Avocado milkshake with coconut milk- an easy to make, rich and creamy avocado shake in less than 10 minutes. Perfect summer breakfast or filling and fun after school snack too.
Today I am sharing with you all my easy avocado shake recipe that yields one of the best smoothies. It is super rich, thick, lush and creamy. Best of all it is made of just 4 simple ingredients and customizable to taste.
Though it is a rich and indulgent shake, this smoothie is also a perfect breakfast material 🙂 It is made of healthier ingredients like avocado, coconut cream and just 1 tablespoon sugar for three servings. Definitely healthier than sugar laden store bought smoothies right?
- About This Recipe
- Ingredients For Avocado Shake
- How To Prepare Avocados
- How To Make Avocado Milkshake Recipe
- Serving Suggestions & Storage
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Recipe Card
- Avocado Milkshake Vegan)
About This Recipe
Avocado milkshakes are an easy to make healthier beverage with avocado and milk or cream of choice. Avocado itself lends a wonderful thick texture and creaminess to this shake so you do not have to add any ice cream in this.
It tastes absolutely delicious, rich and creamy. This cold beverage is just perfect summer afternoon snack or a filling and hearty breakfast on the go.
I love milkshakes and make them very often especially during summer. While classics like vanilla milkshake, chocolate shake, cookies and cream milkshake are indulgent treats, I like add seasonal fruits for healthier treats like this avocado shake, dry fruits milkshake, chikku milkshake, sharjah shake.
We love avocados and I buy it very often. One of the recipes we love to make with avocado is this shake. With just 4 ingredients and less than 10 minutes of time to prepare from scratch, this avocado smoothie is a real treat for all. Do try it once and you will keep coming for more 🙂
Here I am sharing the most basic recipe to make avocado shake which you can develop to suit your taste. Do check my variations for more yummy combinations.
This is a wonderful filling snack or breakfast for kids as well. You can pair this with a good milk toast or cheese sandwich for breakfast or a cold glass of this shake alone is a irresistible after school snack.
Do try this easy avocado milkshake recipe and enjoy! It is
vegan, gluten free
filling breakfast or snack
Ingredients For Avocado Shake
Avocado– use perfectly ripe avocados for best tasting shake. If you have frozen avocados they can be easily used here, in fact the shake will be creamier and more cold with frozen fruit.
Just make sure your fruit is not under or overripe. Please check my notes on how to prepare avocados for recipes.
Milk– You can literally use any variety for this shake. Here I have used homemade coconut milk. I chilled it for 3 hours to make it thick and cold. You can also use dairy, almond, oat, soy or rice milk for this recipe. Just make sure it is thick and cold.
Sweetener– Again any sweetener of choice can be used. I have used organic raw sugar here but you can add honey (not vegan), maple, regular sugar or any sweetener. Just add add to taste.
Vanilla– Pure vanilla extract or bean powder is something I highly recommend in this shake. Avocado lends a wonderful creamy texture and a pleasant color but you will not taste much of it in this shake so add a very good quality vanilla for flavor.
For a super thick avocado shake you can freeze the coconut milk and scooped avocado for an hour and then blend. You can also add a small frozen banana.
How To Prepare Avocados
Avocados are very delicious, healthy and full of good fats so it is a wise choice to add it to our diets. However they are somewhat tricky to pick and use, they go from firm to ripe to spoiled in very less time. Here are some tips that will help you to prepare avocados.
Selecting Avocado- First step is to make sure your avocado is well ripe for cutting it. If you press it should yield to gentle pressure and peel should be easy to peel. Avocados do not ripe in tree, so you can buy them firm or raw and place on the counter, loosely covered in a brown paper bag and let them ripe.
Once they are ripened store them in refrigerator for a day. So once you have a ripe one, here is how to cut it and use it.
Cutting Avocados- Use a large chef’s knife to cut this fruit. Place the fruit on a cutting board and cut into half around the seed. With firm hands twist it around to remove the pit.
Scooping the pulp- Now using a spoon or ice cream scoop, remove the pulp gently from the peel. If you are using for salads, just remove the peel and cut the fruit finely.
How To Make Avocado Milkshake Recipe
Cut open and ripe avocado, remove the pulp from the peel and chop it coarsely. I used 1 large avocado weighing about 220 grams for three servings of this shake.
Add chopped avocados, chilled thick coconut milk and sugar to taste in a high power blender jar.
Blend in high speed until everything is combined into a thick creamy shake.
Transfer avocado milkshake to serving glasses and serve immediately.
Serving Suggestions & Storage
Serve avocado shake as soon as you make it for best taste. Serve as breakfast with a toast or pancake or waffle. You can serve this as afterschool snack or refreshing afternoon snack during summers.
If you have leftovers you can freeze it for 2 days, thaw in refrigerator and serve.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this avocado milkshake good for health?
Yes, this shake contains clean ingredients and when consumed in moderation you can reap the benefits of coconut milk and avocados.
What does avocado shake taste like?
You can feel the taste or flavor of avocado much in this shake. It has delightful vanilla flavor, it is very creamy rich and delicious
Can I add vanilla ice cream in this shake?
yes, you can add 1 scoop of regular or vegan vanilla ice cream for richer shake.
Can I add any other fruit in avocado milkshakes?
Yes you can add ripe banana, strawberries, mango or papaya in this milkshake. Just add about 1/2 cup chopped fruit.
Can I make avocado smoothie with this ingredients?
Yes, to make healthier smoothie just add a handful of spinach or kale leaves or 1 teaspoon moringa powder and some seeds like flax seeds, chia seeds.
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Avocado Milkshake Vegan)
1 CUP = 250 ml
- 1 avocado large, ripe
- 1.5 cups coconut milk thick
- 1 tablespoon raw sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Cut open and ripe avocado, remove the pulp from the peel and chop it coarsely. I used 1 large avocado weighing about 220 grams for three servings of this shake.
- Add chopped avocados, chilled thick coconut milk and sugar to taste in a high power blender jar.
- Blend in high speed until everything is combined into a thick creamy shake. Serve immediately