Malted Banana Smoothie

May/June 1998, March 2016

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Take a trip to the malt shop with this healthy smoothie recipe that's a twist on an old favorite.

"I used the Carnation malted milk. The recipe came out too sweet for my taste. The next time, I will eliminate the brown sugar and try that. "
Malted Banana Smoothie

Makes: 2 servings, 1 cup each

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  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1 ripe medium banana, sliced
  • 1/4 cup malted-milk powder
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ice cubes


  1. Combine milk, banana, malted-milk powder, brown sugar, vanilla and ice cubes in a blender; blend until smooth and frothy. Serve immediately.


Per serving: 307 calories; 5 g fat (3 g sat, 1 g mono); 16 mg cholesterol; 54 g carbohydrates; 5 g added sugars; 38 g total sugars; 11 g protein; 2 g fiber; 227 mg sodium; 722 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (29% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 3 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 fat-free milk, 1 fruit, 2 1/2 sweets, desserts & other carbohydrates

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