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Drunken cherry milkshake

Jennifer Farley is the creator, recipe developer and food photographer of Savory Simple. She graduated from the Culinary Arts program at L'Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, MD where she trained in classic French technique. Jennifer cu...

Cherries deserve to have fun, too!

This boozy cherry milkshake makes a perfect cocktail or dessert. With only a few ingredients, it's ready to enjoy in minutes.

Cherries deserve to have fun, too!

If cherries aren't in season, you can easily make this delicious milkshake with frozen cherries. Simply thaw out or briefly microwave the cherries before macerating them.

Drunken cherry milkshake recipe

Serves 1


  • 3/4 cup cherries, pitted
  • 1 shot of Grand Marnier
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1 teaspoon light agave nectar


  1. Macerate the cherries in Grand Marnier for at least 15 minutes and up to 2 hours.
  2. Puree the cherries and their liquid with the other ingredients in a blender. For a bit of optional texture, don't puree the cherries completely.
  3. Enjoy!

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