Easy Keto and Low Carb Cotton Candy Protein Shake

This easy keto and low carb cotton candy protein shake is creamy, healthy, refreshing, and so delicious. It is made using just three ingredients, and is a healthy alternative to the dessert we all know and love, so you can eat your cotton candy through a protein shake in a healthy way, for up to twice a day! This shake is vegan, gluten-free, low in carbs, and high protein- and can be whipped up in less than five minutes. Read on below on how this easy vanilla milkshake recipe is suitable for keto- and how paired with Protein Milkshake will help you meet your weight loss goals. 


If you are on a low-carb and keto diet you may be resisting your favorite foods as they are not keto or low carb friendly. What if we told you there was a way where you could enjoy your favorite snacks and desserts without the restrictions and helps you with weight loss mantinence? In this low carb recipe, we turned a sugary and unhealthy creation, cotton candy, into an easy low-carb and keto protein milkshake recipe that is high in protein and only consists of 4 grams of carbs to stay in line with your keto and low carb diet. This protein shake is also made with the best keto-friendly organic premium whey protein powder that can also act as a low carb meal replacement to assist in jumpstarting your mornings.  Curb your cravings today with this easy keto cotton candy shake-  made with all natural and organic ingredients  to maintain a healthier, happier you during your weight loss journey. 



Yes you can- in fact it is recommended to increase your protein intake, especially if you are trying to lose weight. The important step to this is making sure you choose a protein powder that is high protein, and low in sugar content and carbs. Protein Milkshake is optimal for your health journey as it is the number one recommended protein powder for weight loss by doctors and nutritionists. 

Are protein shakes healthy to drink everyday?

Absolutely- in fact it is encouraged if you are looking to lose weight as long as you are using a protein powder that is suitable for weight loss. Protein Milkshake is the best weight loss protein powder for women as it contains ingredients designed to help you lose weight. Protein Milkshake can also be used as a meal replacement for two shakes a day as a weight loss drink or weight loss smoothie as it contains 22 grams of protein, which is vital in ensuring you meet your nutritional needs while on your weight loss journey. 

Are protein shakes good for weight loss?

Protein shakes using Protein Milkshake are great for weight loss as it contains healthy ingredients that are designed to curb your cravings and keep you full longer. Protein Milkshake can be used as a meal replacement twice a day, which will give you more than 75% of the recommended protein intake in either versions of the vegan protein powder or organic grass fed whey protein powder alone- the nutritional value of your keto protein smoothie will only go up once you add in your choice of milk and other ingredients. Experience. metabolism boost and never go hungry again with two protein shakes a day. 

Is it OK to replace one meal a day with a protein shake?

Absolutely- substituting a protein smoothie for one or more meals a day (up to two meals using Protein Milkshake) per day can help ensure you are getting the necessary nutrition while keeping your calorie count down as the protein shakes are low calorie, low carb, and low fat!



  • This recipe only calls for just three ingredients plus ice- and you got yourself a taste of cotton candy bliss in less than five minutes. 
  • Includes twenty-two grams of protein to leave you full and satisfied for hours. 
  • Is low calorie, low carb, and nutrient-enriched- created with the perfect vanilla milkshake recipe base.
  • Is recommended by doctors and nutritionists alike as a suitable weight loss drink and weight loss smoothie designed to assist in shedding the pounds in a healthy way! 


How is this cotton candy protein shake healthy?

This sugar donut protein shake is healthy as it contains no additives or unnatural ingredients- the protein powder used in the base is vegan- however, you can sub for the original natural grass-fed whey protein here

How Easy Is This Low Carb Cotton Candy Shake Recipe To Make?

This protein shake recipe takes less than five minutes to whip up, using ingredients you can find in your pantry and fridge and Vegan Cupcake Batter Protein Milkshake to provide the protein nutritional content you need. All that is left is to combine all the ingredients in a blender and blend- for an easy and hassle free keto protein shake that can be enjoyed twice a day for maxnium nutritional value!

What kind of protein powder will work in this protein shake to make it low carb and keto?

Two key requirements for a low carb and keto protein shake is that it must be low in carbs and have a high protein content. We recommend using Protein Milkshake as each serving of Protein Milkshake boasts 22 grams of protein and between 3-4 grams of carbs. This cotton candy protein shake recipe includes four grams of carbs, and has the added benefit of being sugar-free, gluten-free, and sweetened with all natural stevia.


You need the following ingredients to make this smoothie (the exact measurements are in the recipe card below):

  • Plant Milk – We recommend almond milk for a boost in flavor, however dairy milk can also be used, just keep in mind to include the caloric surplus incurred in the nutritional value as it will increase.
  •  Protein Milkshake – Provides the protein nutritional content in this vanilla protein shake- contains 22 grams of protein for fuel to jumpstart your day. 
  • Cotton Candy Essence– Just a drop of cotton candy essence locks in the flavor of the cotton candy.


We recommend using Protein Milkshake as it is the best protein powder for weight loss- made with you in mind, Protein Milkshake contains all natural and organic ingredients. It is suitable for keto and low carb diets as it is low in carbs, high in protein, and contains only naturally derived stevia- to ensure what you put in your body is optimal for your health.

Easy Keto and Low Carb Cotton Candy Protein Shake Recipe  



  1. Add Protein Milkshake Cupcake Batter protein powder, plant milk, and cotton candy essence to a blender and blend until smooth.

  2. Optional: Pour into a glass and top with whipped cream and enjoy!

Blend until smooth and enjoy!


Featured Ingredient
Vegan Cupcake Batter Protein Powder

Keto and Low Carb Cotton Candy Protein Shake Nutrition

Protein: 22g

Carbs: 5g

Calories: 170

Fat: 4g


What can I put in my protein shake to make it taste better?

We crafted this easy cotton candy protein shake to taste great by itself- however you can always modify to your taste. Great additions include natural sweetener (honey, agave, or pure maple syrup) or fruit such as strawberries, bananas.

Can I make this low carb and keto protein shake ahead of time?

While we recommend preparing right before consumption for optimal freshness, this cotton candy milkshake can be prepped up to two hours prior to consumption. 

Can I store this healthy keto vanilla protein shake in the fridge?

While it is best to be enjoyed once made, this cotton candy protein shake recipe can be stored in the fridge for between two to four hours.


If you loved this recipe, here are a few more recommended recipes:

1) Keto-Friendly Cupcake Shake 

2) Keto Strawberry Shake 

3) Low Carb Caramel Cake 

4) Organic Low Carb Raspberry Eclair Shake 


If you try this keto cupcake protein shake recipe, be sure to leave a comment  letting us know how it turns out! Your feedback is so helpful here at Protein Milkshake and for other Protein Milkshake readers who are looking for keto-friendly shakes designed for weight loss and easy mainenence! 

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