Avocado Milkshakes #SundaySupper

avocado milkshake 051

Welcome to another Sunday Supper!! Our theme this week is 5 Ingredients or Less. If you’re a regular reader here, then you have probably surmised by now that this theme is quite difficult for me. I don’t have many recipes fitting that description on my blog, and I don’t really have any of these types in my arsenal of tricks. It’s just not how I tend to cook.

avocados

Avocado Milkshakes 049

So, what to do today? I figured it would be a great excuse to bust out a beverage recipe. Upon perusing the drink section of my Recipe Index, I found more alcoholic beverages than non, and while I’ll likely not pause to reflect on what that might say about me, I did decide to use this excuse to pad the non-alcoholic side.

Avocado Milkshake 059

Who doesn’t love a good milkshake? Milkshakes are easy and fun to make at home. And my dear husband is an absolute fiend. As in, he doesn’t like me to make them very often because they’re so addictive to him. He’s also absolutely crazy about avocados, so making an avocado milkshake seemed like the right thing to do under the circumstances. If this sounds weird, well, it’s not!

avocado milkshakes 061

First of all, a creamier milkshake simply doesn’t exist; and second of all, it doesn’t taste weird at all. It tastes completely natural, like where-have-these-been-all-my-life natural. It’s sweet but still distinctly tastes like avocado, and you’ll be left now knowing that avocados can definitively swing both savory and sweet. So good. Enjoy this one, y’all!

Avocado milkshakes 055

Oh, and be sure you check out the rest of my Sunday Supper cohorts!

Source: adapted from The Good Stuff Cookbook by Spike Mendelsohn

Ingredients:
2 ripe avocados
Half a 14-oz. can of sweetened condensed milk
1 cup creamy vanilla ice cream or gelato
½ cup whole milk
Whipped cream, for garnish

Directions:
Cut each avocado in half and discard the pit. Scoop out the flesh and put it in your blender. Add the condensed milk, ice cream, and milk. Puree until smooth. Pour into 2 glasses and garnish with a dollop of whipped cream. Serve immediately.
Makes 2 milkshakes.

Appetizers, Salads and Starters

Sides and Accompaniments

Main Dishes

Desserts and Beverages

Join the #SundaySupper conversation on twitter on Sunday! We tweet throughout the day and share recipes from all over the world. Our weekly chat starts at 7:00 pm ET.  Follow the #SundaySupper hashtag and remember to include it in your tweets to join in the chat. Check out our #SundaySupper Pinterest board for more fabulous recipes and food photos.

Would you like to join the Sunday Supper Movement? It’s easy. You can sign up by clicking here: Sunday Supper Movement.

68 Responses to Avocado Milkshakes #SundaySupper

  1. Pingback: Vanilla Pudding | Magnolia Days

  2. Pingback: Best Ever Coconut Macaroons for 5 Ingredients or Less #SundaySupper | Hip Foodie Mom

  3. Pingback: Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas for #SundaySupper | Supper for a Steal

  4. Pingback: Honey Almond Salmon #SundaySupper - Family Foodie — Family Foodie

  5. Pingback: 5 Ingredients or Less for #SundaySupper | Mommasmeals.org

  6. Pingback: Fruited Jasmine Rice Salad Recipe ~ 5 Ingredients ~ from ItsYummi.com

  7. Pingback: Guacamole Deviled Eggs for #SundaySupper | Ruffles & Truffles

  8. Pingback: Salmon with Tiger Dill Sauce #SundaySupperCindy's Recipes and Writings

  9. Pingback: Indian-style Roasted Cauliflower #SundaySupper - kimchi MOM ™

  10. Yummy! What a great milkshake! I bet the avocado made it extremely creamy!!

  11. Pingback: Smothered Pork Chop Cups #SundaySupper

  12. Pingback: Orchid Panna Cotta

  13. I always have a hard time thinking of savory foods in a sweet way, but I could easily get over that with a milkshake! This sounds so delicious! YUMMY!

    • Texan New Yorker

      Oh me too, I’m *very* new to the avocado-as-sweets thing. But, it’s a thing for a reason! Thanks!

