Whether made from ice cream, iced milk or even frozen yogurt, milkshakes are a favorite cool treat amount kids and adults alike.
This recipe calls for fresh strawberries but if you want to make it out of season; you can buy frozen berries or even purchase strawberry flavored syrup for year-round goodness.
1/2 pound fresh strawberries
3 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pint vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup milk
Chill glass ahead of time.
Wash, hull and slice strawberries – reserving a few whole berries for garnish.
Place sliced strawberries, vanilla and sugar in a bowl. Stir and set aside for 30 minutes to 1 hour to allow berries to create syrup. Stir occasionally to ensure sugar dissolves completely.
Blend strawberries, ice cream, and milk until smooth. Pour into chilled glass and garnish glass rim with whole strawberry.