Copycat Wendy’s Triple Berry Frosty Recipe

by Chef Adel
0 comment
Copycat Wendy's Triple Berry Frosty Recipe

Summertime is upon us, and what better way to embrace the warm weather than with a refreshing and delicious dessert that sends your taste buds on a sweet and tangy adventure? I’m thrilled to share a secret that’s been tucked away in my recipe book for far too long – my take on the sensational Wendy’s Triple Berry Frosty Recipe.

This isn’t just any dessert. It’s a call to all berry lovers and Frosty fans to unite and create something truly magical. Whether you’re looking to impress guests at your next barbecue, need a cool treat to enjoy in the backyard, or simply crave a homemade version of this Wendy’s classic, I’ve got you covered.

How to make Wendy’s Triple Berry Frosty

Wendy’s Triple Berry Frosty is a dessert offering from Wendy’s. It featured their signature Frosty blended with a mix of real strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries.

Ingredients

  • Vanilla ice cream: 4 cups (preferably full-fat for that authentic creamy texture)
  • Mixed berries: 1.5 cups (you can use fresh or frozen berries such as strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries)
  • Milk: 1/2 cup (adjust based on desired thickness)
  • Sugar: 2 tablespoons (optional, depending on the sweetness of the berries and your preference)
  • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon (to enhance the flavor)

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Berries: If you are using fresh berries, wash them thoroughly and remove any stems or leaves. If using frozen, there is no need to thaw them as they help to keep the Frosty nice and cool.
  2. Blend the Ingredients: In a blender, combine the vanilla ice cream, mixed berries, milk, sugar (if using), and vanilla extract. Blend on high speed until the mixture is smooth and creamy. You may need to stop the blender a few times to stir the mixture with a spatula to ensure everything blends evenly.
  3. Check Consistency: After blending, check the consistency. If it’s too thick, blend in a little more milk until you reach your desired thickness. Conversely, if it’s too thin, add a bit more ice cream and blend again.
  4. Serve Immediately: Pour the blended Frosty into glasses or bowls and serve immediately for the best texture.
  5. Garnish (Optional): For an extra touch of fancy, garnish with a few whole berries on top or a sprinkle of finely chopped mint leaves.

Tips for the Perfect Wendy’s Triple Berry Frosty

  • Chill Glasses or Bowls: Before serving, chill your glasses or bowls in the freezer for about 10-15 minutes. This helps in keeping your Frosty cool and thick while you enjoy it.
  • Quality Ice Cream: The vanilla ice you start with makes a big difference. Choose a high-quality, creamy ice cream for the best results.
  • Adjust Sweetness: Taste your mixture before freezing. Depending on the natural sweetness of the berries and the ice cream, you may want to adjust the amount of added sugar.
  • Quick Serving: Serve your Frosty as soon as it’s blended. Like the original Wendy’s Frosty, the texture is best enjoyed when fresh out of the blender.

What to serve with

A homemade Wendy’s Triple Berry Frosty is a delightful treat all on its own, but when paired with the right accompaniments, it turns into a full-fledged dessert extravaganza. Whether you’re serving this for a casual family dessert, a summery afternoon snack, or as a sweet ending to a gathering with friends, here are delightful pairings that will elevate your Triple Berry Frosty experience:

Sweet Pairings

  • Freshly Baked Cookies: A classic combination, serve your frosty with a side of warm, gooey chocolate chip or oatmeal raisin cookies. The blend of cold and warm, creamy and chewy, will be a hit.
  • Fruit Pies or Tarts: Complement the berry flavors with a slice of homemade apple pie, peach cobbler, or a lemon tart. The buttery crust and the sweet filling complement the frosty delight.

Savory Snacks

  • Pretzels: For those who love salty-sweet combinations, the crunch of pretzels with the creaminess of the Frosty is perfection. Dip them in or crumble on top for a fun texture contrast.
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwiches: While it might sound unconventional, combining a hot grilled cheese sandwich and a cold Frosty can be quite satisfying. It’s the ultimate comfort duo.

Drink Pairings

  • Sparkling Water: To cleanse the palate between sips of the rich Frosty, serve with a glass of sparkling water, perhaps flavored with a hint of citrus to complement the berries.
  • Coffee or Espresso: For an adult twist, pair the frosty with a strong coffee or espresso. The bitterness will contrast beautifully with the sweet and tangy notes of the frosty.

Special Touches

  • Whipped Cream and Berries: A dollop of whipped cream and a scattering of fresh berries on top makes it even more special and adds an extra layer of texture.
  • Dessert Waffles or Pancakes: If serving the frosty as a brunch treat, pair it with dessert waffles or pancakes. Drizzle them with maple syrup for that decadent touch.

