the Grande with 2% milk and whipped cream. And when we tasted it in order to re-create it, we found it to be WAY too sweet. Our version is insanely delicious with a calorie count that'll make you swoon...

Hungry Girl's Healthy Sippable Cupcake Swappuccino Recipe

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Entire recipe (about 16 oz.): 87 calories, 2.5g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 164mg sodium, 5g carbs, 0.5g fiber, 1g sugars, 10.5g protein

Prep: 5 minutes


3/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

3 tbsp. vanilla protein powder with about 100 calories per serving (like the kind by Quest Nutrition or Tera's Whey)

1 packet no-calorie sweetener (like Truvia), or more to taste

1/4 tsp. almond extract

1/4 tsp. vanilla extract

1/8 tsp. butter extract

1 1/4 cups crushed ice (about 10 ice cubes)

Optional topping: natural light whipped topping (like Skinny Truwhip or So Delicious Dairy Free CocoWhip! Light)


Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend at high speed until smooth, stopping and stirring if needed.


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