Spiced Banana Licuado

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Redneck Epicurean

This recipe came from a friend in my gourmet class from college. We did a beverage unit and we were to make a family favorite. She was from the southwest and her dad's family was from Mexico. I had never heard the word "licuado" used in a recipe before. I enjoyed the drink, but haven't made it in a while.

Top Review by skb289

This had a really nice, light flavor to it. I used two cups of unsweetened almond milk instead of regular milk to make it vegan and instead of using 1/4 cup of ice cubes and 1/2 cup banana, i just used an entire medium sized frozen banana, which enhanced the banana flavor and chilled the drink.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a blender, combine chilled milk, cinnamon, ground cloves, and ground nutmeg.
  2. Add banana chunks, ice cubes, and brown sugar.
  3. Whirl until smooth.

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