Thing is, he wasn't the only one running on empty. I took a nap too, and when I woke up, I knew I needed a snack but I just couldn't figure out what. I grabbed some chicken and put my decision off a few hours. Thing is, I still couldn't decide. Do I go for another slice of CSC Midnight Delight or do I make myself a shake with BB Triple Chocolate Cake? I can't seem to muster the brain power to figure it out, so my daughter chimes in and goes "Why don't you make a shake with the cake?"
Whoa! Hmmm, I never thought about it that way. I try to tell myself that it's a crazy, childish idea, but deep down I can't help but wonder if she is on to something. My daughter has always been a great eater and she is my sidekick on many of my weekend ice cream adventures, so I realize I have to give this a try.
I start by slicing up a third of the cake into fairly thin slices.
Next goes the milk. I don't let it sit long because I worry the cake will get soggy.
TADA! To my surprise, the cake broke up into a million little pieces!
Success, we have made the very first CAKE SHAKE (copyright my daughter)
Now I mixed this with a just a fork, yet it still seperated perfectly. The fudge didn't really blend, so I happily scooped those bits out and ate them. How does it taste? Well, this one gets big points for being different. It's definitely a curious texture and maybe not something you would want to do all the time, but it's also very unique. There are all these soft little cake bits swirling in every sip.
This was a great first try at the cake shake. Next time I would definitely roll with some chocolate milk and also scoop in some extra chocolate ice cream from another source. The shake was just a bit thin, plus spacing out the cake bits a little wouldn't hurt. Technically you could strip out some of the cake hunks in the beginning instead of adding extra ice cream, but that seems like a waste.
To my daughter: Good Job!
Disclaimer: I can honestly say I would never have thought of mixing cake and ice cream like this, but apparently Square Burger in Philly already has. You can find glowing reviews here, here, and here. The fantastic thing is that they use the splended treat known as Tastykake's Butterscotch Krimpets for the cake base.