French Vanilla Shake

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low sodium

French Vanilla Shake


5 1/2 cups (1.3 l)

Total Time:

6 Minutes





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  • 4 cups (544 g) vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups (420 ml) milk


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.

As a non-dairy alternative, use soy milk and soy ice cream. For recipe variation, add 2 tablespoons (37 g) malted milk powder for a French Vanilla Malt.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 cup (240 ml)

Amount Per Serving

Calories 270
Total Fat 16 g
Saturated Fat 9 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 85 mg
Total Carbohydrate 26 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 24 g
Protein 7 g