Monkey Lover’s Shake
You don't have a monkey around with lots of ingredients to blend together this cool beverage. It's smooth, creamy and gets its appealing tropical taste from bananas and orange juice concentrate.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1-1/4 cups milk
- 2 medium ripe bananas, sliced 1/4 inch thick and frozen
- 2 cups vanilla ice cream
- 1/3 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
- 2 to 3 tablespoons sugar
- 2 to 3 drops yellow food coloring, optional
- In a blender, combine all ingredients. Cover and process for 45 seconds or until smooth. Stir if necessary. Pour into glasses and serve.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 296 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 92mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Monkey Lover's Shake in Quick Cooking July/August 1999