If you’re wondering what I’m up to every single afternoon of every day during the entire summer – and obviously, you surely do wonder – you can be certain that I am making myself a smooth and creamy coffee shake and sipping it slowly. This, at about 1:30 each afternoon, CST. Set your clock by it. At 1:30 each day, you can think to yourself, Laura is most certainly enjoying her coffee milkshake right about now. We are so happy for her.
Thank you for your support.
I would love for you to also have the option of beginning your afternoon in this way, so please, allow me to share this recipe so you can indulge and love your treat right down to the last drop. The good news is that this is very low in sugar (though you can add more if you like!) and includes all real food ingredients. I suppose the other good news is that the coffee will perk us all up for the afternoon so that we can rock on with whatever it is we need to do. Hi-yah! Glory, hallelujah.
Perhaps the one draw back to making this milkshake is that you must think and plan ahead. Hot coffee ruins the moment. All key ingredients must be cold or even frozen. And then there’s the homemade ice cream issue. The ice cream amazing and easy, but too hard to scoop if not set out a few minutes ahead of your milkshake making endeavors. So here’s the breakdown so that you can achieve Low Sugar Coffee Milkshake perfection:
- Cold brew some coffee, or make regular hot brew and chill it thoroughly.
- Make yourself some coffee iced cubes. This isn’t a must, but almost.
- Be sure to have Homemade Low Sugar Ice Cream in the freezer (it’s easier than you think).
- Set your ice cream out on the counter about ten minutes before making your shake so that it will be soft enough to scoop.
Don’t get the impression that this is a high maintenance recipe. It really is not. I typically have coffee in my fridge and coffee cubes in my freezer. It takes 2 minutes to whip up a batch of this Homemade Low Sugar Ice Cream. Then it’s just a matter of pulling it all together. At 1:30 every single afternoon.
Low Sugar Coffee Milkshake
- 1-2 scoops Homemade Low Sugar Vanilla Ice Cream
- 4-6 coffee ice cubes
- 1-2 cups cold coffee
- Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a blender.
- Serve right away.
Take note that this is not a super-sweet treat as is, so you’ll want to adjust the sweetness level by adding maple syrup according to your taste. I personally love it with a strong coffee flavor and only a tiny bit of sweetness and creaminess. But the beauty of this recipe and the Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream recipe is that you can make it sweet or less sweet without messing anything up!
Get your ingredients ready! 1:30 will be here before you know it.
Darn :( I make iced coffee all the time and really enjoy it. However this recipe, made as written, was awful. It tasted like water.
Well, phooey. Sorry you didn’t like it! I love it like this -it’s only barely sweet but for me it’s super creamy!
I’ll likely try again since I have everything still ;) And thanks for the note in the ice cream – that adding milk could be my “cumbly” problem