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Bacon Milkshakes

Bacon Milkshakes
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 2
Bacon is turning up everywhere these days, even in desserts. This shake, with plenty of bacon and a hint of maple syrup, will appeal to the true bacon aficionado.
By Paula Jones
Created April 6, 2012


  • 3 tablespoons real maple syrup
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup milk


  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat syrup and 1 slice of the bacon over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat; set aside to infuse bacon flavor into syrup.
  • 2
    In blender, place ice cream and milk. Cover; blend on medium speed until combined.
  • 3
    Remove bacon from syrup; discard bacon. Add syrup to milk mixture; blend on low speed to combine.
  • 4
    Divide milkshake evenly between 2 glasses. Crumble remaining slice of cooked bacon; sprinkle over tops of milkshakes.

  • Substitute chocolate ice cream for the vanilla.
  • For more bacon flavor, let syrup stand longer to infuse the bacon flavor.

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