Low Carb Butterfinger Shake

this low carb, sugar free mock butterfinger milkshake ROCKED my world! OMGoodness!OMGoodness!!! Y’all. I’m back on track with going low carb and ‘good girl’ and the scales show it. But I wanted a special treat to celebrate getting back on track. One that wouldn’t wreck my progress, but that would rock my world. I think this is IT. I got really inspired to replicate one of my favorite naughty treats: a <whispering> butterfinger blizzard.

Now, this is really more of a milkshake texture but the flavor and textures are all there for me. I would not take the name of butterfingers in vain…this takes me there.

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The peanut buttery goodness…this low carb, sugar free mock butterfinger milkshake ROCKED my world! OMGoodness!

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interrupted but the velvety chunks of chocolate.

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Give this one a try, and come back and tell me what you think!

For my Trim Healthy sisters, the full recipe is a meal or snack S, and I recommend using a half recipe as an S dessert.

Note: you will need to whip up a batch of these AH-mazing caramel coconut crunch to give you that yummy buttery crunch. One batch of this fills a quart jar, so you can make a LOT of these yummy milkshakes. Coconut-Caramel-CrunchAND if you somehow get tired of the butterfinger flavor, you can always make a Samoan milkshake.

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Low Carb Butterfinger Shake
 
This protein packed low carb treat is a decadent mock version of a butterfinger milkshake. It rocks my world!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 2 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ cup 2% or nonfat cottage cheese (I like Daisy brand)
  • 1½- 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, carton coconut milk, or cashew milk
  • 2 tablespoons natural (sugar free) peanut butter or 1 tablespoon peanut flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons THM Sweet Blend (affiliate link) or 1 tablespoon Truvia or sweetener of your choice to taste
  • ½ teaspoon butterscotch (affiliate link-where I buy mine), butter, or caramel extract
  • ½ ounce stevia sweetened chocolate, or 85% dark chocolate (I use ½ of the Aldi's brand small bar) or skinny chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons coconut caramel crunch
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients *except* for chocolate and coconut to blender.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. In last few seconds, add in chocolate and caramel crunch.
  4. Garnish with stevia sweetened whipped cream, chocolate curls, and more crunchies.
  5. Indulge your taste buds and come leave a comment and share this recipe on Facebook. :)
Notes
Lowest carb version: Use peanut powder and Skinny Chocolate (coconut oil chocolate)
Update!: Trim Healthy Mamas, this is an S meal or snack or use half the recipe as a dessert.

To make garnish mini chocolate curls, bring chocolate to warmish room temp, and use a veggie peeler along the thin sides.

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  1. Mary says

    This shake is going to kill me! I’m almost SICK from eating it….it is SO GOOD! Whoever came up with the coconut crunchies is GENIUS! I don’t even like coconut, but I’m having trouble not just taking a spoon and the jar of crunchies for my lunch tomorrow! Thanks, Gwen!

  2. paige farrish says

    So delicious!! The crunch is amazing. The notes state this is a S meal, but says it serves two. Is one serving, about 1.5 cups a meal serving and for a snack you would then half that (1/4 of original amount). Hope this makes since.

    • says

      You can consume the entire batch as a meal if you’d like. It’s way too much for me, so I figure it as 2 servings. :) So you can do all 3 cups as a meal, or 1.5 cups as a dessert after a meal. :)

    • says

      Do you mean protein powder? I don’t. The cottage cheese contributes the protein. But you CAN add protein powder or gelatin to add an additional boost of protein!

  3. Gladden Grace says

    I could’ve sworn that a while back, you mentioned that if you ate this whole thing, it was a light Crossover…..am I going crazy?

  4. Harry says

    Instead of choc, try Carnation Instant Breakfast pkg. Also 1/4 banana for sugar and creaminess.

    Alternatively, 1/3 avocado for banana

    • says

      Coconut flour is a different animal than almond flour. I haven’t tried it, but maybe ask on the THM groups to see if anyone else has tried subbing it for this?

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