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Dairy Queen MooLatte Recipe
Dairy Queen Moolatte
By Todd Wilbur

Recipe Type: Drink
Calories: 590
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Recipe Rating: 5.0 (8 reviews)

Here's what happens behind the counter when you order a Cappuccino MooLatte frozen coffee drink at Dairy Queen: A plastic cup is filled almost halfway with the frozen simple syrup mix that comes out of the machine used for slush drinks. Next, your server hops over to the frozen soft serve machine and fills the cup the rest of the way with ice cream. After a couple squirts of concentrated coffee syrup, the drink is blended on a milkshake machine and is then passed off to you in exchange for a few greenbacks. Since we don't have the same cool commercial equipment they use over at Dairy Queen we'll have to make our clone in a common household blender. First things first, we need to start with very strong coffee. Make some espresso, or pick some up at your nearest coffee house. After dissolving sugar in the coffee, chill it, and then add it to ice cream, ice, and milk in a blender, and get it going. When the blender blades come to a halt, you'll have two 16-ounce clones of the DQ frozen coffee drink fave ready for whipped cream. If you prefer the mocha or caramel variety of the MooLatte, scroll to the bottom where the Tidbits will throw those variations your way.


1 cup espresso
1/3 cup granulated sugar
3 cups ice
2 cups vanilla ice cream
1/4 cup whole milk
canned whipped cream

1. Dissolve the sugar in the espresso, and then chill the espresso until cold.  

2. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until the ice is crushed and drink is smooth.

3. Pour into two 16-ounce glasses and serve with straws and whipped cream on top. 

Makes two 16-ounce servings.

: To duplicate the mocha version of the MooLatte, simply reduce the granulated sugar in the above recipe to 1/4 cup, then add 1/4 cup of fudge topping to the blender before blending.
            For the caramel version, reduce the granulated sugar to 1/4 cup, then add 1/4 cup of caramel topping to the blender.

Submitted on: 07/25/06
GREAT!!!! My son and I love the DQ version and this is better than the original. I used only 2 cups of ice and the flavors are richer.
Submitted on: 07/23/06
WOW!!!!!! Better than the DQ version and they were a smash at our last pool party. Splenda works well in these also.
Colleen Macintyre  
Submitted on: 07/19/06
Excellent!! I made a big batch of instant decaf coffee, just make it twice as strong and kept it in my frige. I also only use 1 tbsp of sugar and 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk.
Submitted on: 07/19/06
I used this recipe but added four tablespoons of splenda and used "low carb" vanilla ice cream, ie' sugar free, and added hershey cocco powder. And instead of esspresso, I used instant coffee granules that I just poured into the blender while the ice cream was in there. Absolutely awesome!
Submitted on: 07/18/06
I love Moolatte's. This is a simple recipe
Submitted on: 07/18/06
Great taste alike!
Submitted on: 07/18/06
Awesome! Now I'm hooked, and dont have to wait @ the DQ window this summer!!
carl thomas cox  
Submitted on: 07/17/06
I love these, but a 4 bucks a pop, kinda pricy....thanks, thanks, thanks....may all your children be born nekid....:) 5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5