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Happy National Chocolate Milkshake Day!

Happy National Chocolate Milkshake Day!!  I thought I would give you a few recipes that are perfect for today!  Follow the recipes below and enjoy these yummy drinks!

Spicy Chocolate Milkshakes

1 quart chocolate ice cream or gelato, softened
2 1/2 cups whole milk
1/4 to 3/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper*
6 strawberries
Special equipment: 6 (8-ounce) milkshake glasses
Place the milkshake glasses in the freezer for 10 minutes
In a 6-cup capacity blender, combine the chocolate ice cream, milk and cayenne pepper
Blend for 15 to 20 seconds until smooth
To serve, divide the milkshake mixture between the frosted glasses. Cut a slit into each of the strawberries and place on the rim of each glass
*Cook’s Note: Start with 1/4 teaspoon of the cayenne pepper and increase by 1/4 teaspoon increments until the desired spiciness is reach

Giada de Laurentiis’ recipe From FoodNetwork.com

 

Double Chocolate-Marshmallow Milkshakes

1/2 cup heavy cream (ideally extra-cold)
1/4 cup marshmallow fluff
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup cold whole milk
1/4 cup chocolate sauce
3 cups chocolate ice cream

Whisk cream, marshmallow fluff, and vanilla extract until stiff peaks form; set aside

Combine whole milk andcup chocolate sauce in a blender
Add ice cream and blend until smooth
Fill 4 glasses one-quarter of the way with the shake
Then, add some marshmallow cream, then more milkshake, then cream, then milkshake
Finish with a dollop of marshmallow cream and garnish with grated bittersweet chocolate
Double Chocolate-Marshmallow Milkshakes (Photograph by Steve Giralt)

Double Chocolate-Marshmallow Milkshakes
(Photograph by Steve Giralt)

Bobby Flay’s recipe from FoodNetwork.com

 

Now for the adult milkshakes!

Chocolate Milkshake Martini

1 oz. Sobieski Vodka

1 ¾ oz. Marie Brizard Chocolat Royal

¾  oz. elderflower liqueur

¾  oz. half and half

Shake and strain over ice

Serve in a martini glass

Chocolate Milkshake Martini

Chocolate Milkshake Martini

Choco-Orange Milkshake Martini

1 ¼ oz. Sobieski Orange Vodka

1 ¼ oz. Marie Brizard Chocolat Royal

1 ¼ oz. half and half

Shake and strain over ice

Serve in a martini glass

Choco-Orange Milkshake Martini

Choco-Orange Milkshake Martini

Choco-Espresso

2 oz. Sobieski Espresso Vodka

2 scoops chocolate ice cream

2 oz. Irish cream or milk chocolate syrup (optional)

Blend until smooth

Top with whipped cream

Choco-Espresso

Choco-Espresso

Photos and recipes courtesy Deussen Global Communications.

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Stay thirsty!

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