Brandy Shakes

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Dan Becker
These shakes, made from high-quality vanilla ice cream and brandy, are a super simple way to cool down and relax on hot summer afternoons.

Yield:

Makes 6 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 335
Caloriesfromfat 43 %
Protein 3.5 g
Fat 16 g
Satfat 9.8 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 55 mg
Cholesterol 60 mg

Ingredients

1 qt. vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
1 cup brandy

Preparation

Put ice cream and brandy in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per 3/4-cup serving.

Note:

Use the best-quality vanilla ice cream that you can find.  Feel free to experiment with other flavors of ice cream and less brandy if you like.

Hugo Matheson,

The Kitchen, Boulder, Colorado,

March 2008