Chocolate Peanut Butter Milkshake

I have never really been a fan of chocolates.  Oftentimes, I wonder why are people so obsessed with chocolates? Then, something happened; my bestie came around some months ago and she made this chocolate peanut butter milkshake recipe! 

This recipe marked the beginning of my newly found undying love for chocolates. 

Also, this shake is creamy and very dreamy. Adding chocolates to your milkshake is a total game-changer. 

Let’s make this recipe!

Chocolate peanut butter milkshake

Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 403 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ½ to ¾ cup milk
  • 1½ cups vanilla ice cream about 3 scoops
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 2 slightly heaping tablespoons
  • Whipped cream is optional for topping

Instructions
 

  • In a blender, add the milk, ice cream, chocolate, and peanut butter.
  • Blend until the mixture is well combined.
  • Pour into a glass and top with whipped cream and other toppings.
Keyword American recipe, Chocolate peanut butter milkshake, Dessert

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Notes on the ingredient

Chocolate syrup

For this recipe, I used chocolate syrup. Feel free to replace it with any sauce or syrup. We are not trying to be boring here, so explore 😉.

Milk

You can use any of your favorite kinds of milk but make sure you use higher fat milk. This will make your shake creamier and richer.

I have made this peanut chocolate butter milkshake several times and I have never used a topping. However, if you would like to add some toppings to yours. (My aunt does this), you can use any of this.

  • Whipped cream
  • Peanut butter sauce
  • Peanut butter candy

Can I use natural peanut butter in this shake?

Yes, you can. Although, my aunt uses processed peanut butter because she wants a clean and smooth milkshake. However, you can make use of a natural one if you so wish.

What other ingredients can I use to garnish this chocolate peanut butter milkshake? 

It’s time to get creative: Firstly, get started by adding whipped cream or crushed nuts. 

Also, if you are feeling very fancy, finish off with some cocoa powder, crumbled Reece. Add cinnamon to this and you will get a double thumbs up from your family and friends.

Health benefits of Peanut

Heart health

Peanuts help in preventing heart disease by lowering cholesterol levels. They can also stop small blood clots from forming and reduce your risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

Helps with weight loss

Foods right in protein help you to feel full quickly.  Also, peanuts are rich in protein.

However, the abundant proteins in peanuts (Arachin and Conarachin) are allergic to some people.

Reduces risk of diabetes

Peanuts had a low glycemic number. Thus, eating them wouldn’t cause a spike in your blood sugar. Thus reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Minerals and Vitamins

Peanuts are rich in vitamins and minerals. They include:

  • Biotin: Peanuts are very rich in biotin. Biotin is essential during pregnancy.
  • Niacin: Niacin has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease. 
  • Vitamine E: Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant 
  • Phosphorus: Phosphorus helps to maintain body tissues.

Peanuts nutritional value

A ¼ cup serving of raw peanuts contains

  • Carbohydrates: 6 grams
  • Fat: 18 grams
  • Calories: 207
  • Protein: 9 grams
  • Fiber: 3 grams
  • Sugar: 1 gram
  • Protein: 9 grams

How do I use peanuts

Whether you eat your peanuts raw, roasted, fried, or made into butter, there are diverse ways of making peanuts into a wonderful treat. 

Try any of these babies! 

Mary Rose
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