The Flying Monkey on Mid-Week Mixers
Naomi says: I love fun drinks. When this one came across from Sue Dyer in my weekly Yahoo recipes batch of emails, I knew I was all over it and printed it off immediately for my “to make now” pile. This one wasn’t only fun, it was pretty dang tasty too.
It is a frozen drink with no ice cream in it, but it does have that consistency of the ice cream. The fresh banana and banana liquor really helped to boost the flavor in it, so be sure to use both. Also, try to use an older banana. It will have more flavor to it than a brighter yellow one. I could taste the difference.
While the recipe called for a cherry to garnish, there was no way that I was going to do that. I went banana slices that were on top of whipped cream for this one.
Also, I added 2 ounces of white chocolate liqueur. I thought it gave it a real taste boost that was almost the flavor of a chocolate covered banana, which are one of my favorite treats.
Want a fun appearance for your guests, swirl chocolate syrup in a WELL CHILLED glass and place it back in the freezer while you make the drink. It is absolutely beautiful and will impress the guests.
This will make 2 drinks.
So, here we go!
2 oz. Banana Liqueur
2 oz. Kahlua
2 oz. Baileys Irish Cream
2 oz white chocolate liqueur (such as Godiva)
4 oz. Half & Half
2 cups of ice
Canned whipped cream
Cherries to garnish
1) If desired, prepare glasses as instructed above.
2) Place first 7 ingredients into blender. Blend until well combined and ice is broken down. It should almost have the consistency of an ice cream shake…ALMOST!
3) Pour into prepared glasses. Garnish with the whipped cream and sliced banana.