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Cherry-Vanilla Bean Milkshake

May/June 2010

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So thick you’ll need a straw and a long spoon to enjoy this frosty cherry-vanilla milkshake.



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Cherry-Vanilla Bean Milkshake Recipe

Makes: 2 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each

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Ingredients

  • 1 10-ounce bag frozen pitted cherries (about 2 1/4 cups)
  • 1 cup reduced-fat “light” vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup nonfat milk
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise, or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Place cherries, ice cream and milk in a blender. With the tip of a sharp knife, scrape all the black paste from inside the vanilla bean into the blender (or add vanilla extract); blend until smooth. Stop and stir once or twice if necessary to completely blend.

Nutrition

Per serving: 276 calories; 4 g fat (2 g sat, 1 g mono); 23 mg cholesterol; 51 g carbohydrates; 11 g added sugars; 9 g protein; 3 g fiber; 108 mg sodium; 636 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (26% daily value), Potassium (18% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 nonfat milk, 1 carbohydrate (other), 1 fat


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Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Dessert
Holiday
Halloween
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Ethnic/Regional
American
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
2
Publication
May/June 2010
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