Black Tap Copycat: Make This Crazy Pumpkin Spice Milkshake

Inspired by the pure fabulous-ness of the infamous Black Tap, we bring you fall's greatest gift: a pumpkin spice milkshake. Of course, the milkshake is only the beginning -- the foundation for garnish skyscrapers.

Pumpkin spice milkshake with festive garnishes
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Things You'll Need

  • Blender

  • Vanilla ice cream, 7 cups

  • 1 cup milk

  • Pumpkin pie filling, 1 1/2 cups

  • Caramel sauce

  • Graham crackers

  • Whipped cream

  • Garnishes as desired

Place seven big scoops of ice cream into a blender jar.

Place softened ice cream in blender jar.
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Tip

Set the ice cream out to soften about 5 minutes before you plan to make the milkshake. If you still have trouble, run the scoop under warm water until it's slightly warm to the touch.

Add 1 1/2 cups of pumpkin pie filling and 1 cup of milk.

Add pumpkin pie filling.
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Blend well.

Blend well.
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Now the fun begins! Dip the rim of the serving jar or glass in caramel sauce.

Rim the jar or glass with caramel sauce.
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Crush a graham cracker (or two) and spoon the crumbs onto the caramel sauce.

Sprinkle graham cracker crumbs onto the caramel sauce.
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Top milkshake with whipped cream. Spear donut holes and/or a donut with a straw or bamboo skewer.

Garnish milkshake with whipped cream, donuts, and
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Add caramel corn and sprinkles. Drizzle with caramel sauce.

Add decadent finishing touches.
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Add straws and let the gluttony begin.

It's a masterpiece.
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