This is a re-post from Marissa Angelina of Sugar Noms! Marissa is a 12-year-old baker in Southern California.
I love creamy coffee-free Frappes when I go to coffee shops, so I was really excited to make this blended drink! It is very creamy, sweet, colorful, and fun! I thought it would be perfect to serve at birthday parties, celebrations, or even just an after-school treat. I made the Cotton Candy flavored Frappe, but it also comes in Bubble Gum and Orange Cream. (Marissa Angelina, Chief Baker at SugarNoms.com)
Ask for Big Train Kidz Kreamz blended drinks at your favorite coffee shop, or you can purchase from various online stores. Flavors include Orange Cream, Bubblegum, and Marissa’s favorite, Cotton Candy. Moms and Dads love them too. Takes ya right back to childhood. Foodservice operators & Baristas go to http://www.BigTrain.com/kids for more information.
See Marissa’s Cotton Candy Frappe recipe video here:
Cotton Candy Blended Frappe Recipe
1 Packet of Big Train Kidz Kreamz powder drink mix
12 oz Ice
5 oz Water or Milk
Whipped Cream (optional)
Decorations, sprinkles, etc. (optional)
Pour the water, ice, and Kidz Kreamz mix into a blender. So easy even a kid can make it. Blend for about a minute or so until creamy. Pour mixture into a cup or glass and decorate as desired.
For more information about Big Train, got to BigTrain.com. To try Kidz Kreamz frappe mixes for kids, ask your favorite barista. Foodservice operators to get samples ask your distributor or go to BigTrain.com/kids. To learn more about Marissa Angelina’s online baking show, go to SugarNoms.com.
Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie Recipe: Perfect for Summer!
THE PERFECT SUMMER TREAT, JUST MINUTES AWAY! This strawberry-cheesecake-inspired frappe cools down even the hottest summer day.
2 scoops Vanilla Fit Frappe Protein Drink Mix
¾ cup water or milk
1½ cups ice
Fresh or frozen strawberries (or DaVinci Gourmet Sugar Free Strawberry Syrup) to taste
2 tbsp sugar-free cheesecake pudding mix
In a blender, add Vanilla Fit Frappe Protein Drink Mix to water or milk and pulse to mix. Add ice, strawberries (or DaVinci Gourmet Sugar Free Strawberry Syrup) and sugar-free cheesecake pudding mix. Blend, taste and adjust to your liking. Pour and enjoy!
We hope you enjoy this Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Shake recipe as much as we did! For more information about Fit Frappe Protein drink mixes, go to www.FitFrappe.com. For more information about DaVinci Gourmet syrups and flavorings, go to www.davincigourmet.com.
DIY Spiced Chai Frappe | How to Make Blended Chai Drinks at Home
Make the drink that has been savored for centuries in India and refresh your body and soul with the creamy blend of honey, vanilla, black tea and exotic spices.
6 fl oz water or milk
2 scoops Big Train Spiced Chai Tea Latte Mix
1.5 cups ice
Add water or milk to blender
Then add Big Train Spiced Chai Tea Latte Mix
Blend until smooth
DIY Blended Spiced Chai Frappe
Wondering how to make your own Spiced Chai Frappe at home? Do it yourself with Big Train’s Spiced Chai Tea Latte Mix!
Chai, meaning “tea” in many parts of the world, originated in ancient India. It is traditionally made with rich black tea, heavy milk, sweetener, and a combination of cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and pepper. Not only does it have an irresistibly spicy flavor, but it’s also a natural digestive aid. Even better, Big Train’s Spiced Chai Tea Latte mix is gluten free, low fat, and uses no hydrogenated oils! If you love chai as a drink in chilly weather, then you’ll love it as a blended spiced chai frappe or simply poured over ice as a refreshing thirst quencher in warmer weather!
For the DIY enthusiast, you can easily make spiced chai frappes at home by simply adding milk or water and ice. Home baristas can purchase Big Train Spiced Chai Tea Latte Mix here. At just $6.50, it yields ten 8 fl oz servings.
Big Train has a great reputation for delicious chai mixes with coffeehouses and restaurants. Big Train also offers foodservice operators a bulk-size 3.5 lb Spiced Chai Tea Latte Mix here so that you’ll never run out! Just add milk or water and ice to this product and you’ll have a delicious iced chai frappe in seconds. We realize you can’t always get out to your favorite cafe, so Big Train also offers several retail chai products. For all chai latte mix flavor options go here.
If you love good-for-you, good-for-the-soul beverages, then you will love Big Train Spiced Chai Tea Latte mix! So DIY! Do it yourself and create a delicious chai frappe today.
If you love Irish Cream and blended ice drinks then you’ll love this Blended Irish Cream Smoothie Recipe. Big Train’s Vanilla Smoothie mix is a delicious versatile base mix. (No Sugar Added option available too). Big Train’s mixes generally just require water. But feel free to add milk or milk alternatives for that extra creamy taste. Don’t forget the Irish Cream Flavor Syrup, too. Enjoy!
Big Train Caramel Base Mix – A Sweeter Way to Build Your Menu!
Caramel was on the list in 2012 for the top flavor trends and traditionally Caramel based drinks are the #2 selling flavor – right behind Mocha. To help you create yummy caramel drinks and capitalize on these trends, Big Train is introducing Caramel Crème Blended Crème – the ultimate caramel base mix!
