Pumpkin Milkshake #PumpkinWeek

Smooth, creamy Pumpkin Milkshakes with a hint of almond, cinnamon and nutmeg satisfy your pumpkin cravings! Happy Fall!

Pumpkin Milkshake

Pumpkin Milkshake
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Fall is here with all the beautiful reds, oranges and yellows in the leaves. Hayrides, cozy sweaters, corn mazes and of course the star of fall, pumpkin!

We’re in Day 3 of #PumpkinWeek with over 20 fabulous food bloggers are showing off their best pumpkin recipes. Follow the hashtag, #PumpkinWeek everyday on twitter and facebook for more great ideas to use pumpkin as a main course, drink, dessert and more!

Thank you Terri from Love and Confections for hosting this event!

I chose to do a pumpkin shake for today’s recipe. I like pumpkin cold in ice cream, so why not a milkshake? This shake doesn’t cheat by using pumpkin ice cream. I added real pumpkin puree to the mix. Enhancing that subtle pumpkin taste came from warm spices and almond. Pure, good quality vanilla ice cream adds to the richness.
If you never had pumpkin as a milkshake I’ll bet it will be a new fall favorite!

Pumpkin Milkshake #PumpkinWeek

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • nutmeg for garnish

Instructions

  • Blend together milk, pumpkin, ice cream. almond extract. vanilla and cinnamon until smooth.
  • Pour into a tall glass. Garnish with nutmeg. Serve.
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Food for thought…What is your favorite pumpkin flavored drink? Have you had pumpkin beer, pumpkin coffee or a pumpkin smoothie? I’d love to hear your thoughts in a comment below!

Pumpkin Milkshake

Enjoy all these delicious recipe idea from pumpkin loving food bloggers here for #PumpkinWeek !

Autumn’s Savory Pumpkin Cream Pasta with Bratwurst from Kudos Kitchen by Renee.
Bean Soup with Pumpkin and Zucchini from Feeding Big.
Chocolate and Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars from A Day in the Life on the Farm.
Chocolate Hazelnut Swirl Pumpkin Muffins from Love and Confections.
Gluten Free Pumpkin Pizza from Gluten Free Crumbley.
Kadu Bouranee from Culinary Adventures with Camilla.
Maple Pumpkin Butter from Cooking With Carlee.
Pumpkin Bread Rolls from Making Miracles.
Pumpkin Cornbread from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures.
Pumpkin Crepes from The Redhead Baker.
Pumpkin Milkshakefrom Cindy’s Recipes and Writings.
Pumpkin Waffles with Pumpkin Praline Topping from Grumpy’s Honeybunch.
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies from The Freshman Cook.
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Chili from Palatable Pastime.
Whipped Pumpkin Spice Honey Butter from Family Around The Table.

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7 Responses to Pumpkin Milkshake #PumpkinWeek

  1. Cindy, I adore pumpkin and have been using it in just about everything – but I never thought to make a milkshake with it – that needs to change pronto! Thanks so much for the inspiration – happy Wednesday to ya! xx
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    • I was skeptical at first but I thought this turned out really good. Almond and cinnamon with pumpkin tastes great together! Thanks for stopping by Shashi, have a great week!

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  4. I like the addition of almond to your shake.
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