50's Diner Milkshake Party

Stay Cool This Weekend With a 50’s Diner Milkshake Party

Published On June 7, 2013 | By Christa Schueler | Cafe Mom, DIY, Family, Food, Fun, Party Planning, Recipes

Stay Cool With This 50’s Diner Milkshake Party

It’s hot out there, Southern Nevadans!  We’ve reached triple digits and excessive heat warnings have already been issued.  What!  If you’re stuck at home this weekend and want to beat the heat, Recess has a great idea for you.  Throw your own 50’s diner-themed milkshake party!  This really great DIY party idea from the Organized Cook is fun for families, super easy to do and will definitely keep you cool (in more ways than one).

50's Diner Milkshake Party

50’s Diner Milkshake Party

 

Let’s Plan the Party

Some of the items you will need for your 50’s Diner Milkshake party you may already have.  For those items you don’t have, you will need to go to the store.  Sorry, but it’s an excuse to go to Target, am I right?

Shopping List

  • Ice cream (pick your favorites)
  • Whipped Cream
  • Maraschino Cherries
  • Milk
  • Plastic Cups
  • Milkshake Straws

50's Diner Milkshake Party

Once you’ve have everything you need for the milkshakes, you will need to know how to make them.  Here’s the Organized Cook’s recipe for Homemade Milkshakes.

Homemade Milkshake Recipe

Ingredients:

Homemade Milkshake

Homemade Milkshake

  1. 4 cups of ice cream
  2. 2 cups milk
  3. whipped cream
  4. maraschino cherries
  5. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Place ice cream, milk and vanilla in blender
  2. Blend until smooth, just 5 seconds
  3. Pour into cups and top with whipped cream and a cherry

For a printer-friendly recipe version click here: Homemade Milkshake Recipe

Homemade Milkshake

 

Homemade Milkshake

 

Go Retro!

Decorate your space with 50’s themed items (Target has a great and inexpensive items).  If you’re brave enough, find an old pair of roller skates and a retro apron and serve!  Come on, we all know you’ve been dying for an excuse to skate around the kitchen.

50's Diner Milkshake Party

This Could Be You

50's Diner Milkshake Party

$1 Burger Baskets from Target. So retro!

 

50's Diner Party

50’s Diner Milkshake Party

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About The Author

UNLV graduate, wife, mother of three, blogger and aspiring novelist, Christa Schueler brings her writing, editing and research skills to Recess. As an advocate for education and health reform and a 25 year Las Vegas resident, Christa understands the need for providing a platform and a "voice" for women in Southern Nevada. Despite Las Vegas being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Christa has seen continual lack of community connection and strives to change that. Now, she's joined the sandbox revolution!

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