Vegan Milkshakes 101

vegan-milkshakeMilkshakes are a quintessential summer food. They’re sweet, creamy, and all kinds of cool on those sweltering August days. If ice cream shops near you aren’t offering vegan milkshakes just yet, don’t worry! It’s easy to make and indulge in this delicious dessert at home!

Whipping up an amazing vegan milkshake is super easy — it’s all about having a good blender and the right ingredients. So, here’s your ultimate guide to vegan milkshakes:

The basic recipe involves only two ingredients: non-dairy ice cream and non-dairy milk. As far as proportions, for one shake, start with three scoops of ice cream and two ounces of milk. Then blend until smooth.

To customize, you can add anything you desire. Get creative! Try crushed cookies, sweet sauces, or different kinds of fruits. To give you some ideas, here are some of our favorite inclusions:

Ice Creams:
So Delicious Cashew Milk ice cream
Coconut Bliss ice cream
Steve’s non-dairy ice cream
Ben & Jerry’s non-dairy ice cream
Amy’s Kitchen Cool Scoops

Toppings and mix-ins:
Bananas
So Delicious Cocowhip
Dandies marshmallows
Coffee
Enjoy Life Mini Chocolate Chips
Trader Joe’s Joe Joe’s (like Oreos, but better!)
Strawberries
Liefie’s Coconut Milk Caramel Sauces
Peanuts/Peanut Butter
Biscoff Cookie Butter/Biscoff Cookies
Santa Cruz Organic Chocolate Syrup

Here are a few sample recipes:

This Shake Is Bananas

  • Three scoops So Delicious cashew milk ice cream in Very Vanilla
  • Two ounces non-dairy milk
  • 1 frozen banana, cut into chunks
  • Blend until smooth!

Cookie Butter Bliss

    • Three scoops Steve’s non-dairy Speculoos Cookie Butter ice cream
    • Two ounces non-dairy milk
    • One tablespoon Biscoff Cookie Butter
    • Blend until smooth!
    • Top with crushed Speculoos cookies

Triple Chocolate Cheer

    • Three scoops So Delicious cashew milk ice cream in Dark Chocolate Truffle
    • Two ounces non-dairy milk
    • Three tablespoons Santa Cruz Organic Chocolate Syrup
    • Two tablespoons Enjoy Life Mini Chocolate Chips
    • Blend until smooth!

Now, if you’re really longing for someone to make a milkshake for you — ask your local ice creamery to carry some non-dairy flavors. Or, hit up one of these spots to get your frozen fix:

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