It’s hot outside, but you already knew that.  So, we thought  this recipe of a cool milkshake on a hot day sounded just perfect.  Grab some fresh strawberries from the Farmers Market and give this milkshake a try.  You could even spike it to make it a great after dinner treat! Be sure to visit Savory Spice Franklin located at 324 Main Street, Franklin for all of your spice needs.


Pick your favorite vanilla bean:

1 Tahitian vanilla bean
1 Mexican vanilla bean
1 Madagascar “bourbon” vanilla bean

For the rest of the shake:

1 cup whole milk
1/2 lb. fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped, a few reserved for garnish
1 pint high quality vanilla ice cream


Pick your favorite vanilla bean then split it down the middle and scrape out the seeds. To a blender carafe, add vanilla bean seeds, milk, strawberries and ice cream. Blend until smooth. Enjoy in a chilled mason jar.

Serving Suggestions

Top with fresh whipped vanilla cream and/or garnish with fresh strawberries.


2 (16 oz.) milkshakes

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