Cocktail shakes

Alcoholic shakes: A Charlie Brown, left, including roasted Spanish peanuts, infused high-proof bourbon, vanilla custard and chocolate ganache, and a Drunken Girl Scout, including Irish whiskey, creme de menthe, Fernet Branca-Menta and chocolate ice cream are two of the alcoholic shakes offered at Short Order at the Original Farmers Market. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times / May 25, 2012)

 

Total time: 10 minutes

Servings: 1 cocktail

Note: Adapted from Julian Cox of Short Order. Thin Mints can be substituted with a similar type of chocolate-mint cookie.

2 scoops chocolate ice cream

2 scoops vanilla ice cream

1 ounce Irish whisky, preferably Powers

1/2 ounce creme de menthe, preferably Tempus Fugit

1/2 ounce Fernet Branca-Menta

1 ounce crushed Thin Mints

Chocolate sauce, for garnish

Mint spring, for garnish

Thin Mint, for garnish

In a blender, blend the chocolate ice cream, vanilla ice cream, Irish whisky, creme de menthe, Fernet Branca-Menta and crushed Thin Mints. Swirl chocolate sauce around the inside of a Mason jar and pour in the shake. Garnish with a mint sprig and Thin Mint.

Each cocktail: 910 calories; 11 grams protein; 104 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams fiber; 39 grams fat; 20 grams saturated fat; 103 mg cholesterol; 87 grams sugar; 308 mg sodium.