This sweet, buttery flavor of rich caramel can be made blended, iced, hot as-is, or used as a delicious base to help you build your menus! Baristas – add your own espresso to Caramel Crème to create amazing Caramel Lattes or serve coffee-free and delicious caramel frappes!
Caramel Crème Blended Crème
Can be made blended, iced or hot
Great as a base for many different beverages
Rich, sweet caramel flavor
No Hydro Oils
5/3.5lb bags per case
Some Recipe Ideas Using Caramel Crème Base Mix
Caramel Cinnamon Latte
7 fl oz hot water
A 43 cc scoop (3 tbsp) of Caramel Crème Blended Crème mix from Big Train
Dash of cinnamon
Heat 7 fl oz of water and add a 43 cc scoop (3 tbsp) of Caramel Crème Blended Crème Mix.
Top with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon.
For variations, serve over ice or blended with ice too.
Graham Cracker Caramel Frappe
4 fl oz (118 mL) of milk
2 scoops (7 tbsp. or 80 g) of Caramel Crème Blended Crème mix
4-5 cubes of ice
Crushed graham crackers (to taste)
whipped cream (Optional)
Butterscotch syrup (Optional)
Pour 4 fl oz (118 mL) of milk into blender
Add 2 scoops (7 tbsp. of 80 g) of Big Train Caramel Crème Blended Crème mix
Add 4-5 cubes of ice
Add crushed graham crackers pieces (to taste)
Blend until smooth
Top with whipped cream
Garnish with crushed graham cracker pieces & butterscotch syrup
How Sweet It Is Recipe Contest
(For foodservice operators only)
Big Train Caramel Crème Blended Crème is the perfect caramel base mix that allows you to serve a sweet and delicious drink. There are so many unique beverage possibilities when a barista begins with the creamy taste of caramel and we want to hear about them! Click Here and submit your best caramel drink recipe it in the “How Sweet It Is” Big Train recipe contest by February 28, 2013 and you could win! Five lucky winners will be chosen to receive 3 FREE cases of the product of their choice and their store will be featured in a Big Train blog post. One Grand Prize winner will receive a trip to 2013 Coffee Fest Chicago. See the Terms and Conditions.
This is very exciting for me because I wanted to share this new coffee protein drink I’m diggin. It is called Fit Frappé by Big Train. Have you heard of this? It’s basically the same powder you use to make your frappés but it has protein AND caffeine (bOinGk!). The taste is amazing for the large amount of protein (20 g for 16oz!) and if you include it in your green smoothie like I did, it fills you up better than a protein bar with 20g of protein (yucky!). AND it wakes you right up! I highly recommend it!
Love love love this new green smoothie recipe I conjured up in my kitchen today. I’m very excited to share it. I think staring at my new Christmas tree brought up the need to get some cinnamon and apples in my life ASAP.
½ package of Big Train’s Fit Frappé in Vanilla Latte
4, 5-inch celery sticks chopped
¼ baked cinnamon apple. (Recipe: ¼ apple, dusted with ½ tbsp of cinnamon, baked under 350 degrees F for 20 minutes)
¼c pure carrot juice *can be substituted with almond milk or water
¼c almond milk
3-4 ice cubes
Whip all ingredients up in a blender until you have reached a smooth consistency with no lumps or fibers. This will usually take about a minute depending how efficient your blender is.
Traditionally, homemade horchata recipes have required many ingredients and multiple steps, including the use of your hot stove (which defeats the purpose if you’re craving a refreshing horchata drink). Sure, you could break out all those items and spend an hour preparing it all. Or, you could use a horchata recipe that has the drink in your hand, in about 89 seconds. And the best part is you won’t be sacrificing taste, even though your horchata drink is painfully easy to make!
How To Make Horchata, The Easy Way
16 fl oz Blended Horchata Drink
Get Big Train’s VIVAZ Horchata Mexican Inspired Drink Mix
Add 1 Scoop of Horchata Mix to 5 oz of Milk or Water
Note: 1 scoop is about 3 oz. Your horchata recipe can go one of two ways here. Both will be delicious, but using milk will produce a richer, creamier drink. The choice is yours. Feel free to experiment with each option, and take note of the differences.
If you love cherries (and why wouldn’t you) and love blended ice drinks then you’ll adore this cherry frappé recipe. Big Train’s Vanilla Smoothie mix is a delicious versatile base mix. (No Sugar Added option available too). Big Train’s mixes generally just require water. But feel free to add milk or milk alternatives for that extra creamy taste, especially to something like this cherry-licious frappé recipe. You had better hope your taste buds are ready to enjoy something awesome!
Mmmm, Dulce de Leche. Some would say (and we would agree) that it’s the candy of milk. Imagine a latte that combines the taste of caramelized sugar, a hint of cinnamon, and topped off with decadent whipped cream. You can make it a reality, and wow your customers and dinner guests with this amazing Dulce de Leche Latte recipe. Serve it hot, blended or over ice too! For more information on Big Train’s Dulce de Leche Blended Ice Coffee mix, click here. Enjoy!
Add Big Train's hot cocoa mix to hot water or milk. Stir well.
Mix in Peppermint syrup.
Garnish with marshmallows.
Also try topping with whipped cream, some extra cocoa powder and top with crushed candy canes. Enjoy!
For an excellent twist on hot chocolate for the holidays, try this Peppermint Hot Cocoa recipe. Big Train offers OMG good gourmet hot cocoa mixes, the perfect base for your own custom hot cocoa recipe creations. For all of Big Train’s seasonal drink mix products go here. Happy Holidays!