Try this creamy banana smoothie that is made with fresh bananas, cream, and orange juice. This quick and easy smoothie recipe is a great breakfast choice for a busy morning on the go.
It is an all-time favorite creamy smoothie recipe is a great choice for breakfast, brunch, or a mid afternoon snack.
This recipe is quick and easy and only takes a few minutes to whip up, which is good, because mornings can be a busy time of day.
You can also go ahead and make this breakfast drink the night before. Just refrigerate the blender container and give it a quick whip in the morning and it will be ready to serve.
Be sure to double the recipe, as your family will have this one disappearing quickly!
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2 scoops fine ice
2 small bananas
8 oz. heavy cream (or half and half)
1/4 cup orange juice
2 oz. simple syrup**(recipe follows)
Kitchen Equipment Needed
Step 1: In a blender combine the banana, cream, orange juice and simple syrup.
Step 2: Blend on high speed until frothy.
Step 3: Pour into a tall glass and garnish with a leftover banana slice, strawberry or orange wedge. A mint leaf or two will add color as well.
Step 4: Refrigerate any leftovers.
To make the simple syrup, combine equal portions of white granulated sugar and water in a small saucepan. Cook on low heat, stirring constantly until dissolved. Cool to room temperature for use. Refrigerate any leftovers.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: Makes approx. 4-10 ounce servings.