Dairy Queen has been supplying brain-freezes for a long, long time. The company is a leading franchisor of frozen treat stores with more than 5,900 quick-service restaurants, most of which operate under the Dairy Queen banner. Popular DQ ice cream treats include Blizzards, sundaes, and cones. Many of the stores also serve burgers, fries, and other items. In addition to its flagship chain, has about 700 Orange Julius locations offering blended fruit drinks and a small number of Karmelkorn stands that feature popcorn snacks.





The fantastic thing about making Moolattes at home is that you can tweak them to your individual taste. If you like a stronger coffee flavor, use stronger coffee. If you want more chocolate, add more chocolate. Want it thicker? Add more ice cream. The possibilities are endless.

DQ Copycat Recipe

Makes 2 (16 oz.) Drinks

1 cup espresso, brewed  (see note)
1/3 cup sugar
3 cups crushed ice
2 cups vanilla ice cream
1/4 c up whole milk

Cappuccino Variation:
Dissolve the sugar in the espresso,then chill the espresso until cold. Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until the ice is very fine and drink is smooth. Pour into 2 16 ounce glasses and serve with straws. Garnish with whipped cream.

Mocha Variation:
Reduce the sugar to 1/4 cup and add 1/4 cup of fudge topping before blending. Garnish with whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate syrup.

Caramel Variation:
Reduce sugar to 1/4 cup and add 1/4 cup caramel topping before blending. Garnish with whipped cream and drizzle with caramel sauce.

French Vanilla:
Add 1-2 teaspoons of liquid French vanilla coffee creamer to the expresso before blending.  Garnish with whipped cream.

Note: Use 3 tablespoons of French Roast coffee, with 8 ounces of water in your coffee machine to make the expresso.

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