"When the Winnipeg River beckons my visiting grandchildren each summer, they won't stop for breakfast," relates Helen Stine of Lac du Bonnet, Manitoba, "but they'll always make time for these nutritious banana shakes."
In addition to offering an assortment of juices and milk, why not serve this refreshing beverage with your family's favorite fruit flavors? Your thirsty clan will savor it so much, you'll be asked to make it from sunrise to sundown!
What a treat! Our cooks dreamed up this idea when they began testing ice cream recipes. Try using homemade vanilla ice cream to concoct a sweetly satisfying soda all ages will thirst for.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
"A friend and I stumbled across this recipe when craving a good shake, but we substituted ingredients we had on hand," explains Laura Gaskins from Erie, Colorado. It turned out great!" The citrus and berry taste in this cool beverage is so refreshing on a hot day.
In Citrus Heights, California, Nina Hall blends together these slushy beverages that taste just like orange Creamsicles. "If you don't have time to freeze the orange juice, use orange sorbet instead," she suggests.
I found this recipe in an old cookbook I bought at a garage sale. When I first read it, the memories of younger days and my first job in a soda fountain came back. I also liked the ingredients, and when I tried the shake, I decided it was a keeper.
-Helen Phillips, Horseheads, New York
With refreshing coconut and pineapple flavors, this frothy shake is sinfully delicious! With its hint of cinnamon and creamy texture, it just begs to be your poolside companion. —Melissa Jelinek, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
Wheeeee…What a delicious and refreshing new take on frosty milkshake flavor! Feeling hot and harried? You'll freeze your teeth and give your tongue a sleigh ride with this yummy beverage from Fran Scott of Birmingham, Michigan.