4 scoops vanilla ice cream
2 cups milk
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 Tbl Traditional Vanilla Extract
1 Tbl Vanilla Bean Paste
Whipped cream for garnish
2 oz Bourbon, optional

In the movie pulp fiction, Uma Thurman’s character Mia orders a milkshake to which John Travolta’s Vincent incredulously asks, “Did you just order a five-dollar shake?” She offers him a sip, and his expletive-filled response declares that it is worth the money. According to Reddit, in today’s money, that milkshake would be $9.70. Movie fact minutiae aside, we are here with a incredibly delicious recipe and a list of ingredients that will have you making many five dollar milkshakes.

Cold desserts are the perfect place for Traditional Mexican Vanilla and Vanilla Bean Paste. Pure extracts are best suited for baking. Lower-alcohol Traditional Vanilla and Vanilla Bean Paste is great to have on hand for buttercreams, glazes and five-dollar milkshakes.


1.In a blender, combine the ice cream, milk, cream, Traditional Vanilla Extract and Vanilla Bean Paste. Blitz until smooth and creamy. You may need a splash of milk to get things going - it all depends on the brand of ice cream.
2.Add in the Bourbon and blitz for a boozy milkshake
3.Pour into glasses and garnish with whipped cream and a drizzle of Vanilla Bean Paste.

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