Spiced Banana Crème Brûlée Shake made with NILLA Cookie Pieces

Spiced Banana Crème Brûlée Shake made with NILLA Cookie Pieces

A classic culinary dessert gets new life as a milkshake that blends creamy custard ice cream, crushed NILLA Wafers and warm spices. A dash of caramelized sugar and fresh banana make this shake a true breakthrough menu item. Topped with whipped cream and even more NILLA Wafer pieces, it's as elegant as it is fun.


1 serving, 23 oz.

  • Spice Mix
  • 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

  • Caramelized Sugar
  • 8 oz. granulated sugar

  • Shake
  • 1 medium banana
  • 10 oz. custard ice cream
  • 4 oz. whole milk
  • 2-1/2 oz. NILLA Wafers, broken into pieces, divided
  • 1 oz. whipped cream

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories


  • Total fat

    59 g

  • Saturated fat

    29 g

  • Trans fat

    1.5 g

  • Cholesterol

    255 mg

  • Sodium

    580 mg

  • Carbohydrate

    178 g

  • Dietary fiber

    4 g

  • Sugars

    135 g

  • Added sugars

    95 g

  • Protein

    20 g

  • Vitamin A

    20 %DV

  • Vitamin C

    10 %DV

  • Vitamin D

    10 %DV

  • Calcium

    45 %DV

  • Iron

    10 %DV

  • Potassium

    25 %DV


For Spice Mix: Combine ingredients. Store in airtight container at room temperature until ready to use.

For Caramelized Sugar: Heat sugar in saucepan on medium-low heat until it melts and turns a medium caramel color. Pour onto half sheet pan lined with a silicone mat. Spread evenly in a thin layer. Cool completely. Break into pieces. Process in food processor to a fine texture.

For Shake: Cut banana lengthwise into 4 pieces. Place 3 pieces in blender container. Add ice cream, milk, 2 oz. cookie pieces, 1 oz. Caramelized Sugar and 1/4 tsp. Spice Mix. Blend until smooth. Pour into 16-oz. serving glass.

Sprinkle remaining banana piece with 1/2 tsp. Caramelized Sugar. Arrange near edge of glass. Garnish drink with piped whipped cream, remaining 1/2 oz. cookie pieces and 1/4 tsp. Caramelized Sugar.