Monday, August 20, 2012

Vanilla Milkshakes

Mmmmmm....Vanilla Milkshakes!  When I was pregnant with my first baby, I craved vanilla milkshakes.  Some people thought it was a crazy plain craving, but that's what I craved.  I still love my plain vanilla milkshakes too.  And sometimes, if I want just a teeny, tiny bit of extra flavor, I'll add some caramel sauce to shake it up just a little.  =)

I must warn you, the photos are not good quality (my apologies).

Here's what you need:

 2 big scoops of vanilla ice cream 
(actually, we use 3, but you can try it with 2 scoops first to see if you like it)
 1 cup milk (we use 1%, but you can use whatever you like)
 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
caramel syrup (optional)

Here's what you do... 

Put it all in the blender (except the caramel syrup)

 Pour the caramel syrup into the cup you're serving.  We put it in a circle under the rim, so that it falls down like this:
 After blending to your liking (we like it a little thick, but you can blend until smooth), pour into your prepared serving cup.
 Then it looks like this from the side:
(Dang it!  We should have used a glass cup.  Oh well.)
 Serve and enjoy!!!
It makes about 4 servings (1 cup size serving).

And remember, even though vanilla might seem plain, it's still gooooood!  =0)
What's your favorite milkshake flavor?


Susie Tenzer said...

all I can say about this is...YUM!

UNIFY Handmade said...

Oh my! This looks so delicious!!! My mouth got all watery just looking at the pics. I need to try this flavor!!!! :-D

Yankee Burrow Creations said...

hubby loooooves vanilla shakes. especially from McDonalds.

Pam Andrews said...

That sounds really really good, my personal favorite is strawberry with lots of chunks of strawberry in them.

Additionsstyle said...

I love love love vanilla milk shakes, and a little caramel would really make me happy. I never think to make them at home, thanks for the easy recipe.
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