Purist: Vanilla Bean Shake

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Calling for just ice cream, milk, and fresh vanilla, desserts don't come simpler or more classic than this vanilla milkshake recipe. Top with meringue cookies for a crunchy complement to the creamy shake

Vanilla Bean Shake
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
4

Ingredients

  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream

  • 1 cup half-and-half or whole milk

  • 1 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise

  • 4 purchased meringue cookies (optional)

Directions

  1. In blender combine ice cream and half-and-half. With knife tip, scrape vanilla bean seeds into blender. Blend until smooth. Divide among four glasses; top with meringue cookies, if desired. Makes 4 (1 1/4 cup) servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

409 Calories
23g Fat
44g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 409
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 145mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 44g 16%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 262.5mg 20%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 365mg 8%
Folate, total 8.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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