Makes 6 servings.
1 (12 ounce) package frozen unsweetened red raspberries, thawed
3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
2 (12 ounce) cans or bottles cream soda
Fresh raspberries (optional)
In a blender combine the raspberries, cream cheese, almond extract, half the ice cream, and 1/2 cup of the cream soda. Cover and blend until smooth.
Divide blended mixture among six tall 16-ounce chilled glasses. Add a scoop of the remaining ice cream to each shake. Top each shake with remaining cream soda. Top shake with fresh raspberries. Serve immediately.