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Susu Kurma: Date Milkshake

Susu Kurma: Date Milkshake

  • Author: Nunuk Sri Rahayu
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: Indonesian
  • Diet: Vegetarian


Susu kurma, or date milkshake, is a popular cafe drink in Indonesia. It’s packed with the rich nutrients of dates and milk, is rich and tasty, and is super easy to make.


  • 15 pieces dates, pitted
  • 500 ml milk
  • Drinking water for soaking


  1. Soaked the pitted dates in drinking water (just enough to cover the dates) overnight.

    Soak the dates overnight

  2. Put the soaked dates (including the water) and milk in a blender, and then blend it until smooth.

    Blend the dates, water and milk

  3. Transfer the drink to a serving glass, add some ice cubes if you prefer and serve! 

    Serve the drink hot or cold


  • If using soft dates, the soaking time can be reduced to a few hours instead of overnight.
  • Additional fruit such as banana can also be added. 

Keywords: Quick and Easy, Healthy, Common ingredients