Thursday, October 4, 2012

Apple Pie Milkshake

I think this week is going to have a small theme of using up leftovers. Here's another round 2 recipe from leftovers I had after making my Apple Pie Compote (Pancake Topping).  I had about a cup of compote left and my kids didn't want to eat pancakes again (**I think I have spoiled them with all these different dishes**).    So I had to come up with plan to use this compote up in a new way.  I decided to be decadent by making these milkshakes and they were doing the happy dance that I did.  Actually, my husband was doing the biggest happy dance since he got this milkshake from the above photo as soon as I finished taking my pictures.  He loved it so much, I heard him slurping the last drops of milkshake with his straw minutes later.  So, there you go, another recipe makeover that was as much loved as the original recipe.  I love when that happens. :)





Ingredients
For the apple-maple compote (makes about 2-3 cups):
5-6 golden delicious apples (peeled, cored and sliced)
3 Tbs butter
1-2 tsp ground cinnamon (to taste)
1/2 to 1 tsp ground ginger (to taste)
pinch of salt
1 cup maple syrup

For the milkshake
2 cups vanilla ice cream
2 cups milk (2 % is fine)
1 cup apple-maple compote

Garnishes:
Whipped Cream
dusting of powdered cinnamon




Directions: 


Peel, core and slice apples. Add to a skillet with butter and salt.  Saute for 3-4 minutes.  Next add cinnamon, ginger and maple syrup.  Lower heat to medium-low and simmer on stove for 5 minutes. Cook apples to your desired tenderness.

Place all the ingredients for the milkshake in a blender and blend until smooth.  Serves 2-3 people.  Enjoy.



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21 comments:

  1. I could just eat a big bowl of your delicious apple compote! I'll take a milkshake, too :)

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  2. Holy cow, I need to have one of these! It looks so delicious. Perfect for fall!!!

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  3. I'm with Liz - both sound delicious!! Man-approved milkshake - now that's a winner!

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  4. mmmmmhhhhhhhhhhhhmmmmmmmm! I will take one of those please!

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  5. Now that sounds like a yum shake!! the compote sounds delish, have to try this :)

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  6. I am also doing the happy dance right now because I get to bookmark this recipe :D

    Ramona I love love LOVE this - you know I've been all about apples for october so this is perfect!

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  7. wow that's looks super tempting ...lovely pics

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  8. Cant take my eyes from ur shake,irresistible.

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  9. Wow! Now who wouldn't want to wake up to this every morning!

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  10. You are on a roll making use of your yummy leftovers. These would be great in a mini version also. You know me, always thinking of a dessert table!

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  11. You genius you. If I ever met you in person, I would actually collapse at your feet - best idea ever :D

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  12. great recipe Ramona...Happy weekend 2 u 2 dear

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  13. Here you go - spoiling us again! I would have been fighting your husband for that milkshake. :)

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  14. I'll arm wrestle anyone for one of these. And I'll win. Cuz I really want that milkshake.

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  15. its yummmmmmyyyyy................

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  16. Now here is an apple dessert I would dive right into...yum, yum!

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