When Irv Robbins was discharged from the army in 1945, he hooked up with his brother-in-law Burt Baskin and the two opened an ice cream parlor in Glendale, California. A simple coin flip determined whose name would go first on the sign. By 1948 six Baskin-Robbins stores had opened their doors and the concept of franchising in the ice cream industry was born.
You may want to let the strawberries thaw out a bit so that you can chop up the strawberries and get a more accurate measure. The word on the street is that some of those frozen whole strawberries can be quite big. Chopping them up first also helps you get a smoother blend going.
Source: Top Secret Recipes: Sodas, Smoothies, Spirits & Shakes by Todd Wilbur.
- 1 cup Kern's strawberry nectar
- 3/4 cup frozen whole strawberries, chopped
- 1 scoop fat-free vanilla frozen yogurt
- 3 or 4 ice cubes
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until all the ice is crushed and the drink is smooth.
Makes 1 16-ounce drink.
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