Cocktails - All about bananas

Banana Shake: serves 2

1 ripe banana, chopped, juice of 1 orange, 1 teaspoon honey, 300ml full-fat milk, 8 ice cubes, ground cinnamon.

place the banana, orange juice, honey and milk in a food processor and process until smooth. Pour over ice into 2 tall glasses and sprinkle with cinnamon.
( substitute the bananas with mangos to make a mango shake, you may wish to leave out the honey if the mango is very sweet )

Carib Cream: serves 1

1 small banana, 1 measure lemon juice, 1 measure full-fat milk, crushed ice, 1 teaspoon finely chopped walnuts.

Place the banana, lemon juice and milk in a food processor with some crushed ice and process on maximum speed until smooth. Pour into a cocktail glass and sprinkle the chopped walnuts on top just before serving.

A. smoothie:

1 cup mango juice, 1 cup orange juice, 6 strawberries, stems removed, 1 banana, ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger, 1 (8-ounce) container of lemon yoghurt.

Place ingredients in a blender cup, blend until smooth and serve.


If you want to prevent your bananas from going brown, simply place them into a bowl & cover with Lemon Juice or Unsweetened Pineapple Juice for 2-3 minutes. This doesn't affect the taste in any way.

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