Milkshake Basics

Homemade Chocolate Syrup Recipe

Many nutritionists and doctors claim that high fructose corn syrup will be the death of us. Dr. Oz, a nationally syndicated columnist and television host specializing in health, says that the average American ingests a whopping 70 pounds of added sugars each year. That is more than one and 1/3 extra pounds per week. I […]

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Cake Batter Milkshake Recipe

A bowl of cake batter should be neverending. Whenever I bake a cake, I try to save as much as the batter as possible for myself. And sure, I admit that sometimes I whip up a batch of cake batter, and before the oven even gets preheated, half of the bowl disappears. Cake batter is […]

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5 Homemade Ice Cream Milkshakes Not to Miss

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I am a firm believer that ice cream should have a food-group all to itself. It would consist of regular ice cream, sundaes, and milkshakes. Unfortunately, the USDA continues to disagree with me and recommends everyone to consume ice cream “sparingly.” My definition of “sparingly:” at least once a day or I will not sleep […]

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Chik-fil-A’s Coffee Caramel Milkshake

There was a time when I thought that McDonald’s St. Patrick’s Day tribute, with their “Shamrock Shake,” had topped the charts for fast-food milkshakes, and then I discovered Arby’s and their jamocha shake, which won out for me, hands down. The contest didn’t end there, though; this year, Chik-fil-A introduced their coffee caramel milkshake. This is the beginning […]

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Arby’s Jamocha Shake – Better than Coffee?

I’m still debating whether or not Arby’s Jamocha shake performs as well as a cup of coffee. You get the great coffee flavor, though it is definitely not an overwhelming flavor–my mom, who loves the smell of coffee but can’t stand the taste of it, can enjoy a Jamocha shake. To make it even better, […]

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What Makes a Milkshake Good?

So, let’s start from the beginning. What one ingredient is basic to every milkshake? Pretty much, every milkshake uses–go figure–milk. Milk seems like a common enough bare-bones sort of ingredient, but have you looked at the shelves at the grocery store recently? There are a whole lot of different colored lids in the dairy section, from Fat Free […]

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Top 10 Fast Food Milkshakes

Ok, I’ll readily admit it.  I’m a milkshake lover. And I’ve tried almost every restaurant’s strawberry milkshake across the planet.  (Ok, not quite every, and not quite across the planet).  But, I do love strawberry milkshakes. Looking at my favorite fast food shakes, I’m going to touch on each one and not even do it […]

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What Is A Milkshake?

It really seems fairly obvious–Merriam-Webster’s Online Dictionary defines a milkshake as “a thoroughly shaken or blended drink made of milk, a flavoring syrup, and often ice cream.” In this day and age, though, there are a whole lot of options on almost everything, and milkshakes are no exception. So, when does a milkshake cross the line […]

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