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Carboncino Frappuccino Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 cup of strong brewed coffee, chilled
- 1 cup of ice cubes
- 1/2 cup of milk
- 2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup
- 1 tablespoon of activated charcoal powder
- 1 tablespoon of sugar
- Whipped cream (optional)
- Chocolate shavings (optional)

Special equipment needed:
- Blender

Step-by-step instructions:
1. Brew a strong cup of coffee and let it chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
2. In a blender, add the chilled coffee, ice cubes, milk, chocolate syrup, activated charcoal powder, and sugar.
3. Blend all the ingredients until smooth and creamy.
4. Pour the frappuccino into a glass.
5. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings (optional).
6. Serve immediately.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
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Serving size:
This recipe makes one serving.

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 180
- Fat: 4g
- Carbohydrates: 32g
- Protein: 4g
- Sugar: 28g
- Sodium: 80mg

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Almond milk or soy milk can be used instead of regular milk.
- Maple syrup or honey can be used instead of sugar.
- Cacao powder can be used instead of chocolate syrup.

- Add a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a creamier texture.
- Use white chocolate syrup instead of regular chocolate syrup for a different flavor.
- Add a shot of espresso for a stronger coffee flavor.

Tips and tricks:
- Use a strong coffee blend for a more robust flavor.
- Adjust the sweetness to your liking by adding more or less sugar.
- Use a high-speed blender for a smoother texture.

Storage instructions:
This frappuccino is best served immediately. Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to 24 hours.

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Presentation ideas:
Serve the frappuccino in a clear glass to showcase the dark color of the activated charcoal powder. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings for a decadent look.

Whipped cream and chocolate shavings are great garnishes for this frappuccino.

This frappuccino pairs well with sweet treats like cookies, brownies, or cake.

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Troubleshooting advice:
- If the frappuccino is too thick, add more milk or coffee to thin it out.
- If the frappuccino is too thin, add more ice cubes to thicken it up.

Food safety advice:
Activated charcoal powder can interfere with the absorption of certain medications. Consult with your doctor before consuming this frappuccino if you are taking any medication.

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Flavor profiles:
This frappuccino has a strong coffee flavor with a hint of chocolate and a subtle smoky flavor from the activated charcoal powder.

Serving suggestions:
Serve this frappuccino as a refreshing drink on a hot day or as a dessert after a meal.

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Taste: Sweet, Creamy, Chocolaty, Caffeinated