Monday, 2 June 2014

How To: Homemade Candy Bar Milkshakes

Since the time a friend introduced me to Stateside Diner of Pink Lane, Newcastle and I first tried their legendary milkshakes I was converted to thick ice cream shakes. 
I soon learned that the ingredients were minimal and I could most certainly make my own at home with limitless possibilities for flavors - so I did. 
Just incase it turned out awesome I took a few photos of my experimentation and thought I'd share the word with you guys so you can join in with the homemade summer goodness.



You will need a huge amount of ingredients so make sure to write this down so you don't forget it all when you go shopping.

- Soft Scoop Ice cream.
- Milk. (Preferably full fat but we use semi skimmed and it was fine)
- Chocolate treat of your choice.

The instructions are even more complicated than that!
For every three parts of ice cream, add one part milk. You can add a little at a time depending on how much shake you think you can handle without sickening yourself with sweetness! You can also add more milk depending on how thick or runny you like it.


Dump it all into somewhere you can blend, probably a blender, but I have a hand blender so used this container. Then obviously blend it together until the desired consistency. Once you get the shake how you like it the fun part comes - adding the chocolate! I chose Milkybar Buttons and because my blender isn't a hardcore one I broke the buttons up a bit before blending it in too. Ta - da! All done! 


You can customize these in so many ways aswell. Use different flavor ice cream, add sauces and go crazy with your choice of chocolate. Jake had a Malteasers Teaser shake!
So there we have it, a little alternative to an ice cream on these warm summer days. Let me know if you try it and what flavor you make!


20 comments:

  1. I used to work in a tearoom when I was younger and we made thick shakes. We put double cream in ours too, so so good! I always used to purposely make too much so I could drink the leftovers!

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    1. Haha you cheater! lol And oh these we're sickly enough without double cream too!
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  2. Thank you for the comments lovely! This milkshake looks like an absolute dream/heart attack I used to be obsessed with Milkybars, I think you've reawakened the beast!

    Efia @ Effy Talks Life / Bloglovin' xxx

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    1. You're welcome :) Oh it's super sickly, one glass is more than enough!
      Yeah, Milkybars are sooo underrated haha x

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  3. I could seriously drink that right now, I used to make milkshakes like this myself years ago and now this post has made me want to get some yummy treats and do it again :)

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    1. We're such big sweet tooths in this house it gets expensive ha, so I needed to find something we can make to have more of!
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  4. Ahhh these looks SO delicious Danielle! And so simple too :) I loveeee white chocolate as it's so creamy and sweet! Great post doll <3

    Claire xo

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    1. Maybe not quite as good as Stateside but it'll do! haha Thank you :)
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  5. It looks delicious!
    I'll try it, very soon!

    Alessandro - http://www.daunalenteacontatto.com/

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  6. That looks so so good. I only have a hand blender, did it take much work to break down the chocolate? May have to give this a go if it's hot at the weekend! Although I might switch out the choc for some strawberries. Or maybe just add both! xx

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    1. Nah not really as long as the chocolate is at room temperature and not refrigerated :)
      Let me know if you try/tried it! x

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  7. I love thick milkshakes, we used to make them at a place I worked when I was younger.

    Corinne x

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    1. Ah so you'll be an expert on all the secret ingredients to add ;) haha
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  8. This sounds amazing! I'm not a fan of white chocolate but the Malteaser one sounds great!

    http://tea-and-biscuit-time.blogspot.com

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    1. You can add any type of sweet you can imagine! Let me know if you try one and what you add! :D
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  9. omg so gonna have to make these as a treat for my husband! he loves milkshakes haha

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    1. Aw I hope you do! Let me know if he enjoys it.
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  10. I love making milkshakes, forget normal icecream upgrade to Cookie Dough Ben & Jerrys and you'll never look back!
    Kloe xx
    skullsnkisses.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Pft what have you started?! lol I'll wait until it's on offer though.. haha
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