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Creamy Cashew Milkshake – Chocolate Style

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If you can believe such a thing, this is our very first milkshake recipe. A chocolate cashew milkshake to be precise.

It leaves us asking ourselves why we hadn’t made a milkshake before. Caro, Hauke’s flatmate, has already confirmed a fairly serious addiction to it.

There’s something that’s supremely soothing and satisfying about a well-made milkshake.

And not only is this one smooth, rich, creamy, chocolatey and ridiculously quick to make, it’s milk-free. Well cow milk anyway.

Yep, this milkshake is totally vegan if you want it to be – not that you’d notice!

Even though we recommend soy milk for this shake, almond milk, rice milk and of course cashew milk all go great in this recipe as well.

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The blended cashews give it that extra thickness – and a whole host of health benefits. Of course, if you really want to use cow milk, that works too.

Nuts about nuts

Wanna know something crazy? Cashews aren’t technically nuts. They’re the seed of a fruit, as Tobuscus helpfully explains in his viral song. Nuts right?

Regardless, cashews are generally treated as nuts in the culinary and scientific world.

The good news (as well as being lower in fat than other nuts) is that they come with all sorts of nutritional benefits.

Cashews and other nuts are reported by medicalnewstoday.com and healthline.com (two leading authorities on food research, so don’t just take my word for it) to:

  • Help with weight management goals
  • Reduce the chance of coronary and cardiovascular heart disease
  • Make bones stronger and healthier
  • Prevent gallstones

How awesome does that sound? 🙂

Why else do we love this Chocolate Cashew Milkshake?

Not only for the great taste and range of health benefits, this cashew milkshake is fully customisable.

If you’ve been working out, or just want to up your protein levels, then it’s perfect for making with protein powder.

I’m a personal fan of this one as it comes in all sorts of flavours from Vanilla to Mocha. It’s vegan too!

If you’re worried about protein then head over here for more information about how much protein you really need and a free high protein meal plan.

You can also check out this deluxe protein recipe ebook if you’re stuck for recipe inspiration.

Cashew Milkshake – Chocolate Style
4.80 from 50 votes
This deliciously smooth cashew milkshake can be made any way you like – just follow the simple instructions and you’ll be drinking a mega shake in five minutes!
Cuisine:Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time:5 minutes
Total Time:5 minutes
Servings:1 person
Calories:454kcal
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Add the milk, banana, powder, cashews, flax seeds and salt to a blender and blend for about three minutes until the cashews are nice and smooth. 
    1 ½ cup soy milk, 1 medium banana, 4 tsp cacao powder, 3 tbsp cashews, Salt to taste, 1 tbsp flax seeds
  • Let chill in refrigerator or drink right away! Easy, done!
    Two glasses of cashew milkshake with a banana | Hurry The Food Up

NOTES

Make-ahead? Yes, prep the night before!
Add 1 serving of protein powder in your favourite flavour (this replaces the cacao powder). You can use this to customise your cashew milkshake to your heart’s content
Hankering for more delicious drinks? Mango Lassi is hard to beat, as is this ironman super smoothie! Check them out!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cashew Milkshake – Chocolate Style
Amount per Serving
Calories
454
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
24
g
37
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
9
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
10
g
Sodium
 
182
mg
8
%
Potassium
 
1200
mg
34
%
Carbohydrates
 
48
g
16
%
Fiber
 
10
g
42
%
Sugar
 
18
g
20
%
Protein
 
20
g
40
%
Vitamin A
 
830
IU
17
%
Vitamin C
 
10
mg
12
%
Calcium
 
500
mg
50
%
Iron
 
5
mg
28
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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26 comments
  1. 5 stars
    I literally love you for putting the quantity for each ingredients in the method. I haven’t tasted it yet but it must be good

    1. Reminds me I should be making that shake again asap. It’s tasty! 🙂

  2. 5 stars
    It helps to know beforehand what works and tasted good.
    Lots of menus out there that do not look as apetizing as yours.
    Thanks for the tips.
    Great Work.

    1. Thanks yes, that’s the idea! We test extensively so only the best is left. Cheers Nick! Dave

  3. 5 stars
    UHMAZING.

    1. indeed! 🙂

    2. Thanks!! Glad you enjoyed it

  4. How many fl oz does one serving consist of?

    1. Hi Teri, I’d say between 300-350ml or 11-12fl oz 🙂
      A porper shake, haha

  5. Hey, can I put both the cacao powder and vanilla protein powder in the milkshake?

    Y’all have really delicious vegan recipes!

    1. Yep thats deffo possible 🙂

  6. Hi, planning to make this for dinner today. Is the soy milk you use unsweetened? Planning to buy it so please let me know !:)

    1. Hi Millie! Hope this gets back to you quickly enough, I think we’re in different time zones. Yes, unsweetened! The banana is sweet enough 🙂 but if couldn’t get that then any milk is fine too. Enjoy!

  7. Loving banana shakes. Thanks!

    1. You’re welcome!