Best Blenders For Milkshakes – Plus New Milkshake Recipes
Our team of researchers have done plenty of research about blenders and the best blenders for protein shakes, the best blenders for soups and even the best blenders for veggies so here is our take on the best blenders for milkshakes. We personally don’t know anyone who doesn’t love a milkshake and well, homemade ones are the best. If you want to take your milkshake love to the next level then have a look at our recipes as well! Milkshakes come under the category for beverages which include cocktails and frozen smoothies. You need to make sure you research the blender you are buying before you purchase it because getting that perfect milkshake it is all about the quality of your blender. It all depends on power, versatility, size and functions. Here is what our team have come up with – the best blenders for milkshakes, here we come.
Blendtec Total Blender, FourSide Jar
When it comes to blenders we love blendtec. They design a whole range of blenders for every use around the home and their quality beats others hands down. We have chosen this model because of price, function and style. The four sided blender comes in a variety of colors, red, white and black. These blenders are classed as commercial blenders and will really get the job done, especially when it comes to milkshakes.
Below are some of the best blenders that you can choose from
When you purchase this amazing blender you are purchasing up to nine appliances in one simple, compact machine. This isn’t the only reason we love it but we love all the neat functions and the high quality materials that blendtec have used on this blender. This blender is known to get through the toughest of blending tasks and offers you a fast and affordable option for all your cooking needs in the kitchen. Forget about the wrist workout as well because Blendtec’s extra-strong jar material is exceptionally light. So the only thing you need to worry about lifting is your next delicious blend. Blendtec’s ultra-hard stainless steel blades are cold-forged and tuned for heavy use. This allows them to be stronger and resist corrosion much better than lesser blades and their patented vertical wingtips and precision angles are engineered for ultimate efficiency. The distinct single-blade design allows your ingredients to fall easily in front of the blades.
Most blenders are dumb. It’s pretty much “go” and “stop,” with a few speeds in between. But a Blendtec looks after itself – monitoring everything from speed to operating temperature to motor safety. All while flawlessly executing pre-programmed blend cycles. For ease of use, easy cleaning and well a blender which delivers perfect results each and every time go for the Blendtec total blender.
Strawberry Mascarpone Shake Recipe
Try out this sweet summer recipe for a dose of ‘tasty’.
- 1 cup strawberries, roughly chopped
- 2 cups vanilla ice cream
- 4 tablespoons mascarpone
- Seeds from 1/2 of a vanilla bean
- Additional strawberries for garnish if desired
Pulse the strawberries a few times in a blender then blend on medium high speed until smooth, about 30 seconds.
Add the ice cream, mascarpone, and vanilla bean seeds to the strawberry puree and blend on medium high speed just until smooth, about 30 seconds. Garnish with strawberries if desired and serve immediately.
Oster 4093-008 5-Cup Glass Jar 2-Speed Beehive Blender, Brushed Stainless
For a sleek look and powerful blending options we chose the Oster beehive blender. It has classical controls and for the price you are paying you don’t need to worry about breaking the bank either. The features on this blender that we love include a 2-speed toggle with 600 watts of ice crushing power, a 5-cup dishwasher-safe glass jar which is Thermal Shock tested to withstand extreme temperature changes, a stainless steel Ice Crusher blade for perfectly crushed ice every time and an Oster All Metal Drive system for lasting durability made of durable die-cast construction.
This model will fit well into any kitchen and makes for ease of use when blending and it is so durable that customers claim to be still using it after thirteen years of use. We love that you can pull it straight out of the dishwasher and blend hot soups or frozen veggies and we can’t help but find the overall design more than appealing. This blender equals up to affordable quality and a long lasting appliance.
Why not try a toasted s’mores milkshake recipe which will bring warmth to any cold, winter evening.
Toasted Marshmallow recipe
Broil 8 marshmallows on foil, turning, until browned. Make Vanilla Milkshakes by blending 1 pint vanilla ice cream, 1/4 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and a pinch of salt and add 6 of the toasted marshmallows. Top with the remaining marshmallows.
Broil 8 marshmallows on foil, turning, until browned. Blend 1 pint chocolate ice cream, 1/4 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, a pinch of salt and 6 of the toasted marshmallows. Top with crushed graham crackers and the remaining toasted marshmallows.
Hamilton Beach 730C Classic DrinkMaster Drink Mixer, Chrome
Back in the days of our grandparents when technology wasn’t so in front like it is today they used these traditional blenders which is basically a stick that whips and mixes while you hold the jar underneath. This model is a take on that and has mixed both the old with the new so you get flawless results every time you blend.
This is a Retro, drugstore-soda-fountain style with 70-watt motor, ideal for milkshakes, malted milks, fruit smoothies and health drinks, it is professional-style with a stainless-steel cup which holds 28 ounces, it has a tilting head for easy access with 2 speeds, the spindle detaches for easy cleaning and it comes with a whopping 2-year warranty!
The classic style of Hamilton Beach Drink Mixers takes you back to the days of shakes and malts made with real ice cream, fresh fruit and thick chocolate syrup. Now you can mix these delicious drinks in the comfort of your own home. Mixing versatility is optimized with two speeds—you can also make fluffy batters and beat eggs for omelets—as well as enjoy the convenience of an easy-clean, tilt-up design. We also chose this because the price is unbeatable and Hamilton have thought of everyone when designing this blender. The young, the old and even the pro’s love this simple yet sassy blender which we think every kitchen should have – standing proud on their worktop and inviting you to make smooth and silky milkshakes.
Bring more fun into your kitchen. Mix up amazing milkshakes, malts, and other tasty drinks, made possible by The Original Drink Mixer Company—Hamilton Beach.
Kids will love this Caramel Milkshake
- 1 pint vanilla bean ice cream
- ½ cup whole milk
- ¼ cup salted caramel sauce
Salted Caramel Sauce
- 1 cup sugar
- ¼ cup water
- ¾ cup heavy cream
- 3½ tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 teaspoon gray sea salt, crushed or kosher salt
For the salted caramel milkshake, combine the ice cream, milk, and caramel sauce in a blender and blend until smooth. For the salted caramel sauce, in a heavy-bottomed saucepan, combine the sugar and water over medium-low heat until the sugar dissolves. Increase the heat and bring to a boil, without stirring.
If necessary, use a wet pastry brush to wash down any crystals on the side of the pan. Boil until the syrup is a deep amber color, about 5 to 6 minutes. Remove the sugar from the heat and carefully whisk in the heavy cream. The mixture will bubble. Stir in the unsalted butter, and salt. Transfer the caramel to a dish and cool.
A Coffee and Donut milkshake that adults will love!
- 1 cup iced coffee
- 1 cup vanilla almond milk
- 2 cups coffee ice cream
- 1 cup vanilla bean ice cream
- 1 to 2 large cake donuts
- 4 ice cubes
- Cinnamon sugar for rim, if desired
Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. If desired, wet the rim of the glass and coat it in cinnamon sugar before pouring the milkshake in. Serve and enjoy! If you want to make this for a dinner party for adults then drop in 50 grams of coffee liqueur or even brandy for the men! This goes down well with everyone – if you want to make this for kids then swap the coffee for hot chocolate!