August 19, 2014

Kickin' Peach Milkshake #IceCreamWeek

Today I decided to share with you one of my favorite fruit flavors - peach. I also decided to kick it up a notch with a little bit of peach schnapps for a Kickin' Peach Milkshake!


Welcome to day 2 of Ice Cream Week 2014! This year the event is hosted by Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of  The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen. We have teamed up with 25 amazing bloggers to bring you ice cream treats all week long. It's going to be an epic week full of frozen treats and our sponsors for the event have provided us with some great prizes.
Today's shake is part of day two of this amazing giveaway.  I'm sharing with you this week some of my most favorite ice cream treats and flavors.  While blueberry is my favorite fruit, when it comes to shakes, peach and cherry are at the top of my list!  I decided to make this shake an adult drink by adding some Peachtree Schnapps.  Have you ever smelled that stuff?  Peachy heaven!  I used some local donut peaches to make this shake and was it ever delicious.  Just four simple ingredients and you have yourself a summer cool down with amazing peach flavor.
You can make this kid friendly by not adding the booze, but I definitely suggest you add a little bit of peach extract or maybe almond extract to the mix if you leave out the booze.  While peaches have great flavor, when you blend them in with the ice cream, you need to give it a little more "something something" if your know what I mean!

Be sure to go to the end of the post to see what all the other creative minds came up with for today's #IceCreamWeek Post and enter the giveway via rafflecopter!


Kickin' Peach Milkshake

Shelby Law Ruttan
Published 08/19/2014
Kickin' Peach Milkshake

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar free vanilla ice cream
  • 3 ounces peach schnapps
  • 2 ripe peaches, skinned and sliced
  • 1 cup almond milk

Instructions

  • Place ice cream, schnapps, peaches, and almond milk in blender. Blend until smooth. Serve with whipped cream topping and cherry (if desired)
Yield: 2 milkshakes
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 05 mins.
Total time: 5 mins.
Tags: peaches, ice cream, milkshake, peach schnapps, #IceCreamWeek


Now for the giveaway!
 Our sponsors for the event have provided us with some great prizes. A huge thanks to Cake Boss, Anolon, Microplane, WÜSTHOF, Page Street Publishing and Quarry Spoon. Kim of Cravings of a Lunatic and Susan of The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen have tossed in a bonus prize of a Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker because they think everyone should own one!

Here’s what is up for grabs, One Winner Takes All:


Stop by to visit all our Day 2 Ice Cream Week Participants:
S'mores Ice Cream Sandwiches by Cravings of a Lunatic
Balsamic Roasted Strawberry Ice Cream by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen
White Russian Milkshakes by The Redhead Baker
Kickin' Peach Milkshake by The Life and Loves of Grumpy's Honeybunch
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream by Love and Confections
Chocolate Beet Milkshakes by Farm Fresh Feasts
Salted Caramel Ice Cream by Noshing with the Nolands
Vanilla Caramel Swirl Ice Cream by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Apple Pie Ice Cream by Mind Over Batter
Chocolate Ginger Ice Cream Sandwiches by Mother Would Know


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8 comments:

Pam said...

I love peaches and have never had a peach shake I'm going to have to try this one. It sounds so refreshing.

Pam said...

Favorite ice cream is chocolate anything but I'm willing to sample other flavors

Liz Berg said...

Peaches, booze and ice cream???? Oh, yeah! This is the perfect summer milkshake!!!

Tara Noland said...

That sounds so good, love the fresh peaches/schnapps combo!!

MJ-1986 said...

My favorite ice cream flavor is Mint Chocolate Chip.

Ashley @ QLCC said...

Mm! Peaches! I love it!

Life Tastes Good said...

So easy and quick which is just what I need this summer! It has been record breaking hot here in FL!! Genius idea to add the extra 'something something'!! I totally agree about the peach schnapps - that stuff smells so good!! Thanks for sharing, Shelby!!

Terri Truscello Miller said...

A boozy peach flavored milkshake? Sign me up!

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