[donotprint]If you were reading me way back in the summer of 2008, then you might remember me sharing a recipe for a delightful little concoction that with just one sip can whisk me all the way back to childhood and summer evenings in Galveston on the deck of my Aunt and Uncle’s beach house.
I adamantly despise coffee, but this Coffee Malt sends me into spirals of delight.
My family’s Coffee Malt recipe is quite possibly Nathan’s favorite drink of all time.
The original recipe calls for: Vanilla Extract, Vanilla Ice Cream, Ovaltine, Cold Coffee and Milk.
For Father’s Day yesterday, Nathan requested a Coffee Malt after our day at the beach – however upon searching the pantry I discovered we were out of Ovaltine (GASP!)
So, I improvised
That’s right, I added Nutella.
Here’s the thing with Nutella – it is NOT supposed to be refrigerated – so adding Nutella to a frozen beverage… a bit tricky.
I poured in the coffee, added the ice cream, vanilla extract and got the blender whirring. While the blender was whirring I took two table spoons (actual table spoons) and scooped out some Nutella. I removed the insert from the blender lid and added in the first spoonful of Nutella and used a wooden spoon handle to make sure that it got in there and got whipped around. I started to see little dark specks appearing so I knew that I was successful! I repeated that with the second spoonful, poured it into pretty glasses and they were gone in minutes!! YUM!
The Nutella adds such an interesting depth, I know that Nathan will prefer them made the traditional way most of the time, but this will definitely be repeated!
A few favorites from last week’s link-up:
- Key Lime Strawberry Shortcake
- Blue Cheese BBQ Coleslaw
- Garlicky Grilled Potato Salad
- Jalapeno Popper Burger
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