Friday, February 16, 2018

Fig Milkshake | Dried Fig Smoothie | Smoothie Recipe

Fig Milkshake, a healthy and creamy milkshake made from the dried figs. This milkshake is one of our recent favorite drinks, it tastes so good on its own and quite filling too. Actually this milkshake was inspired from the dates milkshake. 

When we were in Bangalore, ST was quite fond of dates milkshakes that were available in his office canteen, even he noticed how it was prepared in the canteen and told me, but as i'm not a big fan of dates in drink, i never attempt to make it at home.
Now coming to figs milkshake, whenever we go to Costco, we have the habit of buying MORE. Sometimes I wonder how the bag that looks so small in the store has turned into a huge sack at home !!! It's just me or anyone else who has the same experience. 

That's how a large bag of figs got into my pantry, after munching them for a while, I was really bored . That's when I remembered the dates milkshake and prepared the same way, replacing dates with figs and it turned out so creamy and delicious. Guess this is the perfect & delicious way to finish the remaining figs!!!!  

Fig MilkShake

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 0 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Smoothie | Recipe Cuisine: General
Fig Milkshake, Dried Fig Smoothie Fig Milkshake, a healthy and creamy milkshake made from the dried figs.
Dried Fig - 6
Warm Water - 1/2 cup
Honey - 1 to 2 tsp
Milk - 1 to 1&1/2 cup 

Soak the figs in warm water for 20 mins, then add into the blender jar along with the soaked water and honey.
Blend into smooth paste, then add milk into jar and again blend it until all combine together.
That's it, Yummy and creamy Fig Milkshake is ready.

Related: How to make Strawberry Lemonade 

  • Soaking the figs helps to grind them easily.
  • Don't discard the soaked water, it has lot of flavor.
  • Adjust the milk as per the consistency you want.
  • If you want mild sweetness to your smoothie, you may not need the honey, just the sweetness from the figs is enough.

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