2 delicious desserts remade in form of shakes

  • Tue May 22nd, 2012 9:39am
  • Life

By Alison Ladiman Associated Press

Chocolate and cherry are a classic combination that really stand out in this milkshake. But what really sets this recipe apart is the buttermilk, which adds a delicate tang that really enhances the cherry flavor.

Chocolate cherry buttermilk shake

1cup chocolate ice cream

1cup frozen, pitted dark cherries

1cup buttermilk

6coarsely chopped chocolate sandwich cookies

In a blender, combine the chocolate ice cream, frozen cherries and buttermilk. Blend until smooth. Add the chocolate sandwich cookies and stir to combine. Serve immediately. Makes 2 servings.

Nutrition information per serving: 390 calories; 140 calories from fat (36 percent of total calories); 16 g fat (7 g saturated); 30 mg cholesterol; 55 g carbohydrate; 10 g protein; 4 g fiber; 270 mg sodium.

This is what would happen if fresh raspberries, Key lime pie and cheesecake got together.

Raspberry key lime cheesecake milkshake

3ounces cream cheese

1ounce Key lime juice

1/2cup fresh raspberries

1cup vanilla ice cream

1/2cup light cream

In a blender, combine all ingredients, then blend until smooth. Serve immediately. Makes 2 servings.

Nutrition information per serving (values are rounded to the nearest whole number): 420 calories; 300 calories from fat (71 percent of total calories); 34 g fat (21 g saturated; 0 g trans fats); 115 mg cholesterol; 24 g carbohydrate; 8 g protein; 3 g fiber; 200 mg sodium.