Inspired by the pure fabulous-ness of the infamous Black Tap, we bring you fall's greatest gift: a pumpkin spice milkshake. Of course, the milkshake is only the beginning — the foundation for garnish skyscrapers.
Pumpkin spice milkshake with festive garnishesTrisha Sprouse for Demand Media
Things You’ll Need
Vanilla ice cream, 7 cups
1 cup milk
Pumpkin pie filling, 1 1/2 cups
Garnishes as desired
Place seven big scoops of ice cream into a blender jar.
Place softened ice cream in blender jar.Trisha Sprouse for Demand Media
Set the ice cream out to soften about 5 minutes before you plan to make the milkshake. If you still have trouble, run the scoop under warm water until it's slightly warm to the touch.
Add 1 1/2 cups of pumpkin pie filling and 1 cup of milk.
Add pumpkin pie filling.Trisha Sprouse for Demand Media
Blend well.Trisha Sprouse for Demand Media
Now the fun begins! Dip the rim of the serving jar or glass in caramel sauce.
Rim the jar or glass with caramel sauce.Trisha Sprouse for Demand Media
Crush a graham cracker (or two) and spoon the crumbs onto the caramel sauce.
Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs onto the caramel sauce.Trisha Sprouse for Demand Media
Top milkshake with whipped cream. Spear donut holes and/or a donut with a straw or bamboo skewer.
Garnish milkshake with whipped cream, donuts, andTrisha Sprouse for Demand Media
Add caramel corn and sprinkles. Drizzle with caramel sauce.
Add decadent finishing touches.Trisha Sprouse for Demand Media
Add straws and let the gluttony begin.
It’s a masterpiece.Trisha Sprouse for Demand Media