Starbucks Corporation is the leading roaster, retailer, and marketer of specialty coffee in North America In addition to a variety of coffees and coffee drinks, Starbucks shops also feature Tazo teas; pastries and other food items; and espresso machines, coffee brewers, and other assorted items. The company also sells many of these products via mail order and online at It also wholesales its coffee to restaurants, businesses, education and healthcare institutions, hotels, and airlines. Through a joint venture with Pepsi-Cola Company, Starbucks bottles Frappuccino beverages and sells them through supermarkets and convenience and drugstores. Through a partnership with Kraft Foods, Inc., the company sells Starbucks whole bean and ground coffee into grocery, warehouse club, and mass merchandise stores. A third joint venture is with Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream. In addition, it distributes Starbucks premium coffee ice creams to U.S. supermarkets.




Coffee Italian Ice

Starbucks Restaurant Copycat Recipe

1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons instant espresso coffee powder
1/2 cup boiling water
1 cup cold water
5 strawberries (optional)

In a small bowl combine sugar and coffee powder. Add boiling water; stir until dissolved. Stir in cold water. Pour mixture into a 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan. Freeze about 2 hours or until firm. Break frozen mixture into small chunks; place in a chilled medium mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer on low speed until fluffy. Freeze mixture for 2 hours or until firm.

To serve, scrape or scoop ice into small dessert dishes. If desired, garnish each serving with a strawberry. Makes 5 (1/2 cup) servings. Make ahead directions: Pack into an airtight freezer container. Seal, label, and freeze up to 1 month.

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