Black Forest Smoothie

Chocolate and cherries combine to make the flavors of your favorite cake in this delicious smoothie recipe.

Black Forest Smoothie
Photo: Kelsey Hansen
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Soak Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
3 cups


  • 1 ½ cup purchased chocolate milk or Homemade Chocolate Milk*

  • ¼ cup regular rolled oats

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

  • 2 cup frozen pitted dark sweet cherries

  • 1 cup lightly packed fresh spinach

  • Fresh dark sweet cherries or chocolate-covered cherries

  • Grated semisweet chocolate


  1. In a blender combine the chocolate milk, rolled oats, and chia seeds. Let soak 15 minutes.

  2. Add 2 cups frozen cherries and the spinach to blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Serve topped with cherries and grated chocolate.

*Homemade Chocolate Milk:

Whisk together 1 1/2 cups milk and 1 1/2 to 3 Tbsp. chocolate-flavor syrup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

338 Calories
7g Fat
59g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 338
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 135mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 13.3mg 67%
Calcium 258mg 20%
Iron 2.6mg 14%
Potassium 424mg 9%
Folate, total 30.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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