Are you one of those people who perfectly toasts their marshmallows to a golden brown?
How on earth do you do that!? I don’t get it. You must have the patience of a marshmallow saint.
I’m a burn-and-blow kind of girl. Turn the marshmallow into a torch… blow it out… repeat.
The patience technique baffles me. In fact… I secretly looooove to brush my marshmallow torch against the slow rollers and set their marshmallows on fire. They totally hate that.
Marshmallow meets open flame… it’s important in this recipe.
I had no idea that this whole Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake was a thing. Amazing. Spike Mendelsohn… that cute dude with the hat from Top Chef invented this thing. Nice work. High five.
Now! I’m going to need you to super toast your marshmallows. Don’t be afraid of a little black char. In fact… I say welcome the char. It’s those itty bitty burny bits that really make this Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake taste like…. you know… a TOASTED Marshmallow Milkshake.
Incidentally… this shake is so good… SO GOOD… that I’ve made it twice in one day. In fact, I’m drinking one now… I also have the heater on in my house. This totally makes sense.
Ps. I know I’m supposed to be making cranberry and pumpkin recipes right now… I just needed to make this happen. So do you.
Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake
adapted just slightly from Spike Mendelsohn’s recipe
makes two small or one large milkshake (about 2 1/2 cups)
8-10 large marshmallows
3 large scoops vanilla ice cream or a heaping 1-cup of vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup of milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Place marshmallows on skewer and toast until slightly charred over a gas flame. If you don’t have skewers or a gas range, you can toast the marshmallows on a sheet tray in the broiler for 2 or 3 minutes. Keep an eye on the marshmallows as they’re in the oven. They’re liable to burst into marshmallow flames pretty quick. Place on a plate to cool slightly.
In a blender mix together ice cream, milk, vanilla extract and toasted marshmallows. Save one or two toasted marshmallows to top the milkshake(s). Blend well. For a thinner milkshake add more milk. If you’d like it a bit thicker… add more ice cream. Pour into glasses and top with toasted marshmallows. Enjoy on the quick.
Love Love Love! That looks delicious. Thank you for sharing!!!
Allison over at https://allisons-eye.com/
I know this is an old post, but i’ve had this pinned for ages and finally tried. It was amazing! I’m glad it made two smaller servings so i could share with my husband and not eat the whole thing! Thanks for the great recipe.
Joy, I made this today finally….I’ve had my eye on them forever, and it was a fitting treat for my 30th Joy recipe!!! woot woot. I thought that the proportions were weird though…like the drink was very thin but very, very sweet so there was no choice but to add more milk to make it less painfully sweet. Would it be possible to reduce the marshmallows in the drink to say 4-5 to lessen the sweetness and then be able to add more ice cream instead? I don’t know, but the drink as listed here really only makes sense for one person too…I did split it ( to halve the calories haha) but it was a very small, excessively sweet portion. I do love the idea behind this though…maybe there’s a way of thickening milkshakes without adding sweetness that I’m not aware of?