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Toasted Coconut Milk Shakes

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
I created this simple recipe as a reminder of my oldest brother, Brad, who was a picky eater but loved any dessert that had coconut in it. This has a short list of ingredients, but it's certainly long on coconut flavor! —Laurie Hudson, Westville, Florida
Toasted Coconut Milk Shakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 2/3 cup coconut milk, stirred before measuring, then chilled
  • 1/2 cup cream of coconut, stirred before measuring, then chilled
  • 4 cups vanilla ice cream
  • Sweetened whipped cream


  1. In a small skillet, cook and stir coconut over medium-low heat until toasted, 6-8 minutes. Let cool completely.
  2. Place coconut milk, cream of coconut, 1/4 cup toasted coconut and ice cream in a blender; cover and process until blended.
  3. Pour into 4 glasses. Top with whipped cream; sprinkle with remaining coconut. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 502 calories, 30g fat (23g saturated fat), 58mg cholesterol, 161mg sodium, 54g carbohydrate (51g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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