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Maraschino Cherry Shake

Maraschino Cherry ShakeWhirl chopped maraschino cherries, their juice and vanilla ice cream together for an amazing cherry milkshake.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (10-ounce) jar maraschino cherries
3 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
3 cups vanilla ice cream
Whipped topping
Whole maraschino cherries, for garnish

Cooking Directions:

  1. Put a colander or strainer in a bowl. Pour cherries into the strainer. Measure out 3 tablespoons of juice and put it in a small container. You will use these 3 tablespoons of juice to prepare this recipe. You can either discard the remaining juice or save it for another use.
  2. Put cherries from the strainer onto a cutting board. With a sharp knife, carefully cut cherries into small pieces. Have an adult show you how to use the knife.
  3. Put chopped cherries, 3 tablespoons juice and ice cream in the container of an electric blender or food processor; cover blender. Process or blend until smooth. Do not put a spoon or spatula in the blender while it is running and keep your hands clear of the working parts.
  4. Pour into 2 (12-ounce) glasses. Top with whipped topping; garnish with whole maraschino cherries.

Makes 2 (12-ounce) servings.

Recipe and photograph are provided courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute.