Banana Colada Recipe

Be your own cocktail master with this banana colada recipe by Steve Quirk, perfect for a ladies night or even a quiet romantic night in snuggled on the couch.


38 ml (1¼ fl oz) light rum
38 ml (1¼ fl oz) banana liqueur
90 ml (3 fl oz) pineapple juice
40 ml (1 1⁄3 fl oz) coconut cream (chilled)
1 teaspoon thick cream (chilled)
1 fresh banana (diced)
maraschino cherry
slice of banana
slice of fresh pineapple


Pour rum, liqueur, juice and creams into a blender over a large amount of crushed ice then add diced banana. Blend until slushy and pour into a chilled hurricane glass.

Garnish with a maraschino cherry, slice of banana and a slice of pineapple then serve with a straw.

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