How to Make a PB & Banana Iced Mocha Smoothie {Vegan}

by Brittany Tack

Coffee + Chocolate + Peanut Butter + Banana = creamy, frozen iced coffee bliss.

Supplies

  • 1 Cup unsweetened almond or soy milk
  • 1 Cup cold coffee or iced coffee cubes
  • 2 bananas, frozen
  • 1 Tablespoon peanut butter
  • ½ Teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon dark chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon cacao nibs
  • 1 blender (or immersion blender + tumbler)
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    This recipe makes 2 servings of the healthiest and most energizing iced mocha you've ever had! High in protein, 100% vegan, and way better than any store bought iced coffee. Hello summer!

    Step 2

    Begin by pouring 1 cup of unsweetened almond or soy milk into your blender (or into a tumbler if you're using an immersion blender.)

    Step 3

    For a thicker and frostier texture, use iced coffee cubes instead of chilled liquid coffee.

    Step 4

    How To Make Iced Coffee Cubes: Brew a strong pot of coffee and allow it to cool slightly before pouring into an ice cube tray and freezing.

    Step 5

    Add 1 cup of strong, chilled coffee or iced coffee cubes.

    Step 6

    Chop the frozen bananas into smaller easy-to-blend sized pieces.

    Step 7

    Add the pieces of chopped frozen bananas.

    Step 8

    Add 1 tablespoon of natural peanut butter.

    Step 9

    Add 1/4 - 1/2 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract.

    Step 10

    Add 1-2 tablespoons of cocoa powder.

    Step 11

    Add 1 tbsp each of vegan dark chocolate chips and cacao nibs.

    Step 12

    Blend on high until smooth and velvety.

    Step 13

    Depending on the quality of your blender, it will take 1-3 minutes to achieve the perfect texture.

    Step 14

    To serve two people, divide the smoothie into two separate glasses.

    Step 15

    For a foamy latte-esque topping, vigorously shake up your carton of soy milk...

    Step 16

    ...and gently pour the foamy milk over your smoothie.

    Step 17

    Add a sprinkle of dark chocolate shavings...

    Step 18

    Add a cinnamon stick...

    Step 19

    ...and Enjoy!