Peppermint Milkshake with Minty Whipped Cream – Vegan

by Marla on December 14, 2012 · 28 comments

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‘Tis the season for peppermint! This cool and creamy shake will delight your tastebuds. You can keep it clean or dirty it up with your favorite holiday cheer….do what you wish.

Spiked or not, sip a creamy milkshake that is also a skinny treat!

Peppermint Milkshake with Minty Whipped Cream | Vegan Recipe on

If you are anything like me then you crave cold and creamy shakes no matter what the season

When styling, for a split second I was going to top these shakes with crushed candy canes. That would have been pretty and all, but I wanted to keep these beauties sugar free.

I love pomegranate arils (seeds) they are like little gems…

Pomegranate LOVE  on

Thankfully I just got a huge shipment of fresh pomegranates from my friends at POM.

They were the perfect finished touch ~ and also have that red + white Christmas feel.

As much as I like pomegranates I LOVE plaid. Really, my closet is full if it. See, this is my new favorite…

Marla Meridith | Plaid Lover |

I would tell you to leave a Peppermint shake for Santa, but it might melt all over before he gets to your home.

Pomegranate LOVE on

Make sure to put a cloud of Peppermint Vegan Whipped Cream on the top of your shake.

Peppermint Milkshake with Minty Whipped Cream | Vegan Recipe on FamilyFreshCooking.comI love flavoring this coconut cream with seasonal favorites.

You could also top this shake with my chocolate cream ~ that would be amazing!

Peppermint Milkshake with Minty Whipped Cream | Vegan Recipe on

What is your favorite drink these days?

Peppermint Milkshake with Minty Whipped Cream – Vegan

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Cook Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 4 minutes

Peppermint Milkshake with Minty Whipped Cream – Vegan


  • 1 cup (8 oz) unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz) unsweetened light Coconut Milk
  • 1-2 droppers full Peppermint Stevia Drops or 1/2 teaspoon Peppermint extract and sweetener of choice
  • 1 cup Ice
  • Topping
  • Pomegranate Arils
  • Vegan Peppermint Whipped Cream
  • 2 cans (28 ounces) Full Fat Coconut Milk
  • 2-3 droppers full Peppermint Stevia Drops or 1 teaspoon Peppermint extract and sweetener of choice
  • Boozy Adult Version
  • Add some light rum or cheer of your choice!


    Peppermint Milkshake
  • Combine all ingredients in a blender top and with pomegranate seeds.
  • Vegan Peppermint Whipped Cream
  • Chill coconut milk in your refrigerator overnight undisturbed. Remove from the fridge and gently turn the can upside down, but be sure not to shake it. Open the can and remove all of the clear coconut water (you can save this for shakes and drinks.) Put the thick cream in your mixer bowl, whip a bit until it starts to firm up. Add the peppermint stevia drops and whip until you have soft fluffy peaks.
  • If your coconut cream is all ready very thick you can put all the ingredients in the mixing bowl at one time.
  • Notes
  • Coconut milk tends to vary from one brand to another. Some thicken to a dense cream quickly, others take more whipping to get peaks. Experiment with different brands to get the texture you prefer. I love them all!

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{ 25 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Dorothy at ShockinglyDelicious December 14, 2012 at 6:01 am

So, so pretty. Yeah, I want that.


2 Heidi @ Bits of Sunshine December 14, 2012 at 6:27 am

This is crazy! Low fat vegan – but it looks divine! Such a great idea! Yip – I can do with a shake no matter what the weather!


3 Stephanie Wilson December 14, 2012 at 6:39 am

How glorious do these look?! Nothing better than a decadent and healthy treat!


4 Rosa December 14, 2012 at 6:41 am

A divine milkshake and lovely plaid shirt/lady! 😉




5 Marla December 14, 2012 at 8:49 am

Thanks my sweets!!


6 susan December 14, 2012 at 7:01 am

what a fun shake!


7 Averie @ Averie Cooks December 14, 2012 at 7:35 am

I made peppermint + white chocolate hot chocolate last week and being here where it’s so hot, I wanted to make a peppermint milkshake but wondered, well, maybe I should go with hot. But now you make me wish I had gone cold because yours is beautiful! And those pom’s.

And you! Looking good there missy! :)


8 Sarah (Shh...Fit Happens) December 14, 2012 at 7:48 am

OMG that looks so good! I love all the holiday ‘adult’ beverages out there right now! I printed the recipe!


9 Marla December 14, 2012 at 8:48 am

Awesome Sarah!! Hopefully you can try this shake soon :)


10 Lucy December 14, 2012 at 8:10 am

There are so many oxymorons in this post I don’t know where to start but you are certainly rocking the low fat vegan world right now with this minty treat. x


11 Marla December 14, 2012 at 8:48 am

Lucy, you catch EVERYTHING!! I thought that while writing this. I live to give my readers options – to make everyone happy 😉


12 HeatherChristo December 14, 2012 at 9:04 am

shake looks great! LOVE the shirt Marla :)


13 Shaina December 14, 2012 at 9:58 am

Gorgeous, Marla.


14 Elizabeth@ Food Ramblings December 14, 2012 at 10:33 am

delicious! love the touch of pomegranate


15 Brooke @ Food Woolf December 14, 2012 at 1:03 pm

easy, healthy, and looks delicious! Thanks!


16 Traci December 14, 2012 at 1:43 pm

This looks delicious! I’m not a big milkshake fan in general (I hate drinking liquid fat that still leaves me hungry afterward) so I’m going to have to try this skinnier version. I love that it is vegan!


17 Marla December 14, 2012 at 2:53 pm

Traci. No guilt….not a good feeling at all… :)


18 Laura (Tutti Dolci) December 14, 2012 at 9:34 pm

I love anything peppermint but the pom arils put this shake over the top!


19 Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen December 15, 2012 at 2:03 am

Mmm….I think there’s going to be an “adult” version of this in my future very soon.


20 Esi December 15, 2012 at 6:32 am

Love the POM on top. One of my favorite things!


21 Natalie December 15, 2012 at 8:10 am

This looks so delicious!


22 Samuel - Smiling Faces December 17, 2012 at 6:03 am

That looks so delicious and the fact that it is vegan makes it even more appealing! I want one NOW :)


23 Ashley - Baker by Nature December 17, 2012 at 4:10 pm

Omg this milkshake is killinggg me right now – must make! And you are gorgeous, Marla!


24 Carole February 25, 2013 at 10:22 am

Hi there. The current Food on Friday on Carole’s Chatter is collecting links to posts about shakes and smoothies. I do hope you link this lovely one in. This is the link . Please do pop back to check out some of the other links – there are a lot of good ones already. Have a great week.


25 natalie December 19, 2013 at 1:52 pm

I need to make this but no blender as i threw it away. I hate cheap blenders, it wouldnt even work for simple things. im not buying any blender until i have money for a Vitamix. Is there any way to do this with out a blender? I have a hand held blender for making cake.


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