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pumpkin milkshakes

pumpkin milkshake
It’s October, which means pumpkins can be found in everything from our pancakes to our coffee to soup to dessert! Ease into the cooler months with this delicious, super easy ultimate indulgence – the perfect marriage of summer and fall. Food contributor, Libby, dedicated a recent Sunday to finding the perfect recipe for pumpkin milkshakes and is hopeful you’ll love this as much as she does.
Make sure to use canned pumpkin and not pumpkin pie filling for this recipe. It makes one hefty serving or two into smaller, more sensible servings. And since the pumpkin milkshake is so deliciously rich, finding a buddy to enjoy could be the best route to go! Top with whipped cream and crushed graham crackers for the ultimate indulgence!
Recipe
1/3 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 cup milk (any milk should work well)
2 cups butter pecan ice cream – go for the real deal here
2 sheets graham crackers (eight crackers)
2 Tbsp. brown sugar
2 Tbsp. caramel topping
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
Heavy sprinkle of nutmeg
Light sprinkle of all spice
Light sprinkle of baking spices
Combine all the ingredients together in a blender and mix well. Pour into a big glass, grab a straw and enjoy!

 

 photos by Libby Vision

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    recipe: pumpkin bread | The Average Girl's Guide
    October 30, 2014 at 5:00 AM

    […] with delicious pumpkin recipes. We’ve shared some fun ones in the past — this pumpkin milkshake and these cute mini pumpkin pies, for example — and this one might be our favorite one yet. […]

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    Betsy Cohen
    October 4, 2013 at 8:08 PM

    Delicious recipe. Libby Volgyes ROCKS!!!

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    Samantha Timmermann
    October 4, 2013 at 4:38 PM

    Was lucky enough to taste the “test” batch on Sunday — it was sooooo good!

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    Lexi
    October 4, 2013 at 3:04 PM

    This look so yummy!

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    Jackie-York Avenue
    October 4, 2013 at 10:35 AM

    Oooh, yum! I am obsessed with milkshakes and this one looks delish. So I don’t have to give up milkshakes just because the weather is cooling down? Sounds good to me!

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    Shira
    October 4, 2013 at 8:40 AM

    omggggg yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. i need to find a healthier alternative to this!

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      AvgGirlsGuide
      October 4, 2013 at 9:57 AM

      Shira: to make it lower fat, I’d sample low-fat ice cream or yogurt and nonfat milk. You can even test out almond milk, and add a little sweetener.

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    Cheryl
    October 4, 2013 at 8:32 AM

    That sounds amazing! I wonder if I could consider that breakfast? It’s sort of like a smoothie right??!!

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      AvgGirlsGuide
      October 4, 2013 at 9:56 AM

      Definitely an indulgent breakfast but you certainly could! :)

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        Cheryl
        October 4, 2013 at 9:57 AM

        I’d probably be worthless the rest of the morning :-)

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