You are here: Home » Recipes » California Date Shake California Date Shake Recipe by Our Cookbook CollectionKitchen Tested Yield 1 servings Prep 5 mins Cook 0 mins Dates add both flavor and texture to this unusual smoothie. PrintEmail Ingredients 10 dates, pitted3/4 cup vanilla frozen yogurt or ice cream1 cup 2 percent low-fat milk6 ice cubes Instructions Cut dates into small pieces. Put them in a blender with the frozen yogurt, millk and ice cubes. Blend until smooth. Pour into a tall glass and serve. Reprinted with permission from Joan Nathan’s New American Cooking (Alfred A. Knopf, 2005).