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The snickers shake with espresso was established, when my friend Anne studied at Harvard University. I requested a lot of flights to Boston back then, that hotel felt like a second home. We always met at O2 Yoga School’s café. Now, that was almost 10 years ago and I don’t even know if the café still exists, but they were serving the most amazing vegan breakfast there. We loved the whole menu.

My drink choice every time was the delicious hyper monkey smoothie. It tasted like cappuccino and liquid snickers and just went perfectly well with every hearty sandwich or breakfast burrito. My favourite combination was that chocolate-y smoothie with the banh mi sandwich. 

So I came up with my own recipe for it and renamed it snickers shake with espresso, so I could have this healthy creamy vegan milkshake anytime. And so can you. 

What are the ingredients for the snickers shake with espresso?

  • dark chocolate or cocoa powder
  • bananas
  • peanut butter
  • espresso – double for me please
  • plant milk of choice
  • maple syrup or dates
  • a pinch of cayenne

If you don’t almost feel like flying out of the window bursting with energy after having this – then I don’t know …

ingredients for the snickers shake
picture of snickers shake with espresso


This vegan snickers shake with espresso goes perfectly well with every savoury sandwich or breakfast burrito
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course drinks
Cuisine Fusion cuisine
Servings 2 glasses


  • 1 espresso or double espresso
  • 1/3 cup (60 g) dark chocolate or 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 banana
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter 55 g
  • 3/4 cup plant milk 180 ml
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or 2 dates
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of cayenne
  • ice cubes


  • Melt the chocolate pieces in espresso. Put in the blender with banana, peanut butter, plant milk, maple syrup, cayenne and salt, then blend.
    Pour in two glasses and add ice cubes. Ready! 


If you use sliced frozen bananas you don’t need ice cubes
Keyword Sunday’s breakfast
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