Banana Cardamom Milkshake
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Jaime M. October 4, 2011
I tried your recipe last week with my friends and they all loved it, thanks a lot for the recipe, I myself am a cardamom grower/importer from colombia, and I'm particularly impressed at how the uses of cardamom have expanded through out the globe.
[email protected] June 27, 2011
Sounds absolutely delish. Loving Antonia's devotion to the recipe too! I also am not fond of banana (although it's more of a texture thing) but my love for cardamom compels me to try this.I always put a pod or two in my stovetop espresso pot when I need an extra lift. Cardamom is thermogenic too, meaning it raises our metabolism, promoting fat- burning. Not sure if that principle applies to milkshakes, however...
chefsgardens June 26, 2011
I read this and immediatley was inspired to whip it up! Mmmm. Coincidence that I made a similar one yesterday: with Greek yogurt, honey, water & cinnamon. This time, used the yogurt, honey, milk & cardamon -- LOVE the gingery taste of the cardamon w lime. Thank you!
AntoniaJames June 22, 2011
I made another one today, having frozen the banana (peeled, in chunks). Even better (colder). I used the juice of a whole lime, instead of half, as well. Looking forward to playing around with this a bit. Wondering what other spices might do well here. ;o)
AntoniaJames June 22, 2011
Yes, that's true. I'm not wild about bananas in general because they invariably seem too sweet, so the lime + yogurt bring them around nicely. ;o)
Jestei June 22, 2011
i have been barely able to work today, thinking about this.
AntoniaJames June 21, 2011
I made one of these today for lunch, using homemade vanilla frozen yogurt, instead of ice cream. Sensational! Simply perfect on this hottest day of the year. I like the idea of freezing the banana. I think I'll try it that way tomorrow! ;o)
STC June 21, 2011
I would have frozen the bananas before I put them in my Vita Mix! I love cardamon and this shake sounds oh so refreshing. Thank you for the recipe.
Yeah, that's another surefire technique. I kind of liked that this shake was more milky than slushy, though -- a nice change.
Burnt O. June 21, 2011
Ohhhh - poor pumpkin! That's quite a goose egg he's sporting. Glad Aunt Merrill could provide a magic tonic.
aargersi June 21, 2011
Milkshake looks yum - poor kid's noggin looks like it hurts!!!
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