Thursday, March 19, 2015

Apple Milkshake

Milkshakes with ice cream blended in is a special treat. I my daughter enjoys a cool milkshake and when the temperature hit 80 I thought it would be nice to celebrate the oncoming spring. I added the small single serve tub of ice cream to the apples to make this creamy milkshake.


The first time I made this milkshake was when I got my new Vitamix blender. I took the blender out of the box and ran a cleaning cycle to make sure it was working. I kept the clean blender ready for when inspiration struck. The day I made this milkshake I got all the ingredients in the jar and placed the jar on the base. I plugged in the blender, set the cycle to smoothie and hit start - nothing. The blender would not turn on. It did not matter what I did. Finally I transferred the contents to my old Magic Bullet and blended it. There were chunks of apple but we had milkshake. Now I had the jar to clean. So I filled it with water and dish washing liquid and placed it on the base. Again, nothing. I was convinced I was going to have to call customer service. I reached over to unplug the machine when my fingers ran over a switch - the powder switch. I flipped it and the light went on. Both on the Vitamix dial and in my head. This was the root of my problem. I am so glad I did not call their customer service line. It would have been so embarrassing! After that I have always gotten my Vitamix to work for me. Now for the recipe.

You will need
1 single serve size vanilla ice cream
3/4 cup milk
2 apples

Blend together until smooth. If you like the shake thicker use more ice cream.


Enjoy!


This is my entry for week four, day one of BM #50 for the theme Pick 1 Category, do three - snacks. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#50.

12 comments:

  1. lovely shake, looks delicious ! Jayanthi (www.sizzlingveggies.com)

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  2. Love this milkshake to the core but unfortunately due to my allergy, i stopped completely having apples..

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  3. Though we don't have the 'Milkshake & Icecream' kind if weather yet, would love to slurp that milkshake.

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  4. That is a great first day Vitamix story Varada :-)
    Apple milkshake looks frothy & delicious. I have lot of apples in the house, may be I can use some of them to make this even though our temps are still in the 30s. baahhhhhh.

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  5. Love this milk shake.. fruits and vanilla combo is very nice.

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  6. That's a refreshing milkshake.Love it esp coz it has ice cream :)

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  7. Lovely milkshake and so quick to make! This always comes in handy for the evening run :)

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  8. Delicious Milkshake, perfect for this summer.

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  9. Ah you had some experience there with this milkshake..good one..

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  10. I am so happy with my vitamix too.Love the frothy milkshake there.

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  11. Ha Ha, Lovely reading that switch story varada!!! That Milkshake looks totally yumm!!!

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