On days when you don’t feel like eating anything solid, delicious, and fulfilling, shakes are your go-to options. The best part about making shakes at home is that we can customize them the way we want and even make them healthy if we want to shed a little weight. So here are some shake recipes that you need to try. While some can be the ones you’ve tried at your nearest café or barista, some are entirely different from your regular shakes and will leave you feeling full and happy. These recipes will give you thick and heavy milkshakes, great for breakfasts and a fun beginning of your day.
12 Delicious Shakes That Can Be Easily Made At Home
1. Thick Ice Cream Shake
This two-ingredient milkshake is so delicious and fulfilling that it will satisfy your cravings for chocolate and sweets all at once. You need a store-bought ice cream sandwich and some milk for this shake. Add the milk to the blender along with the sandwich and blend until smooth. Pour it in a glass and enjoy your incredibly thick and delicious ice cream shake.
2. Brownie Shake
For this two-ingredient shake, all you need is brownies and milk. You can use your own homemade brownies or store-bought brownies (and even cake leftovers will do the job, too!). Add your milk and chopped-up brownies or cake leftovers in a blender and blend well until it’s smooth. Then pour it in a glass and enjoy it with some whipped cream or chocolate sauce. This shake is super delicious and fulfilling enough to make you skip a meal. So if you’re ever in a hurry and need a lot of energy for the day, you know what to try.
3. Good Old Banana Shake
This milkshake is quite healthy for a change and is very easy to make. Start by putting one or two bananas in the freezer for some time. Once they are nice and firm, put them in a blender along with some milk. This shake is very customizable as you can add chocolate sauce, chocolate chips, or even vanilla essence for a lovely smell. You can also add honey if you want to make it healthy and then blend it until smooth. This shake is easy and healthy, and the frozen bananas will give a great texture to your milkshake.
4. Classic Oreo Shake
Everyone has tried Oreo shakes at different cafes and baristas, but we can guarantee you this will be hands down the best recipe you have tried yet! Why? Because it will give you a thick and creamy milkshake, better than the usual. For this, all you need to do is put some milk in a blender along with some Oreos and two scoops of ice cream to make it creamy. Blend it until nice and smooth but make sure not to overdo it so it doesn’t turn soupy. Pour it into a glass and enjoy it with some chocolate sauce or whipped cream.
5. Peanut Butter And Chocolate Shake
This is a shake you will definitely find in cafes, but you can make it at home. Throw a couple of bananas in the freezer until they are nice and firm. Add them to the blender along with some milk, two spoons of peanut butter, some cocoa powder, and blend well. Add some chocolate chips to make it even better, and enjoy it with some oatmeal cookies for an amazing combination.
6. Coffee Shake
For this delicious and fulfilling milkshake, all you need is milk, some chocolate chip cookies, ice cream, and coffee. In a blender, add the cookies with two scoops of ice cream, followed by 1 cup of milk and a teaspoon of coffee. Blend it, and once it’s nice and smooth (but not liquidy), add it to your glass and enjoy this delicious, fulfilling shake.
7. Chocolate Oats Shake
A shake with oats may sound weird, but that’s what makes it super thick, healthy, and fulfilling. To make this, all you need to do is – add 1/2 cup of milk, 1/4 cup of oats, 1 tsp of cinnamon, one big handful of ice, 2 tsp of cocoa powder, 1-2 dates pitted, and 1tsp peanut butter in a blender and blend well. Add it to your glass with some chocolate sauce, and because it’s very healthy, there is no need to add sugar. You can adjust the level of sweetness by adding more dates. This is great for breakfast as it will kick start your day instantly with fiber and energy.
8. Double Chocolate Marshmallow Milkshake
This shake is absolutely delicious, and if you can’t get the star of the milkshake – marshmallow fluff in the market, you can easily make it at home with gelatin, sugar, and vanilla essence. Start by whisking 1/2 cup of heavy cream and add 1/4 of marshmallow fluff to it along with a spoon of vanilla extract and whip until it starts forming peaks. Combine the mixture with a glass of milk along with some chocolate in a blender until smooth. Add that to your glass and top it with some marshmallow fluff and chocolate sauce.
9. Banana Foster Milkshake
In a blender, add some milk, chopped up bananas, caramel sauce, and blend until smooth when it’s all incorporated; add a scoop of vanilla ice cream and mix again until combined. Add this to a tall glass and top it with a drizzle of caramel sauce, slices of banana and enjoy this thick and creamy shake.
10. Strawberry Shortcake Milkshake
Start by adding three scoops of strawberry ice cream in a blender along with a splash of milk, a handful of chopped-up cake, and strawberries, and blend until smooth. Make sure not to mix it for too long as it turns soupy. Add this to a tall glass and add some whipped cream and some finely chopped strawberries on top for the perfect garnish. Finally, don’t forget to use your fruit cake or vanilla cake for this recipe (avoid chocolate cake for getting the maximum flavor of strawberries). This is a great way to use up cake leftovers from a Birthday party as well!
11. Mint White Chocolate Shake
For this refreshing and thick milkshake, start by adding three scoops of mint chocolate ice cream to a blender, along with some melted white chocolate and a splash of milk. Blend it until smooth but not too soupy. Add some whipped cream on top and even a mint leaf to make it look pretty and delicious. This minty and thick shake is great for summers and definitely a must-try.
12. Peanut Butter Brownie Milkshake
You will need Vanilla ice cream, brownies, peanut butter, and milk for this delicious milkshake. Start by cutting the brownies into small cubes and make sure to crumble them (so that they don’t get stuck in your straw!) Then continue by adding the rest of the ingredients to it and putting it in a blender. Blend and enjoy!
These were the recipes for some very thick and fulfilling milkshakes you can try at home. Enjoy these amazing recipes for your breakfast or with your friends!