Milkshakes Gone Wild
Chocolate or vanilla? Are you kidding me? Milkshakes are the latest classic comfort fare to get a foodie-fied makeover, and we’re liking what we see. From bacon and bourbon to sweet potatoes and cereal, these creative innovations from chefs and bloggers around the country would make your grandmother’s milkshakes blush.
1. Cereal Milk Milkshake
Blogger Savory Notes took everyone’s favorite end-of-bowl treat — cereal-steeped milk — and turned it into cereal-flavored milkshakes.
Recipe: cereal milk milkshakes
2. Sweet Potato Cashew Milkshake
At Baltimore’s B&O American Brasserie, chef Thomas Dunklin whips up sweet potato ice cream and blends it with candied cashews and bourbon.
Recipe: sweet potato cashew milkshake
3. Dulce de Bacon Milkshake
4. Chocolate Avocado Milkshake
Nature’s creamiest fruit makes an amazingly thick-thick milkshake.
Recipe: chocolate avocado milkshake
5. Adult Milkshakes
Ted’s Bulletin in Washington, D.C. makes grown-up only milkshakes like the Dirty Girl Scout: chocolate ice cream, Oreo cookies, and peppermint schnapps; the Grasshopper: Vanilla Ice Cream, Crème de Menthe, and Kahlua; and Bananas Foster: Vanilla Ice Cream, Cruzan Banana Rum, Kahlua, banana, and caramel.
6. Pie Shake
One slice of pie + One scoop of ice cream = the wildest milkshake we’ve heard of yet. San Francisco restaurant Chile Pies (and Ice Cream) makes these monstorous milkshakes out of ice cream mixed with inventive pie like green chili apple cheddar pie.
7. Chocolate Chip Cookie Milkshake
If you thought cookies and milk were good, wait til you try Two Peas and Their Pod‘s invention: a milkshake made from fresh chocolate chip cookies.
Recipe: chocolate chip cookie milkshake