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The Unexpected Ingredient In Your Chocolate Wendy's Frosty
By Camryn Teder
Equated to something between a soft-serve treat and a decadent milkshake, the rich and creamy Frosty is a treat exclusive to Wendy's. There are a few secrets to the Frosty, including the fact that it is only served between 19 and 21 degrees Fahrenheit, it’s slightly healthier than equivalents at restaurants like McDonald’s, and it contains an unexpected ingredient.
Wendy's chocolate Frosty lends a distinct, refreshing taste much different from other fast food desserts. The flavor is more mild compared to other decadent chocolate shakes and rich malts sold by competitors.
The classic Frosty has a distinct chocolate flavor, but long before the vanilla Frosty was a thing, you were already eating vanilla without knowing it. Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas designed the unique flavor of the Frosty to be a mix of chocolate and vanilla.