Hey y’all!! Today I have a confession. I have a major dessert weakness! I always crave something sweet after dinner. I blame Ryan, because I never had much of a sweet tooth before we got married, but I definitely do now! Recently Ryan, his family and I tried Jeni’s Ice Cream for the first time. If you’re not familiar with Nashville, Jeni’s is THE place to go for ice cream! (It is even made from grass-fed cow milk, so that makes it healthy right?!) My favorite flavor is their brambleberry cobbler ice cream. Brambleberries are not any specific type of berry. “Bramble” refers to thorny bushes, and brambleberry refers to any wild berry grown on a thorny bush. Back in June the berry bushes around here were going crazy and I was out there berry picking as often as I could. I have bags and bags of berries in my freezer; black raspberries, blackberries, and red wine berries (similar to raspberries!). Yum!
I recently made some berry cobbler for myself and Ryan, his brothers Aaron and Brandon, and our friend Caleb who’s staying here for the summer. It was a huge hit, and when they guys requested it again a few days later we had the genius idea to create a cobbler milkshake that would taste similar to our beloved Jeni’s ice cream flavor! So genius. Here is what I came up with! The guys all went back for more and raved about how delicious it was. 🙂 Its a big recipe and can feed a small crowd of hungry men so adjust it accordingly! Here’s the recipe!
- 1/2 cup melted butter
- 1 1/2 cups wheat flour
- 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
- 1/2 tbs cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 cup brown (or coconut) sugar
- 1/4 cup chia seeds (optional)
- 1/4 cup milk
- 5-6 cups fresh or frozen berries (I used black raspberries, blackberries, and wine berries)
- 3/4 cups erythritol or sugar (I used 1/2 cups of erythritol, and 1/4 cup sugar to cut down on sugar!)
- Vanilla Ice Cream
- Mix crumble ingredients together and spoon into a greased baking dish.
- Bake at 325 for 15-20 minutes. (shorter for softer crumble, longer for crunchier crumble!)
- Add berries and sugar/erythritol to a saucepan and simmer on medium-low until juice has thickened into a syrup.
- Add roughly 1-2 parts berry compote with 3 parts vanilla ice cream to blender. Blend until smooth. Add 2 parts crumble and mix for a few seconds just to incorporate the crumbles into the shake, but not too long or they will get too small!
ENJOY! And be flexible on the ratios and adjust to your own preferences! Let me know if you try it!