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Thursday, August 04, 2011

6 Boozy Milkshakes for Summer

Want to add a little more decadence to your next milkshake? Add a splash of booze! This summer, bartenders around the country are spiking their frosty favorites with everything from tequila to bourbon to crème de menthe, and we couldn’t be happier. Seriously, ice cream never tasted better.

Aztec Mocha
A pinch of cayenne adds a kick to this spirited combo of coffee ice cream, tequila and chocolate. Click here for the recipe.

Bourbon St. Shake
Bourbon and vanilla are a natural match, but add Nutella to the mix and you get this delicious shake from Brooklyn Bowl. Click here for the recipe.

Key Lime Pie Shake
The pie house classic gets a milkshake makeover in this blend of vanilla ice cream, gin, lime juice and graham cracker crumbs. Click here for the recipe.

Péché Shake
Save the cherry on top and infuse that fruity flavor right into this spirited combo of vanilla ice cream, cherry brandy and a splash of absinthe. Click here for the recipe.

Thin Mint Milkshake
Break open that box of Thin Mints you’ve got stashed in the freezer and grab a blender for this dreamy shake from food blog Piece of Cake. Click here for the recipe.

Velvet Elvis
This unexpectedly delicious blend of coffee ice cream, reposado tequila and Crème Yvette is named after the King himself, who was known for his affinity for quirky flavor combos. Click here for the recipe.

Boozy Thin Mint Milkshake image: Shauna Sever, pieceofcakeblog.blogspot.com