Banana smoothie, how to prepare a delicious homemade one

Banana smoothie and Smoothies-shaped drinks are a perfect option to enjoy fruit. For this banana smoothie we have the best bananas for a smoothie are those that are at their optimum point of ripeness, let’s say that we will use the bananas that we would not eat as a piece of fruit on their own.

In our case, we are not going to add sugar since the banana is sweet enough and with the milk it makes a very nice smoothie without having to add any sweetener.

As for milk, we have used whole milk, more creamy. If you want a lighter shake you can use semi or skimmed milk. Milk could also be replaced by some vegetable drink.

The third ingredient in this smoothie is cinnamon powder, added only at the end, but if you like it a lot, you can add it to the smoothie before blending the milk with the banana.

If you like very cold shakes, you have several options: add ice when blending, put the shake in the fridge for a few hours before drinking it or apply the following; A trick to take advantage of ripe bananas is to freeze them already cut and use them directly, without defrosting, to prepare this very fresh banana smoothie at any time.

recipe information

    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • cooking time: 5 minutes
    • total time: 10 minutes
    • rations: 4
    • Category: drinks
    • type of cuisine: Spanish
    • Calories per serving (kcal):108

Ingredients for the banana smoothie for 4 people

    • 4 ripe bananas
    • 1 liter of whole milk
    • A teaspoon of cinnamon powder
Banana Smoothie Ingredientssofia de la torre

How to make a banana smoothie

We start by peeling and cutting 4 bananas into slices. We will try that the banana pieces are not too large to be able to crush the smoothie more easily.

Cut Banana Banana Smoothiesofia de la torre

We take the sliced ​​banana to a glass blender. If you do not have this type of blender, you can use the hand blender. We pour a liter of whole milk and crush everything very well so that it is without lumps. Optionally, we can add a little cinnamon in this step.

Pouring milk smoothie from bananasofia de la torre

If we like the smoothie cold, we will take it to the fridge for an hour. Finally, we serve the banana smoothie with a little cinnamon powder.

Banana smoothie close up photosofia de la torre

Easy preparation summary

    1. Peel and cut the plantains
    1. Blend the already cut bananas with the milk until there are no lumps
    1. Place in the fridge for an hour (optional), and serve with a little cinnamon powder