Spicy Chocolate Milkshakes
- 1 quart chocolate ice cream or gelato, softened
- 2 1/2 cups whole milk
- 1/4 to 3/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper*
- 6 strawberries
- Special equipment: 6 (8-ounce) milkshake glasses
Place the milkshake glasses in the freezer for 10 minutes.
Blend for 15 to 20 seconds until smooth.
To serve, divide the milkshake mixture between the frosted glasses. Cut a slit into each of the strawberries and place on the rim of each glass.
*Cook's Note: Start with 1/4 teaspoon of the cayenne pepper and increase by 1/4 teaspoon increments until the desired spiciness is reached.
Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis, 2008