Glass of our thick and creamy vegan chocolate milkshake topped with dairy-free whipped cream and sprinkles

Nothing hits the spot fairly like a chocolate milkshake. For us, the final chocolate shake is one which’s thick, creamy, and chocolaty, however simply subtly chocolaty…like drive-thru shakes. An equally wealthy and satisfying vegan model needed to occur!

Simply 7 easy substances required for this nostalgic deal with, pals. Let’s make milkshakes! 

Tray with spoonfuls and bowls of cocoa powder, cashew butter, maple syrup, coconut milk, vanilla extract, and sea salt

Learn how to Make a Vegan Chocolate Milkshake

This selfmade vegan chocolate milkshake isn’t your common blend-up-milk-and-ice-cream state of affairs. It’s constituted of scratch with easy, plant-based substances.

We mix coconut milk with cocoa powder, cashew butter, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and sea salt. Meaning you may modify to your most well-liked degree of chocolaty-ness and sweetness!

Coconut milk, cashew butter, cocoa powder, maple syrup, vanilla, and salt in a blender

As soon as blended, the combination turns into tremendous creamy and is able to pour into an ice dice tray to show it into “ice cream.” No ice cream maker or store-bought ice cream wanted right here!

Pouring chocolate coconut milk from a blender into an ice cube tray

Then, the subsequent time you end up with a chocolate shake craving, you may say hiya to chocolate shakes on demand! All you’ll must do is mix the chocolate ice cubes with dairy-free milk (we like almond), and it’s shake time.

Pouring almond milk over chocolate milk ice cubes in a Vitamix blender

Take pleasure in as is, or high with dairy-free whipped cream, sprinkles, berries, shaved chocolate, or your favourite shake toppings!

Thick chocolate shake in a Vitamix blender

We hope you LOVE this vegan chocolate milkshake! It’s:

Naturally sweetened
Simple to make
& Decadent like a drive-thru shake!

Extra Vegan Shake Recipes

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Overflowing glass filled with a vegan chocolate milkshake topped with dairy-free whipped cream and sprinkles

Prep Time 6 hours 10 minutes

Whole Time 6 hours 10 minutes

Servings 2 (~1 cup servings)

Course Dessert

Delicacies Gluten-Free, Vegan

Freezer Pleasant 1 Month (in ice dice trays)

Does it maintain? Finest when contemporary

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  • 1 (13.5-oz.) can full-fat coconut milk (use a easy, creamy model // we used Subject Day)
  • 2 Tbsp uncooked cashew butter (we like Artisana)
  • 3-4 Tbsp maple syrup
  • 1-2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch sea salt (omit/scale back if utilizing salted cashew butter)


  • Chocolate ice cubes (from above)
  • 1/2-1 cup dairy-free milk (plain, unsweetened // we used almond)

FOR GARNISH elective

  • Whipped cream of alternative (corresponding to cashew or coconut)
  • Recent berries
  • Shaved chocolate
  • Sprinkles*
  • ICE CUBES: A minimum of 6 hours earlier than you want to get pleasure from your shakes, put together the chocolate coconut milk ice cubes.

  • For the ice cubes, place the coconut milk, cashew butter, maple syrup, cocoa powder, vanilla, and salt right into a high-speed blender and mix till easy — about 1 minute. Style and modify, including extra cocoa powder or maple syrup if desired. Switch the combination to an ice cube tray — it ought to make ~14-16 standard-size ice cubes. Freeze for a minimum of 6 hours.
  • MILKSHAKE: To a high-speed blender, add the entire coconut milk ice cubes, together with 1/2 cup (120 ml) of dairy-free milk (quantity as recipe is written // modify if altering batch dimension). Pulse or mix till the entire ice cubes have fully damaged down and you’ve got a thick, easy consistency. You might must cease and stir just a few instances to get it shifting, or add extra almond milk 1 Tbsp (15 ml) at a time till it mixes extra simply. Use the blender’s tamper if wanted, urgent down to assist it combine.

  • Upon getting achieved a thick and easy consistency, serve and luxuriate in instantly!

  • You possibly can freeze leftovers again into an ice dice tray for one more milkshake, or into popsicle molds for a creamy, chocolaty deal with!

*Loosely tailored from our Vegan Vanilla Smooth Serve.
*This shake is wealthy, decadent, and basic. For a lighter model, you could possibly use canned gentle coconut milk.
*Some manufacturers of sprinkles aren’t vegan pleasant, so make sure to test as wanted!
*Diet data is a tough estimate calculated with the lesser quantities the place ranges are supplied.

Serving: 1 cup Energy: 523 Carbohydrates: 32.2 g Protein: 6.2 g Fats: 41.5 g Saturated Fats: 32.6 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.2 g Monounsaturated Fats: 0.5 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 132 mg Potassium: 540 mg Fiber: 1.6 g Sugar: 22.1 g Vitamin A: 0 IU Vitamin C: 0 mg Calcium: 150 mg Iron: 2.8 mg

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