Caramelized Banana Milk Shake

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 This recipe is pretty easy. Adding fruit to a milkshake is common. But what makes this recipe different is that we brown the bananas in a skillet before adding them. Caramelizing the natural sugars in the bananas and gives a kick to this milk shake. 

   Ingredients

         1 Big Ripen Banana
         1 Tbsp of Brown or White Sugar
         A Pinch of Cinnamon Powder
         1 Tsp of Butter
         1 Cup of Milk
         1/4 Cup of Ice Cream(opt)
         2 Walnuts
         2 Cashews

  Method

  • Cut banana in lengthwise. In skillet over medium heat, melt butter. 
  • Add bananas,  reduce heat to low and cook 4 mins. Sprinkle in brown or white sugar and stir until evenly browned. Use spatula to turn bananas and let it turn to brown on other side for 3 mins. Remove skillet from heat and let it cool 15 mins. 
  • Once cooled, use spatula to scrape bananas and caramelized bits in the skillet into a blender. Add milk, ice cream(opt) walnuts, cashews, cinnamon and salt. Blend it until very smooth.
  • Pour your milkshake in glass and keep it in refrigerator for 1/2 hr.
  • Hope you enjoy ice cold shake by watching TV.

  Tips

  • Adjust the sugar according to your taste.
  • Adding nuts and ice cream is optional.
  • Adding Cinnamon to shake controls blood glucose level.

  Health Benefits of Banana

  • The B6 in bananas acts as an anti-inflammatory agent that helps ward off cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes, as well as obesity.
  • The high amounts of potassium in bananas (over 13% of the RDA) can lower one’s blood pressure

        

      

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