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Date Shake

hand holding a glass with date shake inside topped with cinnamon

Smoothies and shakes are an awesome healthy option for breakfast, snacks, dessert, or post-workout fuel. They are super popular because of how easy they are to put together and packed with so much flavor.

This date shake is what dreams are made of. It is perfectly naturally sweetened from the dates and so creamy from the banana and nutty from the almond butter. All the flavors go so well together; it’s almost like a treat! You will be addicted to this drink; I promise. Not only is this date shake gluten free, dairy-free, and vegan but it is also a fantastic way to utilize dates in your pantry year round.

For this date shake, all you need is 5 minutes and just a few ingredients tossed in a blender and voila! You have yourself a creamy luscious beverage in no time at all that is high in nutrients!

Enjoy! Let me know what you think below in the comment section!

Here is another smoothie you may enjoy on my page:

Banana Almond Butter Smoothie

hand holding a glass with date shake inside topped with cinnamon
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5 from 13 votes

Easy Date Shake

The most delicious all natural dairy free smoothie you will ever have! It is sweetened with dates for wonderful flavor.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time1 minute
Total Time6 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Arabic
Keyword: date drink, date shake, date smoothie, Dessert with dates, easy smoothies, Fufus Kitchen, vegan drinks, vegan smoothie
Servings: 2 shakes
Author: Heifa

Ingredients

  • 24 oz Almond Milk
  • 1 tbsp Almond Butter
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 4 Dates pitted, softened
  • 1 Banana frozen, sliced

Instructions

  • Combine all the ingredients in the blender and blend until creamy. Enjoy!

Notes

I like to use Medjool dates because they are meatier and have more flavor than most other dates.
To soften dates, just place them in warm water for 15 minutes.
You can use any nut butter or milk for this recipe as well.
If you have ripe bananas, other than making banana bread you can slice those bananas and store them in a ziplock container in the freezer for smoothies/smoothie bowls.

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36 Comments

    1. It is roughly 280 calories and quite filling.There are no added sugars completely natural. I would make this shake if you are craving something sweet but want to avoid indulging! It is also great for post-workout fuel.

      1. 5 stars
        This shake tastes amazing. The richness and sweetness are so well balanced. It’s very filling and satisfying.

  1. 5 stars
    I made this shake for a mid-afternoon/post workout snack and my mind was BLOWN. It was honestly one of the best shakes I’ve had! This recipe was perfect amount for me and my husband (2 cups). We both loved it so much and he said he will definitely request for me to make this again! It was light, delicious & very filling!

  2. 5 stars
    Delicious shake/smoothie will definitely make again. For me it was the right amount of sweetness and the amount of cinnamon was perfect, not too overpowering. Thanks for sharing!

  3. 5 stars
    This recipe is absolutely DELICIOUS!! I feel this will be perfect for suhoor in ramadan but honestly its so refreshing at anytime of day😊

    1. there is almost no morning without this shake! It is SO delicious & so refreshing!! So happy I found your recipe. Thank you so much!

  4. 5 stars
    I love this shake to satisfy my sweet tooth! I did whole30 and this shake saved me when I craved sweets. It screams fall to me but I love it all year round. My children love it too and I’m so happy I get to full them up with something nutritious.

  5. 5 stars
    This recipe is delicious, filling, and just amazing! Made this for Ishoor and enjoyed it very much thank you for your recipe!

  6. Once I found out about this shake and I make it nonstop 😍 I love dates so much and was happy that they became a part of my daily breakfast. I like to add more nuts butter ( pistachio, peanuts, cashews) along with cinnamon almond butter and vanilla favor almond milk. I sometimes add vanilla protein powder on work out days. Thank you so much for this amazing recipe ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  7. 5 stars
    Dear sister.. this date shake is one of my amazing findings on your beautiful website, This shake is a beautiful blend of all the right ingredients in the perfect proportion. I jus love this shake at any time of the day. It is my goto fuel after my workouts. Thank you for this recipe. Much Love to you

  8. 5 stars
    I’m mad that it took me so long to make this! It’s so amazingly delicious and really curbed any craving for sweets. I subbed with peanut butter, skim milk and protein powder for post workout fuel. HEAVENLY!

  9. 5 stars
    Used Nutella instead of almond butter for my kids and they loved it. My toddler drank two cups! Thank you Heifa 🙂

  10. 5 stars
    I’ve tried many date smoothies, but this is the best one! Filling and satisfying to a whole new level, thank you!

  11. 5 stars
    Made this shake several times and it’s always been great! Just wondering what kind of almond butter you use?

    1. Hi Charlie,
      Thanks for the great review! I use the Kirkland brand Almond Butter from Costco. I prefer it since the only ingredient is almonds!

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