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Bittersweet Black and White Shake

  • SERVINGS: Makes 2 large shakes
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A vanilla shake is easily made by omitting the syrup from the richly flavored chocolatey version. For a fruity strawberry shake, see the variation.

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  1. 1 pint vanilla ice cream, softened
  2. 1/4 cup milk
  3. 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  4. 1/4 cup Chocolate Syrup
  1. VARIATION Combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Stir and pour into 2 tall glasses.
  2. Puree 10 ounces of thawed frozen strawberries in light syrup with 2 tablespoons superfine sugar, then strain. Blend 1/2 cup of the puree with the ice cream, milk and vanilla to make 2 shakes.