Campfire S'mores Hot Fudge Shake
Editor's Note: If you can't get to the campfire to roast marshmallows, then do the next-best thing this milkshake recipe! The Campfire S'mores Hot Fudge Shake includes everything you love about the classic campfire snack, with graham crackers, marshmallows, and even hot fudge included in the ingredients list. The next time a plain milkshake won't cut it, reach for the ingredients to make this frothy ice cream treat. The kid-friendly recipe will be a hit with everyone at your next big get-together, or simply serve up this milkshake for your next movie night at home.
When it comes to me and s'mores, there is no love missing. I am going to tell you something embarrassing. I think we all have an embarrassing snack or treat that we consume — a dessert that is sort of humiliating because of what it contains or what it takes to get there.
At one point in my life, I may have considered a spoonful of peanut butter dipped in a bag of chocolate chips semi-embarrassing, then I was like WHAT! Everyone does that. I'm so not alone. But this--this snack I'm about to tell you about? Horrifying. I went through a period when I was so sincerely obsessed with s'mores that I would combine graham cracker crumbs and melted butter in a bowl. On top of that, I'd place some mini marshmallows or marshmallow Fluff-whatever I had on hand. Then on top of THAT would go some chocolate. Chocolate chips, chocolate bars, chocolate whatever. Then I'd eat it with a spoon. Talk about desperation. Called it my white trash s'mores bowl.
I don't know what it is about s'mores, but I have been fanatical since childhood. I just love them so freaking much. I love every- and anything s'mores. I love all the recently trashed-up recipes with s'mores flavors. I live for them. This is one. Helllllo, trashy shakes!
Preparation Time15 min
Taste and TextureCreamy, Sweet
Type of DishBeverage, Dessert, Frozen Dessert, Ice Cream, Non-alcoholic Beverage
- 2 cups whole milk
- 2 cups vanilla ice cream
- 1/3 cup hot fudge
- 1/3 cup marshmallow crème
- 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs, plus extra for garnish
- Whipped cream, for serving
- 2 jumbo marshmallows
Add the milk, ice cream, hot fudge, marshmallow crème, and graham crumbs to a blender and puree until smooth. Pour the shake into two glasses and top with whipped cream. If desired, quickly toast the jumbo marshmallows under the broiler, over a burner on your gas stove, or with a kitchen torch.
Place the marshmallows on top of the whipped cream and sprinkle the shakes with extra graham crumbs.
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2014 Jessica Merchant