Skinny Funfetti Milkshake

An easy and delightfully delicious milkshake that tastes like funfetti cake with a fraction of the calories.

Skinny Funfetti Milkshakes. Tastes like cake with a fraction of the calories!

Birthdays are week-long celebrations for me. Heck, they should really be month-long, am I right?

Regardless, I’ve been hyping up my birthday all week on my blog but TODAY is the real deal. And I must post a funfetti recipe on my birthday, right? I chose to put sprinkles in a milkshake last week. A little afternoon treat pumped up with rainbow sprinkles and accessorized with colorful straws.

The milkshake is made from bananas. Whipped bananas, to be exact. Have you ever whipped bananas before? It’s simple. Take a bunch of ripened bananas (super ripe), peel them, slice them, and freeze the slices. Blend the frozen slices together and you have 1 ingredient dairy-free, sugar-free, gluten-free, and guilt-free ice cream. Mix it with some vanilla extract and it really tastes like vanilla soft serve!

Whipped Banana Ice Cream - made only from frozen bananas! Healthy, easy, vegan, and guilt-free.

For my funfetti milkshake, I added 1/4 cup of vanilla Greek yogurt and 1/4 cup of vanilla almond milk to the banana whip. You may use regular yogurt and regular milk instead. The yogurt makes the milkshake extra creamy and the almond milk thins it out so it’s drinkable through a straw. Since I added yogurt, the milkshake is no longer vegan. Feel free to use soy yogurt instead.

I added 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract to the milkshake as well.

Oh! And let’s not forget about the sprinkles I added too. Always sprinkles.

Skinny Funfetti Milkshakes. Only 4 guilt-free ingredients and take 5 minutes! Gluten-free and healthy.

This milkshake is miraculous. It doesn’t even taste healthy.

A creamy, thick vanilla milkshake that tastes like funfetti cake with a fraction of the calories.

The milkshake has a *very* slight banana taste. If using vanilla greek yogurt, vanilla almond milk, and the vanilla extract — you will mask most of the banana flavor. Make sure the bananas you slice and freeze are extra ripe. Practically all brown. The more ripe your bananas are, the better and creamier your milkshakes will be.

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Skinny Funfetti Milkshake

  • Author: Sally
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: serves 2
  • Category: Drinks
  • Cuisine: American

Description

An easy and delightfully delicious milkshake that tastes like funfetti cake with a fraction of the calories.


Ingredients

  • 2 ripe large bananas, peeled, cut into chunks, & frozen
  • 1/4 cup vanilla almond milk (or your choice of milk)
  • 1/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt (or regular yogurt, any fat content)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • sprinkles*

Instructions

  1. Make sure you have a strong, powerful blender that will blend up the frozen banana.
  2. Blend the frozen banana chunks and milk together until thick, creamy, and smooth – about 4 minutes. Scrape down the sides of the blender as needed.
  3. Add the yogurt and vanilla extract and blend for 1 minute. Pour into glass and stir in as many sprinkles as you’d like.

Notes

  1. Sprinkles: Sprinkles might bleed their color. Do not stir them too vigorously into the milkshake.

Keywords: skinny funfetti milkshake, funfetti milkshake

PS: The cookies in the background? My 20 minute Confetti Cake Batter Cookies. 😉

9 Comments

  1. Sally!! This milkshake is sooo good I have made it twice in the past three days!!! For me, it tastes like ice cream. And it is so refreshing and easy to make!!! Actually, I’m waiting for my bananas to freeze. Loved this recipe!!

  2. I’m a little late, but Happy Birthday! I just finished slurping down my last few drops of this amazing milkshake! It was so good! My little boys were so excited that I was making “ice cream”! Love it!

    1. I’m glad, Tanna! And thanks for the birthday wishes, too! I love this banana whip 🙂

  3. Sally. Thanks again for the recipe. I used the milk and bananas and added peanut butter as an old twist to a Trinidadian recipe. It was delicious. Thanks for the sharing.

    1. Love your addition of peanut butter. YUM!

  4. I love your recipes for breakfasts! I’m a teacher so there are times I am so busy, breakfast is the only meal I will eat sadly till 4-6pm! I leave for work when its still dark outside so am trying to avoid waking up my husband since I leave earlier than he does. Have you ever tried making these shakes the night before and keeping them in the freezer or fridge overnight? Worried they will become runny and lose their amazing shake texture!

    1. Hey Corie! I’ve made these before and kept it in the fridge overnight. Much better than leaving gin the freezer overnight. It’s slightly liquidy and not as creamy, but still quite good!

  5. Joanna Holthe says:

    So simple and so good! I definitely will be make this again.

  6. I tried this, and it tasted overwhelmingly of bananas. I like bananas, so I still liked it, but I hardly tasted the vanilla. I even added a bit more vanilla milk and vanilla extract while adding those ingredients in, since I love vanilla.

    My bananas had brown spots, but were still mostly yellow, so I’ll wait for them to ripen some more and then try again. I’m my bananas are pretty large, too, so it’s possible I need to compensate with more of the other ingredients.

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