Friday, August 31, 2007

Good Drink Recipe


So I used to be a bartender at a certain Mexican restaurant in my college days in Provo (they only served non-alcoholic mixed drinks). This Mexican restaurant had a certain popular drink that people just loved. I mean LOVED. Out of the blue I made this tonight for my hubby and it was great. I forgot just how good it is. I'm going to share the recipe with you and I think you'll like it. While I don't think the drink recipe is under lock and key, I'm still being vague . . . I'll feel better about it if I don't come out and say the name of the restaurant and the name of the drink. Even if you have no idea what I'm talking about (and only a couple of you will) you should still try it. So here you go. (The measurements aren't exact since we used to measure it out in scoops . . . so I'm guessing a little, but don't worry it will taste fine).

Frozen Blackberries
Frozen Strawberries
Vanilla Ice Cream
Sprite or 7-Up (you'll only need about a can)
Ice (optional)
Whipped Cream (important)

Throw equal amounts of strawberries and blackberries into the blender. They should be pretty much thawed more or less. Maybe about a cup to a cup and 1/2 of each. Then add about 4-5 scoops of ice cream. Now add a little Sprite and blend until smooth. If you want it a little thinner add more sprite, thicker add less. You can also use a little ice if you want it less creamy, but I like mine sans ice. (If you use ice, you should put that in the blender first to chop up otherwise you'll just have giant ice chunks). Then pour the concoction into some glasses and top with whipped cream. SO GOOD. Be sure to stir the whipped cream into the drink as you go. Seriously, this is a nice option to a shake and the sprite adds a little kick that you don't get in a regular milkshake. Enjoy!

12 comments:

  1. Awesome. I am so going to make this recipe this weekend!!! Sounds nummy.

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  2. neener neener, I remember the restaurant you worked at!

    I have never tried this drink at unmentioned eating establishment but I think all I need is sprite and I can make them tonight!

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  3. Tiff--perfect. Seriously try it, you'll love it. And for reals the whipped cream really makes it complete, so don't leave it out.

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  4. *grin* This is one of my all time favs! I love mixing in the whipped cream. Sprite! I never would have guessed!

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  5. I worked at this same restaurant...the one in L town. I forgot about this drink; I'm glad you reminded me of it.

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  6. Tried it tonight- awesome. Went over very well with the pants.

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  7. I'm so glad so many of you know what I'm talking about. . . Beatrix when did you work there? I was at the one in P town from '97-2000, off and on.

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  8. Oh my gosh, Amy Gueck -- hey this is Kelly your former un-named-restaurant worker. I just found your blog. What a beautiful baby! I would love to catch up! And I'll totally have to make this . . .

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  9. I totally recognize this drink just from the clues. Thanks so much! I need to pick your brain further at a later date!

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  10. Totally off subject but is your email on here somewhere? i don't really know how to post email addresses on the blo . . .

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  11. i've made that drink from that restaurant for my family and they love it. there are also a few others that i used to know how to make but forgot. some of my best memories were us chillin in the back bar, making fun of that kid from florida (keeping up with the vague rules here) and having so much fun!

    ps- i saw two of our old managers from there and a few of our old co-workers recently.

    pps- kelly, good timing on finding amy's blog! reunion!

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  12. Oh, and speaking of beverages from south of the border dining establishments where you've worked... I made a certain "lemon"ade the other week. Wonderful.

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