Smokin’ Hard Shake

hardshake

A hard shake is basically an alco milkshake, a pleasure for us grown ups, with a bit of a cheeky kick, and you might be asking now what ingredients would I use in mine, well it wouldn’t take a genius to guess it may have chipotle chillies, chocolate and ummm bourbon. I used my favourite Buffalo Trace for this, but would be good with Jim Beam or Makers Mark.

Basically I soaked a chipotle chilli in a measure of bourbon until starting to soften, and blitzed this in a blender with a couple of scoops of chocolate ice cream, a scrape of seeds from a quarter of a vanilla pod and a small glass of whole milk until smooth.

As you’ve probably seen before on my blog this is a proven flavour combination and works great in this hard shake, give this a go as a grown up treat.

 

4 responses to this post.

  1. Thank youi, love all the great vanilla and spice flavours, it works so well in recipes like this one.
    Cheers
    Marcus

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  2. Good for you with the Kentucky bourbon! I don’t like the stuff myself (must not be a real Kentuckian), but I’m glad you’re enjoying it. 🙂

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  3. A serious treat Marcus. I’m definitely going to make this! The smoked chilli would be right up your street – I might try one light you describe and another even hotter version 😉

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