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Dulce De Leche and Banana Smoothie Dulce De Leche and Banana Smoothie ingredients Dulce De Leche and Banana Smoothie Happy Summer!! Yay! We’re celebrating with this super simple smoothie because it’s delicious and sometimes you just want a smoothie thats more like a tasty treat then anything else. Healthy, fresh fruit smoothies are delicious yes, but every now and then we crave something a little more decadent and a little more “treat-like”. The dulce de leche does the trick in this smoothie. It adds a delicious, creamy flavor to the smoothie and incorporates just the right amount of thickness. We love using Almond Breeze almond milk in smoothies to replace our dairy milk, because it adds a subtle nutty flavor that is complemented by the crushed almonds we use to finish the drink.

If you prefer more of a milkshake type of drink, feel free to freeze half the almond milk in ice cube trays and use that to replace at least 1 cup of almond milk. It requires a little more work, but could be totally worth it during the hot summer months ahead of us!

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Dulce De Leche and Banana Smoothie
Makes 2 (~12 ounces each)

1 medium frozen banana, cut in half
2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons dulce de leche OR 1 recipe cajeta
2 1/2 cups Almond Breeze unsweetened almond milk
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
pinch of sea salt
lightly toasted and crushed almonds

1. Place all ingredients into the well of a blender and blend until smooth. Add more milk or dulce de leche depending on thickness preference and blend again until smooth.
2. Finish each smoothie with a small sprinkle of crushed almonds and serve immediately.



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  1. Kati Not Specified Not Specified

    Funny coincidence but I just bought two Almond Breeze cartons today. So now I know what I will be doing for breakfast tomorrow morning.

  2. Caitlin Not Specified Not Specified

    I loveeee dulce de leche. This sounds like a healthy milkshake to me and I’m on board!

  3. Maria cecilia Not Specified Not Specified

    I am used to do dulce de leche with 1 liter of milk and 250 grams of sugar placed on a pot stirring almost constantly for about 50 minutes and you’ll obtain something absolutely DELICIOUS!!!!

  4. Medha @ Whisk & Shout Not Specified Not Specified

    Lovely! I’m obsessed with Almond Breeze… I always have at least 2 cartons on standby :)

  5. Arianne Not Specified Not Specified

    that looks yummy… I want one of those straws so bad!

  6. Millie l Add A Little Not Specified Not Specified

    Yum! This looks so delicious- love the almonds on top!

  7. Elyse Not Specified Not Specified

    Your recipes make me hungry and excited all at the same time

  8. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar Not Specified Not Specified

    Such a fun flavour combo! Love this!

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  10. Mary Not Specified Not Specified

    So delicious! love the ingredients

  11. Katie | The Surly Housewife Not Specified Not Specified

    Oh, my word. So good!! My kids love smoothies and I will have to give this one a try. Pinned!!

  12. Ellen Not Specified Not Specified

    Where there is a smoothie there is happiness.

  13. Laura Not Specified Not Specified

    This looks amazing! Btw, where are those glasses from? I’ve been looking for new ones and those are perfect!

  14. Delicious Not Specified Not Specified

    Thank you so much for this RECIPES :)

  15. Jacqui Odell Not Specified Not Specified

    I have never tired Almond Breeze before, but this sounds so yummy!!

  16. Eliza Not Specified Not Specified

    Simple and the best drink, after dinner. Lovely and fast. Eliza. Thanks

  17. Miriam Not Specified Not Specified

    This recipe sounds like it’s really good, and yes I will try it for the first time yummy!!:0)

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