"This smooth and creamy beverage tastes just like a banana split," promises Darlene Brenden of Salem, Oregon. "It's easy to blend together and not too sweet, so it's great anytime of day. It's also a delicious way to get kids to eat fruit."
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- 2 medium ripe bananas
- 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
- 1-1/2 cups milk
- 1/2 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened sliced strawberries
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 5 ice cubes
- Whipped topping, chocolate syrup and maraschino cherries
- In a blender, combine the first five ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Gradually add ice, blending until slushy. Pour into chilled glasses. Garnish with whipped topping, chocolate syrup and cherries. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Banana Split Smoothies in Quick Cooking March/April 2002, p38
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Reviewed May. 28, 2011
"The flavors didn't blend well. All I could tast was the banana, the pineapple added no taste at all and it wasn't sweet at all."
Reviewed May. 20, 2009
"This recipe was delicious. I only used a cup of milk and it still turned out great."