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Vegan Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat: Strawberry Cheesecake

Today I made easy vegan dairy queen blizzards perfect for a hot beach day or your summer gatherings! This Strawberry Cheesecake blizzard treat is a vegan Dairy Queen copycat recipe that’s easy to make, and best of all, seriously delicious.

Feel free to share & print my recipe below to make your own Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake Blizzard! Or you can watch me on YouTube show you how to make it!

Vegan Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat: Strawberry Cheesecake

Related Recipe: Vegan Dairy Queen Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Blizzard

Hi, I’m Candice & welcome to The Edgy Veg! Where I try to veganize popular food for vegans, plant-based diets & people who are trying to eat more plants over… y’know the use of animals.

Do you remember being a kid and after soccer practice or just on a super hot day, going to Dairy Queen and getting your favourite flavoured blizzard? Mine was ALWAYS the Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup (with extra peanut butter cups). However, I also loved the Strawberry Shortcake blizzard!

So now that we’re an adult (and a vegan or aiming for a plant-based diet), who says we can’t still enjoy our favourite childhood treat?! 2 ingredients and 5 minute prep time to veganize a piece of your childhood, what more could you ask for?

Vegan Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat: Strawberry Cheesecake

How To Make: Vegan DQ Strawberry Shortcake Blizzard

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All you need for this recipe is 1 pint of dairy-free ice cream (I used So Delicious Very Vanilla Cashew milk, you could also make your own), 1 slice of vegan strawberry cheesecake (I used Daiya brand vegan cheesecake), and strawberry jam or strawberry sauce. I like cashew-based vegan ice creams rather than coconut based, but you can use whatever dairy-free ice cream you like best. You can also switch out the toppings and mix-ins to create your favourite flavour of vegan blizzard.

Vegan DQ Blizzard recipe

Recipe for Vegan Strawberry Shortcake Blizzard

The first thing that you want to do is roughly chop up your slice of cheesecake. Next, you want to soften the ice cream, you can add it to a food processor or blender, but I like the results best out of my stand mixer. Add the ice cream to the bowl and mix with the paddle attachment to soften it before adding toppings.

Once soft, you can add in the chunks of strawberry cheesecake and jam. Be careful not to over-mix, because you want a strawberry swirl, not melted strawberry ice cream. If you need to you can scrape down the sides of the mixer. Scoop into your cup/bowl of choice, flip upside down for DQ authenticity, and enjoy your thick, chunky, ice cream treat.


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Vegan Dairy Queen Blizzard Treat: Strawberry Cheesecake
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This vegan Dairy Queen Strawberry Cheesecake Blizzard copycat recipe is easy to make, and best of all, seriously delicious. Making it perfect for your vegan summer party or potluck. 3 ingredients and 5 minute prep time to veganize a piece of your childhood, what more could you need in the summertime?
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 2 blizzards
  1. Roughly chop a slice of dairy-free strawberry cheesecake into small pieces
  2. Add ice cream to the bowl of a stand mixer
  3. Mix ice cream with paddle attachment until softened
  4. Add cheesecake pieces
  5. Mix to incorporate toppings into ice cream
  6. Add strawberry jam or strawberry sauce
  7. Mix just to create a swirl, but not fully incorporate
  8. Scoop into cup or bowl


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