When you are in the mood for something sweet, do you crave the cold deliciousness of a milkshake? Milkshakes go great with burgers or as a dessert at the end of a meal and what’s more is that they can be a lot of fun too. Today, there are so many more variations of milkshakes than the traditional chocolate, vanilla and strawberry that you can get really creative putting together different flavors and textures.
And who said you have to wait in long lines at trendy dessert shops to be able to enjoy these crazy milkshakes? No need. You can easily whip up milkshake recipes at home to enjoy.
Check out these 6 crazy milkshake recipes.
1. Neopolitan Extreme Milkshakes
This recipe from Poppy Talk is fun and easy to make. You will need to make three separate milkshakes. For the vanilla one, you will need 3 scoops of vanilla ice cream and 1 cup of milk. For the chocolate one, you will need 3 scoops of vanilla or chocolate ice cream, 1 cup of milk and chocolate syrup. And for the strawberry milkshake, 3 scoops of strawberry ice cream, 1 cup of milk and strawberry syrup. And for the toppings, you will need 2-3 donuts, any kind, whip cream and whatever other toppings you like. To make, simply mix the ice cream and milk in a blender and pour into a glass with a little bit of syrup. Then decorate with the donuts and other toppings.
2. Birthday Cake Milkshake
While there are plenty of birthday cake milkshakes out there, none of them are quite like this milkshake recipe from Aww, Sam.
The ingredients include: Funfetti cake, rainbow sprinkles, white chocolate pretzels, vanilla frosting, shite chocolate disks, candles, 4 scoops of vanilla ice cream, ½ cup of milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract and 1.2 cup cake mix. To create, first coat the outside of a glass with vanilla frosting and sprinkles and then decorate with pretzels and the white chocolate disks. Put glass in freezer until your creation hardens. Next, blend the ice cream, milk, vanilla, and cake mix in the blender and pour into the glass. Feel free to add more sprinkles for fun and then put a piece of Funfetti cake and candles on the top.
3. Cotton Candy Milkshake
Want a treat that reminds you of family trips to the circus? Then try this Cotton Candy Milkshake also from Aww, Sam.
For this creation, you will need rock candy sticks, cotton candy, whipped cream, vanilla frosting, a cotton candy colored peppermint stick, 4 scoops of cotton candy ice cream, 1 ½ cups of cotton candy, ½ cup of milk and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. To begin, coat the outside of the glass with vanilla frosting and then add pieces of rock candy. Put this in the freezer until it hardens. In a blender, mix the ice cream, cotton candy, milk and vanilla and pour into the glass. For added sweetness drop some extra rock candy sticks into the milkshake and then top with whip cream and cotton candy.
4. Unicorn Freakshakes (makes two)
Did you know that Freakshakes are different from regular milkshakes? Yes, apparently it is a thing. Freakshakes are like milkshakes on steroids with lots of extra calories and sugar. This Unicorn Freakshake recipe via Amandascookin.com requires 10 scoops of strawberry ice cream, blueberries, ½ to 1 cup of milk, wooden skewers, a bag of strawberry flavored marshmallows, mini powdered donuts, cotton candy and Sixlets multi-colored chocolate candy pearls.
5. Banana Date Epic Milkshake
This is a very unique milkshake by Smartfundly.com. First you will need a bunch of toy dinosaurs that you can put on skewers for decoration. You will also need rainbow sprinkles, whipped cream, caramel syrup and a cookie straw. You will also need bananas, kiwi and blackberries to make a palm tree. The milkshake itself is just a blend of vanilla ice cream and milk.
6. The Ultimate Brownie Crazy Milkshake
The Ultimate Brownie Crazy Milkshake by Kevin and Amanda also should be added to your list of fun and delicious milkshake recipes. It asks for Nutella or hot fudge or chocolate syrup, marshmallow crème, cookies and cream milkshake, milk, an Oreo brownie and a chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich. First, you need to spread the inside of the glass with Nutella or hot fudge or chocolate syrup, whatever you prefer. Then on the rim of the glass, add marshmallow crème and some crushed Oreos. Next blend cookies and cream ice cream with milk in the blender and put an Oreo brownie and chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich on top. Add a colorful straw if you’d like.
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