Avocado-Mint Shake

Avocado-Mint Shake
Avocado-Mint Shake
This chilly treat is an adaptation of one served at the Royale Eatery, a burger and shake shop in Cape Town, South Africa. A simple purée of avocado, ice cream, mint leaves, and ice, it's sweet, rich, and dense enough to stand a spoon in. Get the recipe for Avocado-Mint Shake »Laura Sant

This chilly treat is an adaptation of one served at the Royale Eatery, a burger and shake shop in Cape Town, South Africa. A simple purée of avocado, ice cream, mint leaves, and ice, it's sweet, rich, and dense enough to stand a spoon in. For a thinner drink, add an additional half cup of ice cubes. This recipe first appeared with Seánan Forbes' web-exclusive story Cape Town Classic.

Avocado-Mint Shake
This chilly treat is an adaptation of one served at the Royale Eatery, a burger and shake shop in Cape Town, South Africa. A simple purée of avocado, ice cream, mint leaves, and ice, it's sweet, rich, and dense enough to stand a spoon in. For a thinner drink, add an additional half cup of ice cubes. This recipe first appeared with Seánan Forbes' web-exclusive story Cape Town Classic.
Yield: serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 15 mint leaves, preferably spearmint, plus more for garnish
  • 1 small Hass avocado, pitted and peeled

Instructions

  1. Purée ice cream, mint, the avocado, and 1 cup ice in a blender until smooth; pour into glasses. Garnish with remaining mint leaves.