Sunday, March 4, 2012

An awesome milkshake called Monkey Business

A couple of years ago when we were in Hong Kong, we had dinner a couple of times at BLT located at Tsim Sha Tsui. I found this place a little pricey but the set up was lovely and the food was good. Altogether a great dinning experience. We'd usually have a milk shake with our burgers and a side of fries or onion rings. When it comes to milkshakes, I tend to lean towards fresh fruity ones while my husband prefers something chocolatey. We tried out a few of their amazing concoctions and loved every one of them. I miss those kind of milk shakes and so I figured I might as well try and replicate them at home. I mean, its a milk shake! It can't be that hard. Right? And you know what, I was right. My first attempt was to replicate this milk shake called Monkey Business - fun name, don't you think? You can't go wrong with chocolate, bananas and peanut butter. Thats right! With a few basic ingredients on hand, you can treat yourself to this delicious shake in minutes.


Monkey Business


1 cup approx. chocolate ice cream
1 ripe banana
2 tbsp peanut butter

Blitz everything in a blender until smooth. Taste and adjust the flavors to your liking. Serve in a glass

I used some chocolate sprinkles and a chocolate wafer to dress it up.


This recipe is linked to -
This Week's Cravings
Sweets for a Saturday
Mix it up Monday
My Meatless Mondays
Recipe Sharing Monday
Just Another Meatless Monday
Mangia Mondays
Crazy Sweet Tuesday
Tempt My Tummy Tuesday

17 comments:

  1. Simply tempting and delicious looking milkshake. Wonderfully prepared.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  2. Looks and sounds delicious! I'd love for you to share this at Mix it up Monday:

    http://flourmewithlove.blogspot.com/2012/03/mix-it-up-monday.html

    I hope to see you soon:)

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    1. Thanks for the invite Lisa, I've linked up. Your linky party looks wonderful, I'm going over to check out the other entries!

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    2. Thank you so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday and I hope you'll stop back soon :)

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  3. We love milkshakes and this is a flavor combo we haven't tried before. The sprinkles on top are a fun touch.

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    1. Thanks Cathy, I hope you enjoy it!

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  4. My daughter would go crazy over this milkshake. All of those things are her favorite ingredients and every time I use them she eats every bite.

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    1. She sure has good taste Elsa, thanks for stopping by and enjoy the milkshake!!!

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  5. It has all the right ingredients to be a winner in my family Trisha!

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    1. Thanks Katerina, I hope you enjoy it!

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  6. Delicious! PB, banana, and chocolate are so good together.

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    1. I agree Dorothy, thanks for stopping by!

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