Shakes and Floats Recipes

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Chocolate Mug Milkshake

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If you like chocolate and you have a sweet tooth then this is your drink. It tastes like hot chocolate but it's cold!

Fountain-Style Vanilla Malt Shake

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Malt powder adds a little something to this old fashioned vanilla milkshake.

Yummy Strawberry Shake

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Tastes yummy and delicious!

Gourmet Root Beer Float

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Tall glasses overflowing with root beer and vanilla ice cream. Top with whipped cream and cherries for a touch of elegance.

Orange Glorious II

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Frozen orange beverage that tastes just like the one in the mall! You have got to try it! This can be frozen and enjoyed as an Italian ice as well!

Egg Cream

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A classic drink that actually uses neither egg nor cream! This is an old NYC drink from back in the days of soda and milkshake shops. This always reminds me of Sunday mornings with my father.

Italian Cream Soda

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A watermelon and passion fruit flavored Italian cream soda.

Thick Chocolate Shake

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This is something my mom use to make for us kids as a cool treat on a warm day. It is a rich chocolate treat.

Iced Mocha Fusion Shake

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A delicious and cold 'milkshake' using a mocha flavored coffee mix. Try making your own and see just how simple it is!

Quick Berry Milkshake

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This milk shake is made with MILK, not ice cream! It's refreshing and healthy!

Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Protein Shake

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High in protein and tasty.

Vanilla Milkshake I

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A very simple recipe for a vanilla milkshake. Add chocolate, berries, peaches or whatever you like. My kids like to add root beer instead of milk.

Inspiration and Ideas

Chocolate Mint Milkshake

"Wow! I'm still buzzing! We made this with the chocolate ice cream and loved it." – Holly Holtzman Ryerson

Tricks For Making the Best Milkshakes

It’s easier than you might think to make the world’s greatest milkshake in your very own kitchen.

Orange Milkshake

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My favorite milkshake recipe.