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This apple pie hard cider milkshake is the most American dessert ever

Hard Apple Cider Milkshake — Thrillist Recipes
Drew Swantak

The only thing more American than apple pie and milkshakes is booze made WITH apple pie and milkshakes. And also the Electoral College. And though I sadly didn't have room in this recipe for electors chosen by popular vote on a state-by-state basis, I did manage to pack in hard cider, a pint of vanilla ice cream, and two slices of delicious apple pie. Now it's your duty as an American to drink it.

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The cider's hard, and the milkshake's easy.
Drew Swantak

Hard Apple Cider Milkshake Recipe

Total Time: 8 minutes
Yield: 2 servings

INGREDIENTS:
  • 6 ounces (1/2 bottle) hard apple cider
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 slices apple pie
DIRECTIONS:
  • Let ice cream sit at room temperature for a few minutes to soften up to the consistency of soft-serve. Put your serving glasses in the freezer to chill.
  • Add ice cream, cider, and cinnamon to a blender; mix until creamy and smooth. Add apple pie and pulse once or twice to combine, but chunks should still be visible.
  • Pour into glasses. Serve with straws and spoons.
Hard Apple Cider Milkshake — Thrillist Recipes
Drew Swantak