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It’s as easy as 1-2-3 — you can make a Wendy’s Frosty in your own home! Its silky smooth texture is a classic staple for the millions of Wendy’s customers each year.
But POPSUGAR has cracked the code and has shared with us how to make our own copycat version.
- 1 can sweetened condensed milk
- 1/2 gallon chocolate milk
- 1 tub cool whip
Watch the video to see the simple steps. Yum, enjoy!
This requires an ice cream maker to get the best results. If you’re looking for a good ice cream maker, Good Housekeeping recommends the Cuisinart ICE-30BC as the best maker ($73). For a cheaper alternative, TheKitchn recommends the Cuisinart ICE-21 ($53).
A side bonus? Making copycat meals at home can help you save money too!
According to the most recent consumer expenditure report published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average household spends $3,008 per year dining out, which is up almost 9% from the year before.
Here are a few of our other favorite copycat recipes.
McDonald’s Sausage, Egg & Cheese McMuffin
McDonald’s breakfast is the best way to ease the pain of waking up early (although, now you can get many breakfast items all day long!).
Olive Garden Salad Dressing
The salad at Olive Garden is one of the highlights of the meal. Luckily, it’s easy to copy the dressing, and you don’t even have to shell out for a store-bought bottle. Get the recipe here from Dessert Now Dinner Later.
Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup
Panera’s broccoli cheese soup is always a must-order for me, whether it’s a hot day in July or a snowy day in December. Now you can make it anytime you want at home. Here’s the recipe from 77 Easy Recipes.
TGI Fridays Potato Skins
Who doesn’t love TGI Fridays Potato Skins? And now you can make these crispy, cheesy and chewy skins at home. Get the recipe from Cincy Shopper.
The endless supply of breadsticks is one of the best things about dining in at Fazoli’s.
But now you can make them at home and impress your family and friends. The recipe is here from Sasaki Time. (The recipe is so mind-numbingly easy you won’t believe it … you just need one secret ingredient — Whirl Butter.)
Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits
If you’re anything like me, you max out so quickly on Red Lobster’s delicious biscuits that you barely have any room in your belly when your main course arrives.
Now you can enjoy them at home (in just 20 minutes!) with this easy copycat recipe from The Slow-Roasted Italian.
Like making your restaurant faves at home? Check out this recipe for homemade fortune cookies:
Stay in tonight and enjoy!