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Banana Milkshake in a mason jar topped with chocolate syrup, maraschino cherry and wafer
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5 from 3 votes

Banana Milkshake

Creamy, thick Banana Milkshake that's ready in 5 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 500kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 1 ½ c. vanilla ice cream
  • ½ c. Milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 medium-sized bananas or 1 large banana



  • In a blender, add the ice cream, banana, vanilla, and milk.
  • Blend until smooth or to your desired consistency.
  • Serve in a tall glass or drinking glass. Top with whipped cream. Drizzle hot fudge. Add a cherry, wafer and sliced bananas.


  • Add a dollop of whipped cream.
  • Drizzle hot fudge sauce over the top. You can also do other sauces like caramel sauce or fruit sauces like strawberry or blueberry sauce.
  • Stick a wafer cookie in the whipped cream for garnish. Or, you can garnish with other cookies like vanilla wafers, small chocolate chip cookies, or graham crackers.
  • Don’t forget the cherry on top!
Chocolate Banana Milkshake: Swap the vanilla ice cream for chocolate and blend with the vanilla, banana, and milk. Add hot fudge as a topping.
Strawberry Banana: Use strawberry ice cream instead of vanilla and garnish with some whipped cream, strawberry sauce, and graham crackers. Top it off with a fresh strawberry for the finish.


Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 169mg | Potassium: 866mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 55g | Vitamin A: 938IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 307mg | Iron: 1mg