Milk-shake It Up: ‘The Gingerbread House’ Spiked Holiday Milkshake

BoozyHol-50With holiday party season upon us, we’re donning our most memorable holiday sweaters, baking up cookies and pies a-plenty, and dreaming up fun new cocktail recipes to share with our nearest and dearest ’round the fireplace. If gingerbread cookies, candy-canes, and the same-old cocktails are wearing out their welcome, why not try something new and make a boozy holiday milkshake? Spiked milkshakes combine two of our favorite things: dessert and fancy drinks!

Today we’re kicking off a short series of spiked milkshake recipes with what we’ve dubbed “The Gingerbread House”. A little spicy, a lot sweet, with a kick of ginger brandy — it’s the perfect thing to whip up with friends at your next seasonal shindig.

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‘The Gingerbread House’ Spiked Milkshake
Makes one serving

Ingredients:
1 cup eggnog-flavored ice cream
1/2 cup ginger-flavored brandy
Cinnamon (to taste)
Nutmeg (to taste)
Ground or fresh ginger (to taste)
Vanilla (to taste)
1 crushed gingerbread cookie
1 whole gingerbread cookie
Whipped cream
A blender

1. Scoop a generous portion of ice cream into your blender, we used about 1 cup. Add the brandy.

2. Add the spices and the vanilla to the ice cream and brandy, to taste. More spices will result in a more pronounced “gingerbread” flavor.

3. Add the crushed up gingerbread cookie and blend on high until combined.

4. Pour into a glass and top with whipped cream and the whole gingerbread cookie. Enjoy!

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Stay tuned for our second spiked milkshake recipe next week!

About Julie O.

A lover of all things vintage and vintage-inspired, Julie bought her first 1950s frock in the fifth grade. Since then, Julie has become a self-described connoisseur of vintage and thrift shopping, which she shares on her blog, Orchid Grey. When she’s not scouring the racks for the perfect vintage skirt, this native New Englander can be found deftly navigating the slopes of a ski mountain, taking road-trips to the beach, and exploring new places with a vintage camera in her hand.

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3 Comments

  1. ontheupcyclemom 12/15/2013 at 8:06 am #

    This looks so good! So many things I want to try and this is one of them!

  2. JustineDL 12/17/2013 at 3:12 pm #

    I am so making these!!! Yum.

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