Strawberry Banana Milkshake

  • Strawberries - 7 to 8
  • Banana - 1
  • Vanilla essence - 1/2 tsp
  • Milk (cold) - 3 cups
  • Sugar - 1/4 cup
  • Ice cream - few scoops (vanilla or strawberry flavour)
How to make it:

Blend all the above ingredients in a blender with some ice cream. Pour onto a glass and top with more ice cream. Serve!

This is for my event "Refreshing Drinks for Summer", the last date for sending the entries is 30th April.
The umbrella here is a hand made one. Wanna know how to make it?? Check out my new crafts blog.

Mixed Fruit Jam

This can be made with those fruits available for the season. Its not a must to use all of them. Choose at least 3 types of fruits for better taste.

  • Banana -1
  • Fruits - grapes, apple, strawberry, pineapple etc.,
  • Sugar - as required
  • Citric powder - a pinch (preservative)
How to make it:

Mash bananas. Grind each fruit separately in a blender. For every cup of ground mixture, add 3/4 cup of sugar. Cook on medium heat in a heavy bottom pan until it becomes thick (Dip a scissor inside and when released, it should form a thin line). Add a pinch of citric if making in large quantities.

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40 Responses
  1. Pooja Says:

    Lovely post Anu..Yummy shake and jam..Looking for the recipe of mixed fruit jam for a while..will try this dear..

  2. FH Says:

    Cocktail umbrellas, love them. Jam looks yum! :)

  3. Unknown Says:

    Nice post.. looks tempting & delicious...

  4. Finla Says:

    Love the colour and looks yumm.

  5. Vishali Says:

    Both shake and the jam look yum Anu.

  6. Ashwini Says:

    Both looks yum and nice color of the jam.

  7. sathya Says:

    Lovely shake and jam anu. Love the pictures.

  8. Parita Says:

    Milkshake looks yummy..nice umbrellas, jam too looks delicious :)

  9. Amazing pics... The jam is so delectable and so is the milkshake... So comfoting...

  10. Looks lovely Anu! Have to try the jam sometime...

  11. Chutneytales Says:

    The umbrella looks cute! Lovely drink..
    I like the jam recipe too!

  12. Loved ur umbrella as well as Jam..yummy

  13. Nice drink Anu, I love strawberry and banana milkshake, sometimes I even add some apple juice while bledning instead of sugar. Yummy jam..I should try it soon :)

  14. jam looks so good. and so is the milkshake. umbrella is cute.

  15. Cham Says:

    Jam is looking good and the shake tasty!

  16. r yum..esply the shake..slurp..:)

  17. Manju Says:

    i made a strawberry-banana smoothie for breakfast yesterday!! love it!

    the jam looks delicious!

  18. Priya Suresh Says:

    Delicious shake and yummy jam...both looks delicious!

  19. Priya Sriram Says:

    Milkshake looks sooo cute, very nice presentation Anu! Jam looks yummy too! :)

  20. Vibaas Says:

    love the milkshake with icecream :) jam is yummy too.

  21. Uma Says:

    that little umbrella looks so pretty! Milkshake and jam are so mouth-watering Anu! Nice entries :)

  22. Sum Raj Says:

    both look superb and nice..

  23. veena Says:

    Anu ...
    Strawberry banana son love it .......After seeing ur pic he is asking me to make .. :)great clicks too..

  24. Unknown Says:

    Very refreshing,like the cute umbrella craft:)

  25. Hey Anu nice drink...refreshing...
    btw i love your new template...very nice

  26. Yummy and delicious milkshake.

  27. Archy Says:

    nice tempting pic Anu !!

  28. Anu Says:

    Lovely juice and jam. Umbrella looks too cute:)

  29. lubnakarim06 Says:

    Wow shake looks scrummy.......Jam looks gr8!

  30. gtyuk Says:

    looks rosy rich fruity,and delicious!

  31. miss v Says:

    yum! i want to gulp that down right now!

  32. Lovely post and good presentation too... yummy

  33. lissie Says:

    Super cool milkshake...yummy mixed fruit jam!

  34. Awesome Pics...yummy Jam.. the umbrellas looks pretty :)

  35. Laavanya Says:

    Strawberry Banana is a much-loved combination at home...
    I love the mixed fruit jam... can't wait to try sometime.

  36. yummy ost anu. Would love to have the shake right now. A cool summer treat. The jam is bookmarked have to try a jam recipe(thats a new one for me).

  37. Chitra Says:

    lovely post anu, kids will sure love this:)umbrella looks cute!!

  38. vidhas Says:

    Yummy post Anu. Both milk shake and jam sounds great.

  39. Durian Jam Says:

    The jam looks pretty good. Have you tried making any different variations of milkshakes?