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Banana-coconut smoothie with palm sugar

This indulgent drink is more dessert than healthy snack. Add white rum and it's a cool summer cocktail.


Healthy breakfast or dessert? Banana coconut smoothie.
Healthy breakfast or dessert? Banana coconut smoothie. Photo: Edwina Pickles
  • 60g palm sugar
  • 60ml water
  • 250ml Kara coconut cream*
  • 300g banana or 2 large bananas
  • 300g ice
  • 1 tbsp lime juice

*Kara coconut cream is available in a Tetra Pak, and is recommended for desserts. Tinned coconut cream may be used.


Put palm sugar and water in a saucepan and stir to dissolve. Bring to the boil.

Allow to cool, then whizz with remaining ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.


Main ingredient:
Banana, Coconut
Modern Australian
Breakfast/Brunch, Snacks

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