Summer is back and a lovely cool drink is certainly inviting. Try these yummy shakes
The weather has been swinging from sultry to hot and you really want to gulp something cold. Here are some mouth-watering shakes that can be whipped up in a jiffy.
The shakes are full of pep — so store frozen milk, melted gelatine, pineapple or orange jelly, powdered sugar and ice cubes.Mocha shake Ingredients
Frozen milk: 250 ml
Cocoa powder: 3 tsp
Instant coffee powder: 1 tsp
Cold milk: 50 ml
Vanilla essence: 11/2 tsp
Ice cubes: 8-10
Sugar: 4-5 tbspMethod
Break frozen milk into pieces using a knife. Put into a blender, add the remaining ingredients, add the ice cubes last. Blend till you get a smooth creamy shake. Serves four glasses.Cool Custard shake To prepare the custard Ingredients
Milk: 250 ml
Custard powder: 2 tsp
Sugar to tasteMethod
Boil milk and sugar, reduce the flame and add custard powder dissolved in some water in a slow stream.
Cook for a minute till the mixture turns thick, remove from fire, cool, and freeze.
This should be done in advance.To Prepare the shake Ingredients
Frozen custard: 250 ml
Sugar: 2-3 tbsp
Pineapple jelly: 3-4 tbsp
Melted gelatine: 1 tsp
Vanilla essence:1 tsp
Ice cubes: 10-12
Milk: 50 mlMethod
Mix custard in a blender. Add the rest of the ingredients and milk. Blend slowly till you get a thick creamy drink.
The gelatine holds the froth in place. Carefully spoon into glasses. Each glass should have some froth. Serves four glasses.NAJUMA RAHIM