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Versatile Ways To Make Milkshakes At Home

Why go out to get milkshakes for your kids when you can easily make them at home? We’ve put together a basic milkshake recipe, which only requires milk and ice cream, and a few variations you can use to delight your kids.

*Basic recipe makes two milkshakes.

Milkshakes. Photo: Kidsstoppress

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups natural vanilla ice cream
  • 1 to 1½ cups milk
  • Flavourings of your choice (syrups, spices, fruits or nuts)

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend together until ingredients mix properly and are smooth.
  3. Serve chilled.

Variations

Chocolate milkshake

  • 2 cups chocolate ice cream
  • 1½ cups milk
  • ¼ cup chocolate sauce

Chocolate milkshake. Photo: Days Of The Year

Banana milkshake

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 ripe banana
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

Strawberry milkshake

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups fresh strawberries
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
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Strawberry milkshake. Photo: Recipes Questions

Oreo-cookie milkshake

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1½ cups milk
  • 8 Oreo cookies
  • 1 tbsp chocolate sauce

Oreo Cookie Milkshakes. Photo: YouTube

Lemon milkshake

  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ½ ripe banana
  • 3 tbsp lemon concentrate

Orange milkshake

  • 2 cups frozen yoghurt
  • 1 cup non-fat milk
  • ½ cup orange juice concentrate
  • 2 tbsp ground flax seeds

Orange milkshake. Photo: YouTube

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