10 Easy Smoothies That Taste Like Dessert

Photo: Courtesy of How Sweet It Is.
Much like relationships, desserts can be very sweet. But, they can also be very complicated. Because not everyone has the time (or baking skills) to make a cake, let alone a batch of freshly churned homemade ice cream. And that is exactly why we're beginning a campaign for all the lazy sweets lovers out there to replace dessert with smoothies that taste like dessert (see what we did there?)

Smoothies are a much simpler, affordable approach to crafting a homemade treat on the fly. With very limited ingredients and time spent, you can whip up a decadent drinkable version of your favorite cake, cookie, muffin, or even ice cream. All you'll need is a blending apparatus, some frozen fruit, your liquid of choice, and a few spices depending upon your flavor of choice.

So read on for the fast and easy approach to smoothie-fying ten complicated dessert recipes.
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Photo: Courtesy of How Sweet It Is.
Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
You had us at double chocolate.
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Photo: Courtesy of Gimme Some Oven.
Cherry Pie Smoothie
We're confidently assuming that Warrant's 90's hit "Cherry Pie" was an ode not to a girl, but to this smoothie.
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Photo: Courtesy of Damn Delicious.
Tropical Smoothie With Tapioca Pearls
What better way to self-care than by treating your tastebuds to a tropical trip?
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Blueberry Muffin Smoothie
Why bake a batch of muffins when you can just blend oats and frozen blueberries into this majestic mix?
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Photo: Courtesy of One Lovely Life.
Pineapple Coconut Lime Smoothie
Nothing like a frosty glass of Key lime pie to start the morning.
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Photo: Courtesy of Desserts with Benefits.
Red Velvet Smoothie
We'd never guess that this decadent smoothie is made with — gasp — beets!
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Photo: Courtesy of Gimme Some Oven.
Apple Pie Smoothie
Sweetened naturally with dates, this apple pie smoothie tastes like a slice from that pie you never got around to making.
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Photo: Courtesy of Pinch of Yum.
Carrot Cake Smoothie Bowl
Be prepared to have your mind blown — seriously, this smoothie tastes just like the cake.
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Photo: Courtesy of Gimme Some Oven.
Banana Bread Smoothie
The key to perfect banana bread AND banana bread smoothies? Over ripe 'nanners (just be sure to freeze them once their hit their peak).
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Photo: Courtesy of Jessica In The Kitchen.
Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie
Mint, spinach, and cacao nibs (plus a touch of maple syrup) make this smoothie rival your favorite frozen scoops.
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