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Banana Milk Drink Recipe

Banana Milk Drink Recipe

WHEN MONEY was short and times were tough, my mother still made this treat for us. We thought it was happiness in a glass. I recall running home from school, hoping to find this delicious drink ready for me. I made it often for my own children, and I still mix it up today...but now I like to call it nostalgia in a glass. -Jeanne Brown, Buffalo, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large ripe banana
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash ground cinnamon, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place the first four ingredients in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Pour into glasses; sprinkle with cinnamon if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One serving (prepared with fat-free milk and 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar) equals 120 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 66 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk.