Date Almond Shake

Servings : Serves 2-3

One of my favorite after Iftar drinks. This healthy and delicious shake will both fill you up as well as give you that extra burst of energy that will refresh & rejuvenate your body after a long day of fasting.


  • 3 cups chilled milk (whole or skimmed)
  • 10 almonds, blanched/peeled and crushed
  • 10 soft dates, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 large scoop vanilla ice-cream


To blanch/peel almonds, heat some water in a small pan. Once almost boiling, add the almonds into it, turn off the heat and allow the almonds to sit for about 2 minutes. Drain and the peels should easily slide off the almonds when pressed.

In a blender, add the dates, crushed almonds and 1 cup of the chilled milk. Blend until the dates are well combined and smooth. Add the remaining milk and vanilla ice-cream. Blend until frothy. Taste and adjust consistency by adding milk to thin the shake or ice-cream to thicken/sweeten it. Serve cold!

Enjoy! 🙂

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