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By: Enrique Gili on Jan. 26, 2011, 6:50 a.m.
Blackberry milkshake in a glass

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Blackberry Milkshake

Blackberry Milkshake

Time estimates

Cook time: 10 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes, plus cooling

Serves 4


  • 1 pint fresh blackberries
  • 4 ounces water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1.5 pints vanilla ice scream, about six scoops
  • 1 pint milk
  1. Rinse berries.
  2. In a medium saucepan combine berries, water and sugar. Bring to a boil for about 5 minutes, or when berries begin to break down.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool.
  4. Set aside a few berries for garnish.
  5. Puree ice cream, milk and berry mix in a blender for 15 seconds or until smooth.
  6. Pour into tall glasses. Garnish.