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Miller, you have yourself a very fine drink here! Super easy to prepare and for my first time experience using malt (Horlicks) I was pleased with the outcome. The only thing I would emphasize as you did was that the milk be ICE COLD! I think that this is very important to the success of the recipe. I would almost go as far as to suggest semi-freezing the milk to a "slush" state to insure that cold frothy refreshing quench of thirst. Once again Miller, a very tasty drink, I'm submitting a photo in gratitude.

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HOUSEMANAGER (Charlene) August 20, 2002

OMG Miller, this is DYNAMITE!! I had all the ingredients on hand and just made me a batch of this. I already drank one glass and right now I am on the second glass. This has me licking my lips for more. Great taste and very flavorful too.

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Dana-MMH August 02, 2002

After childhood, only today I've had 'Ovaltine' and slipped back into those wonderful days I enjoyed as a kid. Thank You to U for this recipe. It was really nice, and like has been said, the milk really got to be 'ice cold' for this smoothie. I could have just 1 glass of this as it was really filling but really yummy all the same. I think its good for a quick lunch on its own for college students or those who can't spend hours in front of the gas stove. This was great! Thank U!

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Charishma_Ramchandani August 21, 2002

With thanks to Chef Miller for sending me a jar of Horlicks, I'm now in a position to add my positive comments here. What a terrific drink! I have made this a few times now, and must emphasize the need for cold ingredients. In fact, I have found that using a frozen banana (the riper, the better), cut in chunks, makes this drink absolutely perfect! I also have stuck my blender container in the fridge, in an effort to keep the ingredients cold while I made the drink. Other than freezing the banana, I made no changes to this recipe -- which is both fast and easy to prepare. I use 1% milk in this, which drastically alters the nutritional info showing for this recipe (which must be based on fullfat milk, I'm guessing).

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Lennie November 09, 2002

This was absolutely yummy - a real breakfast treat. I cut the malted milk powder to about 2 tbsp and added a couple more icecubes. This gave it a more mild flavor, which was more to my liking. I ended up having this for breakfast every day last week, and it kept me full till lunch! Oh, and the riper the banana, the better the flavor.

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Leaceae August 26, 2002

Thanks for posting this one.... I agree too that the milk must be icy cold, and next time will do as Charlene suggested & semi freeze the milk first. I made two batches, one with non fat milk & one with lite soy milk, and used a little less brown sugar, (personal taste) and both were great. Cheers, JenT

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Jen T August 23, 2002

Ohhh I'm so glad I found this! I had some ripe banana's and was looking for a good banana smoothie recipe...well i found it! Shocked I had all the ingredients but I did and this will be made over and over again in my house:) My 18 mth old loved it as well which is a bonus! Thanks! Followed the recipe to a T & used whole milk. Its the good stuff:)

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Ang11002 February 21, 2005

I got a smoothie maker for Christmas and I just had to try this. It's pretty good! I used Ovaltine chocolate and added one scoop of fat free, no sugar added vanilla frozen yogurt.

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diannejm December 28, 2004

I made this for breakfast and it was awesome! I used Ovaltine because I love it! I love the idea of drinking something so healthful yet so delicious! Much better than a a canned health shake! I think I will make this a regular quick breakfast drink when I am on the run! Thanks

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Little Bee October 18, 2004

Yummy!!!!!!This is the best home-made smoothie I've tasted so far, but beware it's addictive ;)!

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-Sylvie- October 18, 2004
Horlicks Banana Smoothie