Pumpkin Pie Shake

by Suzanne on October 31, 2011

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Oh my…tis the season for pumpkin pie, and this shake is the perfect alternative to the traditional pie :). I’ve been seeing a fast food restaurant advertise for these little shakes and since I don’t live close to town I can’t just hop on over and get one. So what’s a girl to do…well of course, make my own. It’s a surprise to your taste buds at how much this shake taste like the pie, minus the texture. If you want to make someone happy who loves pumpkin pie then treat them to this ice-cream shake, I promise they will love it.

Pumpkin Pie Shake

vanilla ice-cream (5 scoops)
1 cup milk
1/3 cup canned pumpkin
2 T. honey
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
2 whole sheets grahm crackers or ginger snaps to taste

Step 1: Put all the ingredients into a blender and turn onto blend. If you prefer the shake thicker then use 3/4 cup of milk. Garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon.
Serves: 2

Happy Halloween!! I thought I would share with you some fun pictures of the family dressed up for Halloween. My husband is such a sport and was a nerd, it came quite naturally :). The kids were the obvious mummy and my daughter was “me” 25 years ago, which was a pretty good resemblance. The cousins up at the top were Hans Solo, Robot and a skeleton weren’t they just adorable? I was a preppy girl with the 80’s style glasses plus outfit of khaki slacks and turtle neck complete with penny loafers.

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1 Roxana GreenGirl October 31, 2011 at 10:17 am

I’ll have a shake this afternoon, please! Love the family photos! So cute!

2 Lana @ Never Enough Thyme October 31, 2011 at 10:54 am

Ohhh…pumpkin pie in a glass! Seriously, this sounds absolutely delicious. Cute family Halloween photos, too!

3 Curt October 31, 2011 at 11:06 am

I like the graham crackers added to the shake. I’ll bet that’s great! I love the costume pictures. Your husband cracks me up! He IS a good sport.

4 Kita October 31, 2011 at 9:22 pm

We have a Sonic and their uber tempting Pumpkin Pie Shake right next door – this would certainly hit the spot without the guilt!

5 Suzanne November 2, 2011 at 9:57 am

I would be so in trouble is Sonic was next door to me!!

6 Salad in a Jar November 1, 2011 at 5:21 pm

Love the nerd! I guess you do too. 🙂

7 Suzanne November 2, 2011 at 9:56 am

Yah, your right I do the love the nerd too :). I showed him the picture I put up and it said “oh, thanks a lot!” 🙂

8 Nutmeg Nanny November 2, 2011 at 5:21 pm

Ok…I need one of these now!!! So delicious and totally perfect for fall…yum!

9 Reeni November 2, 2011 at 9:11 pm

What a yummy treat – especially when you can’t eat the real thing but crave those flavors! Your family is so cute!!

10 Liz November 3, 2011 at 11:38 am

Oh, your family looks wonderful in their costumes! And just as wonderful are your pumpkin shakes…how delish!

11 The Café Sucré Farine November 3, 2011 at 2:48 pm

This looks seriously delicious! I love your photo too!

12 Lisa November 4, 2011 at 3:12 pm

I don’t think I’ve ever wanted a pumpkin shake more than I do now. Looks fantastic!

13 Amy Tong November 12, 2011 at 8:26 pm

What a unique flavor for milkshake! It’s so perfect for the season though. 🙂 Take care and have a great weekend. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

14 Suzanne November 12, 2011 at 8:43 pm

Thanks Amy, hope your weekend is wonderful too.

15 Yudith @ Blissfully Delicious November 12, 2011 at 9:49 pm

I have been wanting to make a pumpkin milkshake. Your post reminds me that I need to get on it sooner instead of later, thanks for sharing 🙂 Love that your hubby played along. I love nerds too — I married one 🙂

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