Phantom Gourmet: Freak Frappes At Boston Burger Company

CAMBRIDGE – Burgers and shakes. It’s probably the ultimate all-American food and beverage pairing. You have never seen shakes like the Freak Frappes served at the Boston Burger Company on Boylston Street, Davis Square, and Harvard Square.

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They definitely are not your typical shakes. They are packed and stacked and drizzled and frosted and big and beautiful. And they taste even better than they look.

“We’re making frappes great again,” said co-owner Paul Malvone. “We’re going outside the box. The whole thing comes out decorated. When you see it, you’re going to be wowed by it. Trust me.”

There are about ten Freak Frappes on the menu. Here are just some of the highlights.

Strawberry Shortcake  Freak Frappe at Boston Burger Company (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

Strawberry Shortcake Freak Frappe at Boston Burger Company (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

The Strawberry Shortcake Freak Frappe is a ton of ice cream, some milk and strawberry jam, topped with shortcake, strawberry sauce, whipped cream and Twizzlers. It’s like an entire bakery on top of a frappe.

There’s one called Danny is the King. It has peanut butter, bacon and bananas. Pour that into a mug lined with dried banana chips and caramel sauce, and top it with whipped cream, candied bacon, and deep fried banana rolled in cinnamon sugar.

'Danny is the King' Freak Frappe at Boston Burger Company (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

‘Danny is the King’ Freak Frappe at Boston Burger Company (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

There is Paul’s favorite – the Nutella frappe, in a Nutella and coconut lined cup, topped with hazelnut cookies, toasted marshmallows and a big brownie.

Nutella  Freak Frappe at Boston Burger Company (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

Nutella Freak Frappe at Boston Burger Company (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

Their Vanilla Frappe has Nilla Wafers, vanilla Oreos, and some jelly beans to round it out. There’s an Oreo Frappe, with tons of chopped Oreos right on top. The Chocolate Frappe is stacked with chocolate chips, lined with chocolate cookies, with a cherry on top. Then there’s the Mass Ave Mudslide – a boozy Freak Frappe. It’s a Chocolate Frappe along with some Bailey’s and Kahlua.

Chocolate  Freak Frappe at Boston Burger Company (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

Chocolate Freak Frappe at Boston Burger Company (Image: Phantom Gourmet)

You can find Boston Burger Company online at bostonburgerco.com.

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