The five-dollar vanilla milkshake

The five-dollar vanilla milkshake recipe

In Pulp Fiction (1994) John Travolta’s character states: That’s a pretty f#$#$# good milkshake. I don’t know if it’s worth five dollars but it’s pretty f $#$#@ good”.  And we have to agree! This five-dollar vanilla milkshake is absolutely fantastic! 

Five-dollar vanilla milkshake

Serves: 2
Cooking Time: 5 mins plus extra for freezing

Ingredients

  • 500ml (2 cups) chilled fresh cream
  • 100ml icing sugar
  • 10ml (2 tsp) vanilla extract
  • 500ml good quality vanilla ice cream
  • 250ml (1 cup) fresh milk
  • red maraschino cherries, to garnish
  • fresh mint, to garnish

Instructions

1

Place the fresh cream in a large mixing bowl together with 30ml (2 tbsp) icing sugar and 5ml (1 tsp) vanilla extract.

2

Whisk the mixture vigorously until the mixture forms peaks. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 1 hour.

3

Blend the ice cream, milk and remaining vanilla extract and sugar in a blender until smooth.

4

Divide between serving glasses and add a dollop of the fresh cream mixture. Serve topped with a cherry and mint.

 

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