When summer rolls around, the thought of ice cream seems to be constantly on our minds – talk about a brain freeze! So, it should come as no wonder that Peekaboo celebrates every National Ice Cream holiday there is on the calendar. Today marks National Vanilla Milkshake Day (what’s not to celebrate there?) and you better believe we have a Peekaboo spin on that! Read on to find some of our favorite shake recipes that incorporate our infamous Vanilla with Hidden Zucchini – you’re welcome!

Vanilla a Brief History: Did You Know?

Did you know… That vanilla vines usually grow 30-50 ft. tall? 
Did you know… The aroma of vanilla is used as an aphrodisiac in some cultures?
Did you know… The Aztecs called vanilla “tlilxochitl” – meaning black flower?
Did you know… No two vanilla beans are the same in flavor, aroma, or color?
Did you know… A few drops of vanilla will cut the acidity of tomato-based foods?

Okay, so now that you’re all caught up with some vanilla 411, let’s get to the good stuff! Follow these easy step-by-step tutorials and take your taste buds on an unforgettable journey to Peekaboo paradise, your kids will have no idea there are zucchinis hidden in their yummy vanilla milkshake! 

Peekaboo Ice Cream’s Classic Vanilla Milkshake

Ingredients: 

1 ½ cup of Peekaboo Vanilla with Hidden Zucchini Ice Cream 
1 cup of whole milk 
½ tsp of vanilla extract 
Whipped Cream – can’t have a milkshake without whipped cream, guys!

Instructions: 

  • Place the cold vanilla ice cream and whole milk into the blender.
  • Add in vanilla extract.
  • Have a 20-30 second dance party and blend the ingredients together.
  • Divide between two very cold glasses
  • Top with whipped cream and berries, because why not?!

Everybody kid loves a classic milkshake, but what about the adults in this scenario? It’s time to turn your parent play-date into a party and spice up your milkshakes! With maple syrup, a dose of bourbon and Peekaboo Ice Cream, you’ve added a delectable kick to this grown-up take on a vanilla milkshake. 

Peekaboo’s ADULT Vanilla Milkshake

Ingredients: 

2 oz. bourbon – Party Time!
½ oz. maple syrup – talk about a sugar rush.
¼ cup crunch peanut butter – may replace with creamy if you’re that kind of person…
1 cup of Peekaboo Vanilla Ice Cream with Hidden Zucchini.
1 cup of ice cubes – ice ice babyyyyy!
Dollop of whipped cream – you know the drill…

Instructions: 

  • Combine all ingredients in a blender, and blend until ingredients start looking like a Wendy’s frosty.
  • Top it off with whipped cream, even drizzle some caramel syrup on top if you’re feeling frisky!

So, now you know how we celebrate National Vanilla Milkshake Day the #PeekabooWay… with deliciously deceptive hidden veggies in our Peekaboo Ice Cream Milkshakes!

Ready for more of Peekaboo? 

To celebrate, pick up a pint of Peekboo’s Vanilla Ice Cream with Hidden Zucchini at your local grocery store or order your pints in our online shop. Click here to purchase your pint now. 

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