ice tea

Sweet Tea

  A southern classic –   12 regular plain old tea bags 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 1 quart fresh water 1 quart ice cubes 1 1/4 cup simple syrup Simple Syrup Bring 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar to a boil stirring until sugar is dissolved. Cool 30 minutes   Put teabags and baking…

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peanut butter shake

Peanut Butter Shake

4 Tablespoons chocolate syrup 2 cups vanilla ice cream – softened 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup milk 1 tablespoon caramel topping Whipped cream – optional Peanuts – optional  In a blender, process ice cream, peanut butter, milk and 2 Tablespoons chocolate syrup until foamy and thick – 3-4 minutes Pour into 2 glasses…

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banana shake

Banana Shake

  Doesn’t get much easier than this!   1 very ripe banana – sliced 2 cups vanilla ice cream – softened 1/2 cup milk Whipped cream – optional Chopped pecans – optional      In a blender, process banana, ice cream and milk until foamy and thick – 3-4 minutes Pour into 2 glasses Top…

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Tropical Hot Cocoa

1 -14 oz. can coconut milk 1 cup 2% milk ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup cocoa ¼ teaspoon cardamom   Put it all in a saucepan, cook over med. low heat for about 5 minutes until sugar is dissolved stirring often. Makes 3 5 oz. servings. In our house, it’s 2 servings 😉 Whipped…

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