For the Kids

  • Fruit Kabobs: Skewer chunks of various fruits like bananas, pineapples, and more berries. Kids can dip them into the frosty or enjoy them on the side.

Decadent Delights

  • Chocolate Brownies: Serve the frosty alongside a rich, fudgy brownie. It’s a classic for a reason – the chocolate and berry combination is irresistible.

Summer BBQ Fare

  • Grilled Desserts: Follow up a barbecue with a frosty dessert. Grilled peaches or pineapple can be an excellent match for the cool and creamy treat.

Ingredients Substitutes

Triple Berry Frosty Wendy's

When making a homemade version of Wendy’s Triple Berry Frosty, you can modify ingredients based on dietary preferences, availability, or just personal taste. Below are detailed substitutions for each primary ingredient to help you customize your frosty.

Vanilla Ice Cream

  • Dairy-Free Ice Cream: For those who are lactose intolerant or vegan, any plant-based ice cream made from almond, coconut, oat, or soy milk can be a great substitute.
  • Frozen Yogurt: If you are looking for something lighter with a tangy twist, frozen yogurt can be a good alternative.
  • Banana Ice Cream: For a healthier option, blend frozen bananas until creamy. This provides a nice sweet base and is also vegan.

Mixed Berries

  • Single Type Berry: If you prefer just one type of berry or only have one kind available, you can make the frosty with just strawberries, raspberries, or blueberries.
  • Frozen Mixed Fruit: Apart from mixed berries, any frozen mixed fruits like tropical blends (mango, pineapple, kiwi) can offer a unique taste.
  • Berry Jam: Bry-flavored jams can be used without fresh or frozen berries. Remember to reduce or eliminate the additional sugar.

Milk

  • Non-Dairy Milk: Almond, soy, oat, or coconut milk are great non-dairy options that can add different flavors and creaminess to the frosty.
  • Heavy Cream: Use heavy cream instead of milk for an extra decadent version. This will make the frosty richer and thicker.
  • Juice: In a more unconventional approach, using juice (like apple or orange) instead of milk can lend a fruitier and lighter consistency and taste.

Sugar

  • Honey or Maple Syrup: These natural sweeteners can replace granulated sugar for a more natural sweetness.
  • Artificial Sweeteners: To reduce calorie intake, consider using artificial sweeteners like stevia or sucralose.
  • Omit It: Depending on the sweetness of your ice cream and berries, you might not need additional sugar at all.

Vanilla Extract

  • Almond Extract: For a subtly different flavor profile, almond extract can replace vanilla extract.
  • Lemon Zest: Using more citrus-oriented fruits or looking for a zesty kick, lemon zest can be a fresh addition instead of vanilla.
  • Extract-Free: If you prefer, you can skip extracts altogether to let the natural flavors of the other ingredients shine through.

Final Thoughts

Now that you’re equipped with all you need to know, it’s time to bring the taste of Wendy’s into your kitchen. Enjoy making this delectable Wendy’s Triple Berry Frosty and share the joy with friends and family over sunny days and warm evenings.

More Treat Recipes:

Copycat Wendy's Triple Berry Frosty Recipe

Wendy's Triple Berry Frosty

Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 320 calories 8 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )

Ingredients

  • Vanilla ice cream: 4 cups (preferably full-fat for that authentic creamy texture)
  • Mixed berries: 1.5 cups (you can use fresh or frozen berries such as strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries)
  • Milk: 1/2 cup (adjust based on desired thickness)
  • Sugar: 2 tablespoons (optional, depending on the sweetness of the berries and your preference)
  • Vanilla extract: 1 teaspoon (to enhance the flavor)

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Berries: If you are using fresh berries, wash them thoroughly and remove any stems or leaves. If using frozen, there is no need to thaw them as they help to keep the Frosty nice and cool.
  2. Blend the Ingredients: In a blender, combine the vanilla ice cream, mixed berries, milk, sugar (if using), and vanilla extract. Blend on high speed until the mixture is smooth and creamy. You may need to stop the blender a few times to stir the mixture with a spatula to ensure everything blends evenly.
  3. Check Consistency: After blending, check the consistency. If it's too thick, blend in a little more milk until you reach your desired thickness. Conversely, if it's too thin, add a bit more ice cream and blend again.
  4. Serve Immediately: Pour the blended Frosty into glasses or bowls and serve immediately for the best texture.
  5. Garnish (Optional): For an extra touch of fancy, garnish with a few whole berries on top or a sprinkle of finely chopped mint leaves.

Related Posts

Leave a Comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy