Who doesn’t enjoy a great milkshake? Milkshakes are such fun and delicious drinks that are perfect for any occasion and it is definitely great for any kind of weather as well. They come in many great flavors. Milkshakes first originated from the United States. It was said that in 1922, Walgreens employee, Ivan “Pop” Coulson, sought to improve Walgreens’ chocolate malt beverage. Through this process, he mixed ingredients such as milk, chocolate syrup and malt powder. However, he added 1 special ingredient that changed everything – ice cream. It is then that milkshakes were born and continue to be a favorite treat for many until today. It’s made such an impact that there’s a National Vanilla Milkshake Day on June 20 and National Chocolate Milkshake Day on September 12 to celebrate this delicious treat. Milkshakes have since grown in popularity across different parts of the world. There are variations and similarities of milkshakes like that of an Indian falooda. A falooda is a Mughlai Indian version of the cold dessert made with noodles and ingredients similar to milkshakes. Its origins go back to the Persian dish faloodeh and there are so many variants of this dessert found across West, Central, and South Asia.
Milkshakes are fun to make and eat. Here are some ingredients to consider when making the perfect milkshake.