I grew up watching and loving movies like Grease and Bye Bye Birdie. I know most people have seen these or at least been in a production of them in high school! Apparently the 1950's era just makes a great setting for breaking out into song. Another movie I discovered in recent years is Cry Baby, which stars a really young Johnny Depp. It's a spoof on the teen idol, good girl/bad boy 50's musicals and it's totally hilarious. So, if you're like me and love a good retro sing-a-long movie, I'm sure you'll also love these diner inspired milkshakes with hot fudge sauce!
Vanilla Milkshakes with Hot Fudge Sauce
makes 2-3 milkshakes, adapted from my little celebration
3 C vanilla dairy-free ice cream
1 C almond milk
1 C full fat coconut milk
1/2 C cocoa powder
5 Tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
pinch of salt
optional: vegan chocolate sprinkles
Add the ice cream and almond milk to a blender, and mix until smooth. Add in more milk if it's too thick.
Combine the coconut milk and cocoa powder in a sauce pan and whisk over medium heat. Stir in the sugar, vanilla and salt and heat through. Transfer to a heat safe container to store.
To add the sprinkles around the glass like I did, dip the rim into some vegetable oil and then into a dish of the sprinkles.
Swirl your hot fudge around the inside of the glass, then pour in your milkshake. Feel free to add more fudge or sprinkles on top!
I always have a hard time passing up ice cream or milkshakes. These were a delicious sweet treat and would be so perfect for your next ladies night or any fun occasion. I'm already looking forward to trying other flavors...like my all time favorite- mint chocolate chip! What flavor would you make?
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