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Purple Cow Smoothie

Rated as 3.85 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is great for kids on a hot summer day! Tastes great!"
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10 m servings 298
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. In a blender, combine grape soda, ice cream, ice cubes and vanilla. Blend until smooth. If mixture is too thick, add milk until desired consistency is achieved. Pour into glasses and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 298 calories; 14.5 38.4 4.6 58 118 Full nutrition

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ONE word. YUCK.

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ONE word. YUCK.

Mmmmm! The first time I had one of these was in pre-kindergarten. Those were the days... =)

Who doesn't love a purple smoothie?? My suggestion: If you want a healthier version of this use grape juice instead of grape soda, and vanilla frozen yugurt instead of ice cream.

I haven't tried this recipe but I used to make a quicker version all the time when I was a kyd (about 35-40 yrs ago). I had found a recipe that just called for grape juice and milk and it was g...

I made this for the boys, using Sunkist grape soda and Turkey Hill vanilla bean ice cream. I did not need the additional milk. The boys liked it okay. Both said they didn't like the ice cubes in...

I will not be making this again. Sounds so good but tasted not so good.

My 10yr daughter wanted to make these today.So she did useing Orange Soda but other than that did not change a thing.Very yummy,refreshing & she could make it all by herself(always a good thing...

I have had this drink for 20yrs but all we did was vanilla ice cream an grape soda.. it was GREAT an now i give it to my kids... (i dont think i would like it as a smoothie)