5 Delicious Protein Shakes that Taste Like Dessert

5 Delicious Protein Shakes that Taste Like Dessert - BlenderBottle

These sweet protein shake flavors can double as dessert.


What are your favorite protein shake flavors? Does the thought of decadent-sounding, delicious protein shakes leave you drooling? Are you in search of protein dessert recipes that can satisfy your recovery needs and your sweet tooth? We feel you. Which is why we've developed five protein dessert recipes that taste equally good after a meal or after a major set. Because there's no reason you can't be lean, mean, and toned, and indulge in tasty treats, too.

The directions for each of these five delicious protein shakes are simple. In the order listed, add the ingredients to your favorite BlenderBottle shaker cup, close the leak-proof lid, and shake until oh-so-smooth. That's it the BlenderBall whisk does all the work!


1) Easy as Apple Pie Protein Shake

Pie for breakfast? You bet! You'll enjoy all the homey goodness of apple pie, minus the calorie overload, with this Easy as Apple Pie Protein Shake. It's a simple, nutritious alternative to your favorite, familiar, home-baked flavor. Plus, there's zero potential for #crustfail.



  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • pinch of nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 serving vanilla protein powder


2) Banana Cream Pie Protein Shake

Bananas do double duty in this decadent drink, a twist on traditional banana cream pie. It's hard to believe this shake is healthy and nutritious, but with plenty of protein and calcium, it's a far cry from a fluffy, empty-calorie dessert. And unlike actual cream pie, this Banana Cream Pie Protein Shake won't wind up smashed in your face.



  • 6 oz. skim milk
  • 6 oz. banana cream pie yogurt
  • 1 serving vanilla protein powder
  • 3 tbsp. banana flavor pudding mix


3) Minty-Chocolate Chill Protein Shake

Yum is an understatement. Crush your post-workout cravings and get a vital protein and calcium fix with this tasty, minty-chocolate mix that tastes just like an Andes mint. Try it post-workout, or even post-dinner in place of dessert.



  • 1 cup skim milk
  • 5 drops peppermint extract, to taste
  • 1 serving chocolate protein powder


4) Cherry-Chocolate Delight Protein Shake

You're "cordially" invited to indulge in fruity, chocolaty protein perfection. Pretty much anything pairs well with chocolate and cherry flavor is no exception. This cherry-chocolate masterpiece will leave you looking forward to tomorrow's workout so you can drink it again.



  • 8 oz. non-fat milk
  • 1 serving chocolate protein powder
  • 3 drops cherry extract


5) S'mores Protein Shake

Your childhood favorite, no campfire required. This S'mores Protein Shake is a perfect fix to fuel your workout, while conjuring the flavors of a familiar fireside treat. The best thing about this shake? You can make it year-round, without worrying about what the forecast holds.



  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 graham cracker, ground up
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder

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