Shake Things Up!

Hey, everyone! It’s been a very exciting couple of days what with all the firsts that have been happening on my blog this week. So… I thought I would carry on with the tradition and give you a recipe! The first ever recipe to go up on my blog! Yay! So if you couldn’t already guess from the title, we are shaking things up (excuse the pun) and making a MILKSHAKE! But not just any milkshake… We are making a CARAMEL AND BANANA MILKSHAKE! This is my own original recipe and I was inspired by the Like Mother Like Daughter Caramel Banana Cream Pie! The ingredients I used are mainly items commonly found in your fridge and fruit bowl, which makes this recipe super easy to throw together.

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For the ingredients you will need:

  • 1 Banana
  • 1/2 a cup of Milk
  • 1 TSP Vanilla Essence
  • 35g of Caramel Sugar
  • 1/2 a cup of Cold Water
  • A couple Ice Cubes

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  • First things first, peel and slice up your banana (The size is irrelevant).
  • Place 1/2 of the cold water into a purifier or blender.
  • Place your cut up banana into the purifier and blend until the consistency resembles a thin puree.
  • Set aside.

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Following on from that…

  • In a small saucepan pour in the other 1/2 of the cold water
  • Pour the milk into the saucepan and stir for a minute on low heat
  • Pour in the vanilla essence
  • Pour in the caramel sugar and stir until it is dissolved
  • Pour the caramel sugar mixture into another container or bottle and allow it to cool until it reaches room temperature.

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After following those steps this is what you need to do.

  • In a blender place the ice cubes (You could also add some caramel or vanilla ice cream if you would prefer a thicker milkshake)
  • Pour in the room temperature caramel sugar mixture
  • Pour in the pureed banana
  • Blend it all up!!!

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You can then choose to decant your Caramel & Banana milkshake into any cup, jar or bottle that your heart desires! You can add some whipped cream and maybe even a few sprinkles! I chose to pour mine into two glass drinking jars (Because maybe just maybe I have a mild obsession with jars) and then I just placed some stripey straws and in true blogger fashion, made them pose while I took numerous photos. I hope you will take this to your kitchen to try and maybe even make a milkshake out of a different dessert?!

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