Very berry almond milkshake

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

2 Shakes

Very berry almond milkshake

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Beat the heat this summer with this feel-good shake, guaranteed to please the kid in all of us.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup berries , such as sliced strawberries, raspberries or blueberries or a mix
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract
  • berries , for garnish

Instructions

  • Place 2 tall glasses that hold at least 1 cup (250 mL) each in freezer to chill. Hull and slice strawberries, then measure. Place ice cream, yogourt and almond extract in a blender. Pulse until mixed. Pour about a third into each glass.
  • Add berries to the remaining mixture in blender. Whirl until fairly smooth. Pour over the first layer of the shakes. Garnish with more berries.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 348,
  • Protein
  • 8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 47 g,
  • Fat
  • 16 g,
  • Fibre
  • 2 g,

 

Cool options

TROPICAL – Replace berries with chopped ripe mango or pineapple, yogourt with pina-colada mix and almond extract with rum extract or a splash of the real stuff. Sprinkle with toasted coconut.

GINGER FLOAT – In a blender, pulse 2 cups (500 mL) vanilla ice cream and 1/2 cup (125 mL) yogourt with 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped candied ginger. Half fill glasses with ginger ale or ginger beer, then top with ice-cream mixture.