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Banana Milk Recipe – Tea Coffee & Drinks

Banana Milk is a healthy and fresh vanilla-flavored Korean milk drink loaded with nutrients and minerals. It is usually made with fresh ripe banana, milk, vanilla essence, and sweetener. The recipe I have shared here shows you how to make Banana Milk with easy step-by-step recipe instructions for you to try and enjoy at home.

I have also shared a detailed video of this recipe to show the process visually clear. This homemade Korean Banana Milk is one of the filling drinks that can be served with breakfast, snacks, or as a summer drink.

Banana Milk in a serving glass
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What is Banana Milk?

Banana Milk is a rich, healthy, and vanilla flavored milk drink. It is usually made with fresh ripe banana, milk, vanilla essence, and sweetener. This Homemade drink is loaded with nutrients, vitamins, and the energy that you needed for the rest of the day.

This Banana Milk is one of the popular drinks in Korea and it was introduced by the Korean Government to make their citizens drink milk. It also got famous across the globe for its unique fruit flavor. Asian people also enjoy adding this Banana Milk to tea as boba tea.

You may think is there any difference between the banana milkshake and banana milk? According to me, the taste, flavor, and texture of both drinks remain the same but the shakes are usually topped with whipped cream and this Banana Milk is consumed without it.

Ingredients

The ingredients you will need to make this Banana Milk are basic kitchen elements that should be easily available at most grocery stores. Let’s see what they are below.

  • Banana – Loaded with nutrients and antioxidants
  • Milk – I have used full fat cow milk, but you can also use dairy of your choice
  • Sweetener – Honey, maple syrup, brown sugar, coconut sugar, or any other sweetner of your choice
  • Vanilla Essence – Gives nice flavor and taste to your drink and you can aslo use dates for a different flavor

How to make Banana Milk?

The recipe I have shared here is homemade Banana Milk that is popular in Korea and across the globe. Even though I have used regular milk here, it can be easily customized to a vegan-friendly version. I have also shared some ideas to customize them to the vegan-friendly version in the tips section below.

Banana Milk in a serving glass

Following are the high-level instructions to make this drink but for detailed step-by-step instructions with photo and video, please check out the recipe card below.

  • Chop the Banana – Take a medium-sized ripe banana and chop it into small pieces
  • Add the Ingredients In a blender jar, add chopped banana, 1½ cup of milk, vanilla essence, and honey. You can also use almond milk or oat milk as a non-dairy option. And maple syrup instead of honey
  • Blend Close the lid and blend everything until it turns smooth (you can also add more milk or water to thin out the consistency)
  • Pour and Serve – Open the lid and pour it into the serving glasses. Feel free to add ice cubes if you need a chill refreshing drink. And now the delicious Banana Milk is ready for you to taste and enjoy. Serve this Healthy Banana Milk along with breakfast, quick snack, or as a summer drink

Tips

  • Taste and Flavor – Vanilla essence gives a mild sweet taste and vanilla flavor to your drink and you can also use dates for a different flavor
  • Milk Options – Even though I have used full fat cow milk for this recipe, feel free to use almond milk, oat milk, or coconut milk for vegan-friendly versions
  • Sweetener – I have used honey here and you can also use maple syrup, coconut sugar to other sweeteners of your choice
  • Serving – You can enjoy this drink as part of your breakfast, quick mid-day snack, or as a summer treat

Calories

This Banana Milk recipe that I have shared here contains 184 calories per serving and it is an estimation by the nutrition calculator. The calorie count may change if you change any of the ingredients. You could also find detailed nutritional information in the recipe card below.

Storage Suggestions

You can store this milk drink for 2 to 3 hours in the refrigerator in a closed mason jar. But I would recommend making it fresh and consuming it as fresh as possible.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this drink along with your breakfast, quick snack, or as a refreshing summer drink.

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📖 Recipe

Yield: 2 serving

Banana Milk

Banana Milk in a serving glass

Banana Milk is a healthy and fresh vanilla-flavored Korean milk drink loaded with nutrients and minerals. It is usually made with fresh ripe banana, milk, vanilla essence, and sweetener. This homemade Korean Banana Milk is one of the filling drinks that can be served with breakfast, snacks, or as a summer drink.

Prep Time
5 minutes

Total Time
5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 Banana

  • 1½ cup Milk (Almond or oat milk for vegan-friendly option)

  • ½ tsp Vanilla Essence

  • 1 tsp Honey or Maple Syrup

Notes

  1. Taste and Flavor – Vanilla essence gives a mild sweet taste and vanilla flavor to your drink and you can also use dates for a different flavor
  2. Milk Options – Even though I have used full fat cow milk for this recipe, feel free to use almond milk, oat milk, or coconut milk for vegan-friendly versions
  3. Sweetener – I have used honey here and you can also use maple syrup, coconut sugar to other sweeteners of your choice
  4. Serving – You can enjoy this drink as part of your breakfast, quick mid-day snack, or as a summer treat

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:

Calories: 184Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 88mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 2gSugar: 26gProtein: 7g

Disclaimer: Nutrition information comes from third-party apps and calculators. The information is purely an estimate and provided for information purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

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FAQ

What is Banana Milk?

Banana Milk is a rich, healthy, and vanilla flavored milk drink. It is usually made with fresh ripe banana, milk, vanilla essence, and sweetener. This Homemade drink is loaded with nutrients, vitamins, and the energy that you needed for the rest of the day.

Is Korean Banana Milk healthy?

Yes, it is one of the healthy drinks loaded with nutrients, antioxidants, and a good source of potassium, which may aid weight loss, improve heart health, etc.

Can I make this Vegan friendly?

Yes, you can swap the regular cow milk with almond milk, oat milk, and honey with maple syrup to enjoy a vegan-friendly version.

What are the calories in Banana Milk?

The recipe I have shared here contains 184 calories per serving and it is an estimation by the nutrition calculator. The calorie count may change if you change any of the ingredients. You could also find detailed nutritional information in the recipe card above.

I hope you enjoyed the recipe that I have shared here and I would love to hear from you on how it turned out for you. Please let me know.

If you have any other questions, feel free to post them in the comment section below and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Enjoy!

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