Chocolate Avocado Milkshake Recipe

Notes: Low fat milk can be substituted for the whole milk. I haven't tested skim or soy milk but I'm sure that it would also work, though the shake may taste slightly less rich.

Recipe Facts

Active: 90 mins
Total: 90 mins
Makes: 3 cups

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  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 4 teaspoons cocoa powder
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 4 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Pour milk into freezer safe container and freeze until half frozen, about 1 1/2 hours.

  2. While milk is freezing, place chocolate and water in microwave safe bowl and heat on high power until chocolate is melted, about 30 seconds. Whisk in cocoa until smooth; set aside.

  3. Halve and pit avocado. Scoop avocado flesh into blender. Add chocolate mixture, sugar, vanilla, and frozen milk. Blend until smooth, 15 to 30 seconds. Serve.

Special equipment

Blender, microwave