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Brandy Shakes

Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Dan Becker
Prep time 5 mins
Yield Makes 6 servings
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.


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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

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

Cook's Notes

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.