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Tropical Paradise Milkshakes

Slip away to paradise without leaving home with these fruity, coconutty shakes. A little pineapple rum or coconut rum would make them extra indulgent. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium limes, divided
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1-1/2 cups frozen mango chunks
  • 1 medium banana, sliced and frozen
  • 1-1/2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 cup frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • Fresh pineapple, kiwifruit, strawberries, mango, starfruit and edible blossoms, optional

Directions

  • Cut 1 lime into wedges. Moisten rims of 6 margarita or cocktail glasses with a lime wedge. Sprinkle coconut on a plate; dip rims in coconut.
  • Zest and juice remaining lime. Place zest and juice in a blender. Add pineapple, mango, banana, ice cream and milks; cover and process until smooth. Pour 2/3 cup mixture into each prepared glass. Add strawberries to remaining mixture in blender; cover and process until smooth. Pour into glasses; garnish as desired with lime wedges and optional ingredients.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 198 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 44mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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