Chocolate Chip Shake With Mint
It is summer time again, and what does it mean? It means that it’s time to turn up your smoothie gameplan with this Chocolate Chip Shake With Mint and welcome the summers with a bang. It is a refreshing drink and is also packed with the goodness of mint and yumminess of chocolate.
This Chocolate Chip Shake With Mint is an amazing frozen dessert cum shake to combat the sweltering heat of summer. It’s icy, cool and refreshing. Thanks to the chilled ice and the mint that keeps the internal cooling on and chocolate keeps the feel-good factor alive.
Chocolate Chip Shake With Mint
This Chocolate Chip Shake With Mint is an amazing frozen dessert to combat the sweltering heat of summer. It's icy cool and refreshing thanks to the chilled ice and the mint keeps the internal cooling on. You can jazz up your Mint-Chocolate Chip Shake with a few drops of green colouring for a faint tint of colour.
- ½ cup milk
- 6 cup ice
- 1 quart vanilla ice cream
- ¼ peppermint extract
- 1 pinch Green Food Coloring
- ¼ cup mini chocolate chips
- fresh mint
- mini chocolate chips
- Hershey's Chocolate Syrup
In a blender, combine the mint chocolate chip ice cream with the milk and process and blend all ingredients (except for chocolate chips/cocoa nibs) plus 6 cups of ice, until smooth.
Add more milk if the mixture is too thick to turn.
Add chocolate and pulse until ground into chunky pieces.
Add the chocolate chips and stir to combine.
Line the insides with Hershey's Chocolate Syrup.
Pour the shake into a glass, top with the whipped cream, and drizzle with chocolate syrup.
Transfer to glasses and garnish with extra fresh mint leaves and mini chocolate chips, if desired.
Know Your Mint
Mint, this popular herb, has several benefits which include proper digestion and weight loss, relief from nausea, depression, fatigue, and headache. In India, it is mostly used in the treatment of asthma, memory loss, and skin care problems. It is a well-known mouth and breath freshener and has more than two dozen species and hundreds of varieties. It is a herb that has been used for hundreds of years for its remarkable medicinal properties and incidentally one of my most favourite herbs after curry leaves.
Market today is full of products like toothpaste, chewing gums, breath fresheners, candies, and inhalers, most of which have mint as their base element.
Besides its wide industrial use in ice-creams and chocolates, as well as in alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics, medicines, inhalers, and breath fresheners, it is also used as a condiment and a decorative item in culinary preparation around the world. Drinks and foods containing mint cool you off in the summer and it is often included in summer cocktails for a refreshing burst of flavour. It is also a good relaxant.
Recipe Name: Chocolate Chip Shake With Mint
Author: Ranjeeta Nath Ghai
Description: It is summer time, so that means it's time to turn up your smoothie game with this Chocolate Chip Shake With Mint. It is refreshing and packed with greens and chocolate.
Preperation time: 5M
Total Time: 5M
Type: drink. shakes
Recipe Yield: 4 servings