Easy Greek-Style Frappe Recipe: Iced Coffee Drink


This frappe recipe is exactly what you need to cool off on hot summer days! This iced coffee drink is so delicious and full of flavor, you’ll want more as you sip on it!

Frappés are a Greek-style iced coffee drink. It’s frothy, cold, and full of delicious flavor! On hot summer days, frappé is my go-to drink when sitting out on a terrace with friends.

Hello, hello! So excited to be here – this is Lisa from Fabulous Habits reporting for recipe duty and I am stoked to share one of my all-time favorite iced coffee drinks with you.

Refresh Yourself With This Delicious Iced Coffee Drink

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It’s finally getting warm in Montreal, Canada! Woohoo! As the summer months inch towards us, I’m getting ready by sipping on this yummy frappé coffee recipe.

Having so many friends of Greek decent, I feel like it’s been eons since I was first introduced to frappés. Frappés are a simple yet delicious drink, made up of mainly ice, milk, and coffee. I love it in the summertime for its convenience (preparation is a snap) and because it seems to cool me down almost immediately.

2 Iced coffee drinks with black and silver straws

When it comes to making frappés, it’s best to use some sort of mixer to achieve that lavish froth. I often go for an immersion blender. You can also use a simple handheld frother, which is easier to use and clean.

Choice of Coffee for Simple Frappé Drinks

Frappés are most commonly made with instant coffee. For my recipe, in particular, I love using the Nescafé brand. Of course, you can use any of your preferred brands.

Using instant coffee makes this drink super convenient to make. We often keep instant coffee in our pantry all-year round, just in case we run out of our gourmet blends before grocery day. Of course, we also keep a jar of the instant stuff to make frappés every summer!

How do you Pronounce It?

So, how do you pronounce the word “frappé?” It’s easy! It’s pronounced: “fra-ppeh” – and make sure you roll your “r” as you say it.

Adding all the ingredients to whip up the frothy coffee portion of this cool frappe drink.
A view from the top: an aerial perspective of the starting ingredients for a Greek-style frappe drink.

How to Make a simple greek-style frappé iced coffee

I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I do! It’s such a great way to cool off on hot days – without breaking a sweat! I’m still impressed that it’s THIS easy to whip-up a delicious, cool summer drink.

This recipe makes just one single serving – so no need to worry about how to store it. You’ll always have a fresh cup of iced coffee when you need it.

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Instant coffee is the key ingredient to making a Greek-style frappe coffee drink.

These are the ingredients you’ll need. All the exact amounts are in the printable card at the bottom of this post.

Topped with a hefty amount of milk and a garnish of brown sugar, this simple Greek-style frappe drink is just what you need on hot summer months.
Two full glasses of easy Greek-style frappe coffee drink. Such an easy recipe to whip-up!
Looking for a caffeinated way to refresh? This frappe coffee drink will give you the burst of deliciousness and energy you need this summer.
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Easy Greek-Style Frappe Recipe

Frappés are a Greek-style coffee drink. They're frothy, cold and full of delicious flavor – perfect for hot summer days on the terrace.
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: iced coffee, non-alcoholic beverage, summer drink
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 187kcal
Author: Lisa Favre


  • Immersion blender
  • Hand frother


  • 1 tsp instant coffee
  • 2 tsps granulated sugar
  • 3 oz. water
  • One cup filled halfway with ice
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • ¼ tsp brown sugar


  • Add instant coffee, granulated sugar and water into a large cup.
  • Use an immersion blender or a hand frother to mix for a few seconds, until it’s frothy and light brown in color.
  • Pour the frothy coffee over the glass filled with ice.
  • Top off with milk and garnish with brown sugar.


Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 359mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Calcium: 281mg | Iron: 1mg
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How to make your very own serving of Greek-style frappe coffee drinks. The perfect summer thirst quencher!

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