From The Hamilton Beach Test Kitchen
Added by Pat
TRY THESE VARIATIONS BY ADDING EXTRA INGREDIENTS TO MIXTURE:
Black Forest: Mix in 1/2 cup chocolate syrup and 1 can of pitted Bing cherries, drained and halved.
Chocolate Covered Peanuts: Mix in 1 1/2 cups chocolate syrup and chocolate-covered peanuts.
Cookies and Cream: Reduce sugar to 1 1/2 cups. Mix in 30 cream –filled sandwich cookies, broken in small pieces.
Orange-aide: Mix in 1 (12 oz.) can frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed and undiluted.
Mint-Chocolate Chip: Replace vanilla extract with 1 teaspoon of mint extract. Add 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips, 4 drops of green food coloring (optional) to mixture.
Peanut Butter: Mix in 2 cups of chunky peanut butter and mix well.
Chocolate Chip Walnut: Add 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate bits and 1 cup chopped walnuts;
Strawberry-Banana: Add in 6 mashed bananas and 1 quart coarsely chopped strawberries.
Double Almond Chocolate: Replace vanilla extract with almond extract. Add 6 ounces finally chopped semisweet chocolate squares and 2 cups chopped almonds to mixture.
Cookie Dough: Add 1 roll (18 ounces) refrigerated raw cookie dough, cut into small pieces, to mixture.
Banana Pudding: Add 1 cup mashed bananas and 12 crushed vanilla wafers to cream mixture.