Cinnamon-Carrot Cake Milkshake

Cinnamon Carrot Cake Milkshake
Do you eat leftovers? I wish I could say we eat them at my house, but I have to admit that leftovers are rejected like old stinky socks. By the looks I receive when trying to serve up a warm plate of leftovers, you would think I was trying to poison them.

Not to be defeated, I’ve resorted to mixing things up and trying to stealthily pull one over on the men of my house. Chili isn’t chili anymore when its dumped on a bed of corn chips and smothered in cheese. Right?

Desserts usually don’t need any persuasion from me for someone to finish them off, but since I had so much of it left from the Carrot Pineapple Cake post, I decided to do some experimenting. The result? A Cinnamon Carrot Cake Milkshake that is oh-so-good! I had the forethought to throw some of the cake in the freezer the night before, which helps with the consistency of the milkshake. You only need 5 ingredients, what’s easier than that!

Cinnamon Carrot Cake Milkshake
Cinnamon-Carrot Cake Milkshake

Serves: 1  Printable Recipe

1 1/2 cups vanilla ice-cream

1/2 cup milk

1 tsp vanilla

1/4 tsp cinnamon

1/2 cup cut up frozen carrot cake


Recipe Note:
Measurements are approximate, you may want to adjust amounts according to your taste. If you like a thinner milkshake, use more milk, thicker milkshake, use less milk. You get the drift.





Place the ice cream in a blender.

Cinnamon Carrot Cake Milkshake

Now add the milk and pulse for a few seconds.

Cinnamon Carrot Cake Milkshake

Add the vanilla…

Cinnamon Carrot Cake Milkshake

…and cinnamon.

Cinnamon Carrot Cake Milkshake

Now throw in a few nice sized chunks of frozen carrot cake. Pulse until combined and the consistency is smooth.

Cinnamon Carrot Cake Milkshake

Feel free to add some extra pieces of carrot cake on top, stick a straw in it, and slurp away.

Cinnamon Carrot Cake Milkshake

Enjoy!

Amber


6 comments:

Crunchy Creamy Sweet said...

I love dessert milkshakes or smoothies! This one sounds delicious, Amber! Thank you for sharing. PS: I have the same problem with leftovers. :)

Julia @The Roasted Root said...

Holy crap! Can you come to my house and make milkshakes out of my left overs? I want to bake the carrot cake just so that I can enjoy a huge slice of it, washed down with a carrot cake milkshake. By golly girl, this milkshake looks amazing!

Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious said...

I love this! I might just have this everyday for breakfast :)

RecipeGirl said...

great, great flavors in a milkshake man!

Carrie @ poet in the pantry said...

That sounds delicious! Never would have thought to put leftover cake in a milkshake. Great idea!

Hana and Aaron Agopian said...

Very innovative recipe! Thanks for posting. Nice!




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