  14. Pingback: Five-Ingredient Slow Cooker Turkey Half Breast Recipe #Sundaysupper

  15. I’m just starting to venture into sweet avocado recipes. This is just what I’m looking for. Healthy and delish!

  16. Pingback: BBQ Foiled Chicken #SundaySupper — MealDiva

  17. Pingback: Grilled Caprese Salad Sandwich for #SundaySupper

  18. I adore avocado gelato, so I’m sure I’d love this milkshake! I can only imagine how rich it must be with condensed milk and avocado…swoon!!!

    • Texan New Yorker

      I’ve never had avocado gelato, but that sounds heavenly, so I’ll have to at some point. :)
      Thanks Wendy!

  19. Pingback: Tuna, Burrata and Black Olive Salad #SundaySupper - The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen | The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen

  20. Oh I have enjoyed avocado ice cream before but never tried a milkshake. Sounds delicious.

    • Texan New Yorker

      Thanks Laura! I’ve never had avocado ice cream, but based on this milkshake, I think I would like it.

  21. Oh, my. So thick, creamy and luscious!!! Another way to enjoy my beloved avocados!!!

  22. I am obsessed with avocados. This is such a creative way to use them!

  23. avocado is a great addition to a smoothie or milkshake. Yours is sinfully delicious.

  24. Pingback: Chicken with Olives for 5 Ingredients or Less #SundaySupper | Noshing With The NolandsNoshing With The Nolands

  25. I love avos so I know I would adore this, thank you for sharing on #SundaySupper!!

  26. Pingback: Raspberry Pina Colada Ice Cream for #SundaySupper - tryanythingonceculinary.com

  27. Avocado milkshake?! Sounds so great and different! I’ve got to try this!

  28. Pingback: Five-Ingredient Strawberry Red Wine Glazed Salmon - Cupcakes & Kale Chips

  29. Pingback: 4-Ingredient Butterscotch Peanut Butter Marshmallow Sweets — Shockingly Delicious

  30. Pingback: Five-Minute Strawberry Sherbet | The Wimpy Vegetarian

  31. Pingback: Drunken Chicken and Potatoes #SundaySupper | Webicurean

  32. Pingback: Banana Pudding Ice Cream | The Texan New Yorker

  33. Sounds good! My mother used to make avocado ice cream and the first time she made it I thought she was crazy. What happened to vanilla and chocolate? I learned to like it–it was sugar after all. I think the milkshake sounds better than ice-cream.

    • Texan New Yorker

      Haha!! I think I would like avocado ice cream, though I’ve never tried it (may have to correct that this summer).

      Thanks for stopping by Mireya!

  34. Whoa, these are perfect for our school staff – I think they’d eat a crate of avocadoes if they could!

  35. Ohh I can only imagine how creamy this milkshake is. Avocado does wonders!!

    • Texan New Yorker

      Very true…. Yeah, seriously the creamiest milkshake I’ve ever tasted anywhere. Thanks Shaina!

  36. These make me wish I wasn’t allergic to avocados!

    • Texan New Yorker

      No!!! You’re allergic to avocados? I’m so sorry, that sucks. Drink these with an epi-pen? Just kidding… :)

      Thanks Bobbi!

  37. Pingback: Greek Chicken Burgers #SundaySupper | Country Girl in the Village

  38. I’m imagining how thick and creamy this is while eyeballing the avocados on my counter. :) I want this for dessert!

  39. Pingback: Chicken and Potato Bake with Meyer Lemons | Cravings of a Lunatic

  40. Very rich looking! I must try this!

  41. Oooh – I can’t get over how creamy this looks! And I have never tried something like this before, but since I ADORE avocados I have a feeling it would easily become a favorite in my house!

    • Texan New Yorker

      Thanks Katie! I would say if you love avocados, then this would definitely be up your alley. :)

  42. Just what I needed for my current avocado cravings. Look out milkshake because here I come with a big fat straw.

  43. Pingback: Baked Custard Cups

  44. Pingback: Garlic Butter Shrimp | #SundaySupper - Savvy Eats

  45. Avocados make surprising good sweet treats! What a fun take on a shake, and I guess I have the same problem on my site., I don’t think I have any non-alcoholic beverages on my site.

  46. Pingback: Oreo Cookies and Cream Fudge #SundaySupper - Alida's Kitchen

  47. Pingback: Fennel Citrus Salad {#SundaySupper} - An Appealing Plan

  48. Pingback: #SundaySupper Homemade Ricotta |

  49. Pingback: #SundaySupper Homemade Ricotta | Seduction in the Kitchen

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>