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Licuado de Platano (Banana Milkshake)

You’re going to love this delicious licuado de platano (banana milkshake).

It’s healthy, delicious and best of all super easy to make!

So if you have some ripe bananas sitting around that you don’t know what to do with, you should totally make this licuado.

licuado de platano in a glass

Me and my family are absolutely obsessed with banana milkshakes.

They are just too delicious!

I tend to buy a lot of bananas.

Along with some leftover atole de avena they are a quick and easy breakfast.

Eventually they end up getting brown spots and that’s when they get made into a licuado.

The more brown spots they have on them the better for this recipe.

Ripe bananas are naturally sweet so the sugar in this recipe is totally optional.

I tend to like my shakes just a tad bit sweeter so I add a bit of sugar.

You most likely already have all the ingredients needed to make this shake in your kitchen.

All you need is ground cinnamon, Mexican vanilla blend, milk, sugar and of course bananas.

banana shake ingredients

How to make a licuado de platano

Peel the bananas and break them off into pieces and add to the blender.

pieces of bananas in a blender

Then add the cinnamon, vanilla, sugar and milk.

banana milkshake ingredients in a blender

Then blend the ingredients for about a minute or until smooth.

licuado de platano in a blender

This will make enough for four small glasses or two tall glasses.

I make this a lot for my kids and nephew so I usually serve it in four small glasses.

One is for me. I always end up wanting more though.

I like adding a bit more of ground cinnamon to the shake after serving.

It looks pretty that way don’t you think?

banana milkshake

If you like banana milkshakes then you’ll most definitely enjoy my banana agua fresca.

Agua frescas are especially great during the hot summer months.

I really hope you enjoy this easy and yummy recipe.

If you give it a try let me know what you think.

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Licuado de Platano

Licuado de platano (banana milkshake) is a delicious and easy recipe you can have for breakfast or even dessert.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword banana milkshake, licuado de platano
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 182 kcal
Author carissa


  • 2 bananas
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla blend
  • 4 tsp sugar optional
  • 3 cups milk


  1. Peel the bananas then break them into chunks and place in the blender

  2. Add cinnamon, vanilla, sugar and milk.

  3. Blend the ingredients until smooth. This will take about 45 seconds to a minute.

  4. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Licuado de Platano
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 18mg6%
Sodium 79mg3%
Potassium 453mg13%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 334IU7%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 210mg21%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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