Some things naturally go together: strawberries and cream, mint and chocolate chips, peanut butter and jelly. There are other flavor combos that sound bizarre but taste delicious. Such is the case of the hummus milkshake.
Yes, you read it correctly. Hummus milkshakes are the latest trend to hit the food world thanks to the folks at The Hummus and Pita Co., a New York restaurant that has devised a drinkable and sweet version of the famous chickpea puree that foodies love so much!
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What's In A Hummus Milkshake?
Naturally, chickpeas are essential in making hummus milkshakes. While the legume may sound like an offbeat addition to a milkshake you'll be happy to know that the rest of the ingredients are quite palatable.
The company's recipe for success? A clever blend of chickpeas, tahini (sesame seed puree), banana, dates and almond milk, available in 5 flavors: plain, chocolate, pecan butter, strawberry and pistachio.
For the past few months, The Hummus and Pita Co has also been offering chocolate hummus with pieces of brownie or cookie ... All you have to do is head on over to the Big Apple to find out if these daring recipes are a hit or a miss.
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Curious about incorporating chickpeas into your desserts? We suggest whipping up a batch of vegan chickpea cookie dough.