Give your chocolate milkshake a makeover with the addition of peanut butter. It’s creamy, rich and so delicious – perfect for any day of the week!
We are obsessed with milkshakes this summer. Our favorites include our cookies and cream milkshake, banana milkshake, strawberry milkshake and, of course, a classic vanilla milkshake. However, this chocolate milkshake recipe made with peanut butter has a truly unique flavor profile and we love it!
To make this delicious chocolate shake, you need just a few ingredients:
- Ice cream: I love using chocolate ice cream for this recipe because it goes so well with peanut butter.
- Hot fudge sauce: I love how thick and tasty hot fudge sauce is and it adds so much flavor to the milkshake. You can either make homemade hot fudge sauce or use a store bought one.
- Milk: I used whole milk but any other kind of milk (such as almond milk) would work. If you want the milkshake to be extra creamy, high fat milk works best.
- Peanut Butter: A couple tablespoons of creamy peanut butter takes this milkshake to a new level!
How to make chocolate milkshake with peanut butter
If you enjoy having cold, delicious milkshakes and you are a chocolate lover, this one is for you. The combination of peanut butter and chocolate is always a winner!
Freeze the glasses
Place the milkshake glasses in the freezer for about 15 to 20 minutes so they’re super cold. This will prevent the milkshake from melting quickly.
Make the milkshake
Let the ice cream soften just a little bit. Add it to the blender with milk, peanut butter and hot fudge sauce. Blend for about one minute until creamy.
Take the glasses out of the freezer and drizzle hot fudge sauce on the edges. Divide the milkshake between the glasses and top with whipped cream, chocolate shavings and more peanut butter.
Pro tip: If you like your milkshake to be extra chocolate-y, use chocolate milk instead of regular milk. It will make the chocolate milkshake extra creamy and chocolate-y!
A healthier version
You can make this recipe a bit lighter by using chocolate frozen yogurt instead of chocolate ice cream. Also using non fat or dairy free milk would cut the calories. Leave the hot fudge sauce out and use a teaspoon of cocoa powder instead.
How can I thicken up a milkshake?
You can add a cup of crushed ice to this chocolate shake recipe to make it thick. The combination of ice and frozen ice cream makes a milkshake pretty thick. Be sure not to over-blend the milkshake so it keeps its thickness.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Milkshake Recipe
- 4 scoops chocolate ice cream
- 4 tbsp peanut butter creamy or crunchy
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tbsp hot fudge sauce
- Place the milkshake glasses in the freezer.
- Place chocolate ice cream, peanut butter, milk and hot fudge sauce in a blender jar.
- Pulse for 10 to 15 seconds until they're fully combined.
- Take the milkshake glasses out of the freezer and divide the milkshake between them.
- Top with whipped cream, chocolate shavings and peanut butter.
- Serve immediately.
- Use one cup crushed ice to thicken the milkshake.
- For a richer milkshake, use chocolate milk instead of regular milk.