Last updated on February 14th, 2023 at 11:29 pm
Indulge in a velvety, creamy milkshake-like no other with the tantalizing addition of vodka.
A perfect marriage of sweet and boozy, vodka milkshakes are the ultimate dessert cocktail that will leave your taste buds craving more. Imagine a luscious blend of creamy ice cream, rich milk, and a touch of vanilla, all elevated with the subtle yet distinctive flavor of premium vodka.
Whether you’re looking for a decadent treat to cap off a night or a delicious way to celebrate a special occasion, this recipe will not disappoint.
So grab your blender, and some top-notch ingredients, and get ready to whip up a mouthwatering masterpiece that will have you coming back for seconds (or thirds).
- 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream
- 1/2 cup of whole milk
- 1/4 cup of vodka
- 2 tbsp of sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Optional toppings: whipped cream, a cherry, and a sprinkle of cinnamon
- In a blender, combine the vanilla ice cream, whole milk, vodka, sugar, and vanilla extract.
- Blend the ingredients together until they are smooth and well combined.
- Pour the mixture into a large glass or Mason jar.
- Top the milkshake with whipped cream, a cherry, and a sprinkle of cinnamon, if desired.
- Serve immediately and enjoy your delicious vodka milkshake.
- Alcohol content: The alcohol content of this recipe will depend on the amount of vodka used. Keep in mind that alcohol can affect the taste and texture of the milkshake, so adjust the amount to your liking.
- Milk: You can use any type of milk that you prefer, such as whole milk, almond milk, or soy milk.
- Sugar: You can use any type of sugar that you prefer, such as granulated sugar, brown sugar, or honey.
- Vanilla extract: Vanilla extract can be substituted with other flavorings, such as almond extract or peppermint extract.
- Ice cream: You can use any flavor of ice cream that you prefer, such as vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry.
- Toppings: Feel free to add any toppings that you like to your milkshake, such as whipped cream, a cherry, or a sprinkle of cinnamon.
- Blender: A blender is required to make this recipe. If you don’t have a blender, you can use a food processor or an immersion blender.
- Serving: This recipe makes one large serving or two smaller servings.
- Consistency: If the milkshake is too thick, add more milk. If it’s too thin, add more ice cream.
- Storage: This recipe is best served immediately, as the milkshake will become watery and less creamy if left to sit for too long.
A Brief History of Vodka Milkshakes
The origins of the vodka milkshake are not well documented, but it is believed that the first vodka milkshake was created in the United States during the 1920s. This was during the time of Prohibition, when alcohol was illegal. People would create drinks using vodka, as it was easy to obtain and could be disguised as a milkshake. As a result, the vodka milkshake became a popular drink during this time.
Variations of the Vodka Milkshake
Over the years, the vodka milkshake has evolved and there are now many different variations of this drink. Some of the most popular variations include:
Chocolate Vodka Milkshake
This classic flavor combines the rich taste of chocolate with a kick of vodka.
Strawberry Vodka Milkshake
This sweet and fruity flavor is perfect for those who love the taste of fresh strawberries.
Vanilla Vodka Milkshake
This classic flavor is simple and delicious, perfect for those who prefer a more traditional taste.
Coffee Vodka Milkshake
This unique flavor is perfect for coffee lovers who want a boozy twist on their favorite drink.
Mint Vodka Milkshake
This refreshing flavor is perfect for those hot summer days and is a great way to cool down.
Salted Caramel Vodka Milkshake
This sweet and salty combination is sure to satisfy any cravings.
Banana Vodka Milkshake
A creamy and fruity combination that’s perfect for banana lovers.
Peanut Butter Vodka Milkshake
This nutty and rich flavor is perfect for those who love peanut butter.
Coconut Vodka Milkshake
This tropical flavor is perfect for those who love coconut and want to feel like they’re on a beach vacation.
Blueberry Vodka Milkshake
A sweet and fruity combination that’s perfect for blueberry lovers.
Peach Vodka Milkshake
This sweet and refreshing flavor is perfect for those who love the taste of fresh peaches.
Cookies and Cream Vodka Milkshake
This classic flavor is perfect for those who love cookies and cream ice cream.
Almond Vodka Milkshake
This nutty and creamy flavor is perfect for almond lovers.
Cherry Vodka Milkshake
This sweet and tangy flavor is perfect for cherry lovers.
Lavender Vodka Milkshake
A unique and floral flavor that’s perfect for those who want to try something new.
Can I use a different type of alcohol in the milkshake?
Yes, you can use any alcohol that you like, but vodka is a popular choice for milkshakes. You can also try using rum, whiskey, or Bailey’s Irish Cream.
Can I use a different flavor of ice cream?
Yes, you can use any flavor of ice cream that you prefer. Some popular options include chocolate, strawberry, or mint chocolate chip.
Can I use almond milk instead of cow’s milk?
Yes, you can use almond milk, soy milk, or any other type you prefer.
Can I use a different type of sugar?
Yes, you can use any sugar you prefer, such as brown sugar, honey, or maple syrup.
Can I make the milkshake without alcohol?
Yes, you can easily make a non-alcoholic version of the milkshake by simply leaving out the vodka.
How long does it take to make a vodka milkshake?
It only takes about 5 minutes to make a vodka milkshake, including preparation and blending time.
Can I make the milkshake in advance?
No, making the milkshake right before serving is best, as it will become watery and less creamy if left to sit for too long.
How many servings does this recipe make?
This recipe makes one large serving or two smaller servings.
Can I add other ingredients to the milkshake, such as fruit or chocolate chips?
Yes, you can add any ingredients that you like to the milkshake. Some popular additions include fresh fruit, chocolate chips, or nuts
Is a vodka milkshake appropriate for children?
No, a vodka milkshake is inappropriate for children due to the alcohol content. You can make a non-alcoholic version for children or make them a different type of milkshake.
A final thought on Making a Vodka Milkshake
Vodka milkshakes are a fun and refreshing twist on the classic milkshake. Whether you are in the mood for a sweet and fruity flavor, a rich chocolate taste, or a simple classic vanilla, there is a vodka milkshake out there for everyone.
So why not try making one at home today and enjoy this decadent treat in the comfort of your own home?