Monday, March 16, 2020

Wendy's Frosty Recipe Copycat

Our Homemade Wendys Frosty Recipe is the ultimate copycat recipe, made with just 3 simple ingredients! You can make this shake in minutes, and it tastes just like the real thing!

Wendys frosty fans unite… I’ve come up with the most perfect copycat EVER!  It tastes just like the real deal, and is so simple to make… I bet you can’t guess the secret ingredient!

Wendy's Frosty Ingredients

Growing up, I was a HUGE Wendys frosty fan.  Okay, who am I kidding… I still am!  Now they have the vanilla flavor, but my heart still belongs to the original chocolate flavor.

Wendy's Frosty Recipe Copycat

I’ve been trying for a long time to recreate that classic frosty flavor… to no avail.  Don’t get me wrong, I made some pretty delicious chocolate shakes, but none that were just right until now!

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Wendys Frosty in a blender

Helpful Tips to make Wendy's Copycat Frosty:

  • Make sure you soften the vanilla ice cream.  Just leaving it out on the counter for 5-10 minutes should do the trick.
  • The recipe makes a frosty with a classically semi-melted consistency.  If you prefer a “harder” or thicker frosty, use slightly less milk.

What you will need to make Wendy's Copycat Frosty:

  • Blender I’ve been using this blender for years and I love that it still works amazingly well!
  • NesquikThis is what you’ll want to look for.


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Wendys Frosty Recipe Copycat

Wendys Frosty Recipe is the ultimate copycat recipe, made with just 3 simple ingredients! You can make it in minutes, and it tastes just like the real thing!
prep time: 5 MINScook time: total time: 5 mins


  • 4 cups good vanilla ice cream (softened slightly)
  •      1 cup milk (I usually use whole)
  • 8-9 tsp Nesquik powder


  1. Add all ingredients to blender, cover, and blend until smooth and creamy (you may have to scrape the sides of the blender once, then blend again).
  2. Pour into serving glasses and serve with a straw or spoon.

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  1. Just made this for my husband. He said it's the real deal!

    1. I am so happy to hear we nailed it, Betsy. Thanks for commenting!

  2. Omg very good just like Wendy's Yummy😁

  3. Could I use 1% milk? That's all we use in our house. I've used it for other recipes and it works OK.

  4. I have ate my ice cream like that scent I was young

  5. What flavor Nesquik?

  6. Ovaltine is better!

  7. Now I need fries to dip in my frosty! Yumm

  8. strawberry nesquik is amazing also

  9. If I want to make just vanilla frosty do I just use ice cream and milk?

    thanks Dorothy


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