Grown Ups Malted Summer Shake: Blueberries & Amaretto

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

purple milkshake in tumbler glassSome calories are just worth their weight, so to speak. So what if you have to squeeze into a bathing suit or pair of swim trunks on the rare occasion. What could be better on a brazen blazing hot summer day than a cold creamy and berry delicious milkshake with a shot of amaretto added? Nuttin’, honey! Let your imagination run as swiftly as your blender: I’d be throwing some Baily’s into this mix. Or even switch out the amaretto with some rum or flavored vodka.

Blueberry Malt Milkshake Grown Up Style

Ingredients:

1 cup vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, plus more for garnish
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons malted milk powder
1 shot amaretto liqueur
Whipped cream, for garnish

Directions:

Blend the ice cream, blueberries, milk, malted milk powder, amaretto and 3 ice cubes in a blender on medium speed until thick and smooth. Divide among small glasses. Top with whipped cream and more blueberries.

Photograph by Charles Masters

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Magazine

Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/blueberry-malt-shake-recipe.html?oc=linkback