Easy Healthy Black Forest Smoothie Recipe. Loaded with antioxidants, this chocolaty decadence is perfect to start your day with. Make it while fresh cherries are in season.
We’re all a big fan of the decadent Black Forest Cake, how can you stop yourself from indulging in the classic combination of chocolate, cherries and a lovely white froth of whipped cream on top, but have you ever tried the Black Forest Smoothie.
This chocolate cherry smoothie is a dear cousin of the traditional cake with lesser calories and more goodness. This Black Forest Smoothie is full of the delicious flavours of chocolate and cherries with the added goodness of milk and oats.
This summer, whip up this delicious smoothie for the kiddos and they are sure to love it. Unlike other chocolate smoothies, this one is on the healthier side and it’s a great health dose for the kids.
Given the importance of creating healthy food that tastes incredible too, this Easy Healthy Black Forest Smoothie Recipe is a perfect example. Make the kids extra happy by serving this wonderful drink as an evening snack or a healthy dessert drink.
This wonderful drink is really simple to make. First cherries, instant oats, drinking chocolate powder, sugar and milk are added in a blender and mixed till smooth. The smoothie is then transferred into a serving glass and garnished with chocolate curls and cherries.
It’s to be served chilled. For this recipe you could use fresh cherries if it’s available, or if you can’t get hold of fresh cherries, you could also use frozen or canned cherries. We are using instant oats, so that it blends well into the smoothie without leaving a trace of its existence.
The kiddos are going to slurp it right away, without complaining of it tasting of oats. You could also transform this recipe to a vegan friendly smoothie by substituting milk with any nut- milk of your choice, you could try it with almond milk, coconut milk or cashew milk would taste great too.
The delicious combination of chocolate and cherries goes well with pretty much everything. The best thing about this Black Forest Smoothie is that it is packed with nutrients and fills you up instantly.
Some of the other thick and creamy smoothie recipes I’ve posted are: Pumpkin Pie Smoothie, Pear Ginger Green Smoothie, Mango Banana Green Smoothie, Strawberry Colada Smoothie, Oats Banana Cinnamon Smoothie and a delicious seasonal Mango Vanilla Smoothie. So the next time you’re craving for a slice of that classic Black Forest Cake, try this delicious smoothie instead, if you want to make it look fancy, you could also transform this Easy Healthy Black Forest Smoothie Recipe into a Smoothie Bowl and top is with some fresh cherries and chocolate curls.
Easy Healthy Black Forest Smoothie Recipe
- Cherries - 15-20 ( Pitted )
- Instant Oats - 2 tbsp
- Drinking chocolate powder - 2 tbsp
- Milk - 3 cups
- Granulated sugar - 2 tsp
- Chocolate Curls for garnishing
- Cherries for garnishing
- Add cherries, instant oats, drinking chocolate powder, sugar and milk in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour the smoothie in serving glasses.
- Garnish with chocolate curls and cherries.
- Serve chilled
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