Category: shakes

shaker lemon pie

Shaker Lemon Pie

2 large lemons
2 cups granulated sugar
4 eggs, well beaten
Pastry for double-crust 9-inch pie

Slice lemons as thin as paper, rind and all. Combine with sugar; mix well. Cover and refrigerate. Let stand 2 hours, preferably overnight. Stir occasionally.

Add beaten eggs to lemon mixture; mix well. Turn into unbaked pie shell,arranging lemon slices evenly. Cover with top crust. Cut several slits near center. Cover pie edge with foil. Bake at 450 degrees F for 15 minutes. Remove foil. Reduce heat to 375 degrees F and bake for about 20 minutes or until silver knife inserted near the edge comes out clean. Cool before serving.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

date shake

Date Shake

The Date Shake first appeared at the National Date Festival in 1947. By 1948 the Date Shake was being sold at concession stands all over the grounds. This is the most popular drink served at the festival in Indio, California.

6 scoops vanilla ice cream
1 cup pitted dates
1 cup milk

Put ice cream in blender and whirl until liquefied. Add dates and blend until finely chopped. Add milk and blend again.

Serves 3.

grasshopper milkshake

Grasshopper Milkshake

Source: Sunset Magazine

2 cups mint-chocolate chip ice cream
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons cr

papaya shake

Papaya Shake

1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup milk
12 ice cubes
Fresh mint leaves

Combine first 5 ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Add ice cubes; process until frothy. Garnish with mint leaves, if desired.

Makes 3 cups.

strawberry-cheesecake shake

Strawberry-Cheesecake Shake

1 (10 ounce) package frozen sliced strawberries, thawed
3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 pint vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup milk

Combine all ingredients in blender container; process mixture until smooth. Serve immediately.

Makes 3 1/2 cups.

exotic fruit cocktail shake

Exotic Fruit Cocktail Shake

3 large mangoes
1/2 pound canned lychees, seeds removed
2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
4 tablespoons lemon juice
12 large ice cubes

Slice mangoes in half. Remove the seed, then scoop out the meat. Drain the lychees. Add all ingredients in a blender. Pur

twinkie malt

Twinkie Malt

2 cups milk
6 Hostess Twinkies
4 Oreo cookies
3 cups vanilla ice cream
1/3 cup milk

Blend milk and Twinkies for 5 to 10 seconds. Add Oreo cookies. Blend together. Add 3 cups vanilla ice cream. Blend until smooth. Pour in milk and enjoy.

pick me up cinnamon-kahlua shake

Pick Me Up Cinnamon-Kahlua Shake

Serves 6.

2 cups milk, very cold
1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream (or coffee)
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, plus extra for garnish
1 cup coffee liqueur such as Kahl

date shake

Date Shake

1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
1 tablespoon hot water
1/3 cup whole pitted dates, chopped
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup plain yogurt
1 pint vanilla ice cream

Dissolve coffee granules in hot water; cool. Combine coffee mixture, dates and remaining ingredients in blender container; process mixture until smooth. Serve immediately.

Yields 3 1/2 cups.