Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Funky Monkey Milkshake

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So, last night, I had one of the most severe pregnancy cravings I've had to date. It was almost as bad as my craving for Jack In The Box's egg rolls with buttermilk dipping sauce. Almost. Great, now I want egg rolls... Anyways... It was a craving for something I haven't had since I was a child. A banana milkshake. A banana milkshake with chocolate and peanut butter, to be exact. When I was a little girl, my mom and I used to make yummy banana milkshakes together and it was always one of my favorite treats. Last night I wanted to relive those childhood memories, only jazz them up and make them a little bit more amazing. I've been on a total chocolate kick ever since I found some Hershey bars up in my pantry, so,  I had to throw some of them in the shake! Plus, crunchy peanut butter is one of my favorite things ever, so, of course that had to go in there too. All i'm going to say is that this creamy, chocolatey, slightly crunchy shake is pretty much one of the tastiest treats I've made in my somewhat short little life. My daughter's eyes widened when she saw what went into my food processor (yes, I used my food processor... I was too lazy to get out my blender) and she squealed with joy when I gave her a glass. I asked her and hubby to come up with a name for it, so Funky Monkey Milkshake is what it shall be called. 

Funky Monkey Milkshake Recipe: {Print Recipe}

3 medium bananas (peeled and broken into 3 pieces)
1 (1.55 ounce) bar of Hershey's chocolate (broken up)
3 tablespoons crunchy peanut butter
2 cups vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup milk

Add bananas, peanut butter and Hershey's chocolate to your blender (or food processor!) and pulse a few times to break up the chocolate and mix the ingredients slightly. Add vanilla ice cream and milk and blend until mixture is smooth and creamy and no lumps remain.

Pour into your glass/glasses and enjoy.

Recipe yields 3 cups

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  1. Looks yummy. Congrats btw!!! How far along? I am glad the craving was soothed :)

    1. Thanks so much Nicole! I'm almost 6 Months along already!! Time is sure flying! My little guy will be here on May 3rd and I still have so much to get ready! :)

  2. Yummy! I love the banana, chocolate and peanut butter combination!

  3. Oh super yummy! Looks amazing.

  4. You are a great mom! When my children were growing up, a few years ago, hehe, their favorite dessert was a homemade milk shake....and banana was the BOMB! thanks for sharing on FFF and jogging a memory of a long time ago. Something tells me this recipe way surpasses mine, looks delicious.

  5. would love it if you could share this on my link party - Serenity Saturday - which will be live tomorrow from 9am GMT

    Natasha @ www.serenityyou.com

  6. My daughter would love these! Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday!

  7. Three of my favorite flavors - chocolate, peanut butter and banana. Yum!!
    I'd love for you to come over to Finding the Pretty & Delicious Linky party and share your fun idea!

  8. Oh my lord I could have this right now..yuMMMMM


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