Last Updated on November 21, 2023
Banana Mudslide is a delicious and refreshing drink made with vodka, kahlua, Baileys Irish cream, banana liqueur, and fresh banana. It’s creamy, sweet and flavorful- the perfect adult beverage for a hot summer day. The combination of flavors will have you coming back for more!
You will be happy to know that Banana Mudslide is also very easy to make. All you need are a few ingredients and five minutes of your time. With this recipe, you will have the perfect drink in no time! Let’s check it out.
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What is Banana Mudslide?
Banana Mudslide is a popular cocktail that combines vodka, kahlua, Baileys Irish Cream, banana liqueur and fresh banana. This creamy and sweet drink is perfect for hot summer days or a night out with friends. The combination of flavors make this drink irresistible.
What does it taste like?
This creamy and sweet cocktail has a unique flavor that will have you coming back for more. It has the sweetness of banana and other liqueurs, combined with the smoothness of vodka. All these ingredients come together to create a delicious drink that is sure to please.
How did I first get introduced to the Banana Mudslide?
I have first introduced to this delicious cocktail at a friend’s house about five years ago. They had made it for us, and we all really enjoyed it. Since then, I have been making it myself and serving it to friends when they come over.
How do you make a Banana Mudslide?
Making a Banana Mudslide isn’t as difficult as it sounds. To make this drink, you need to gather the following ingredients and the below instructions.
- 1 banana, peeled
- 3/4 ounce vodka
- 3/4 ounce Baileys Irish Cream
- 2 teaspoons banana liqueur
- 3/4 ounce kahlua coffee liqueur
- 1/3 cup ice
Place all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
Divide the mixture among 4 glasses.
Garnish with a fresh banana slice. Enjoy!
• To make this drink even more refreshing, use frozen bananas instead of fresh ones.
• To make a non-alcoholic version, simply omit the vodka and liqueurs.
• If you don’t have any banana liqueur on hand, you can substitute it with a splash of pureed strawberries or another type of fruit puree.
Banana Mudslide Recipe
- 1 Shot glass
- 1 Blender
- 1.5 ounces of Kahlua coffee liqueur infusing your cocktail with a deep and robust coffee flavor, adding complexity and richness.
- 3/2 ounces of smooth and vibrant vodka bringing a crisp and clean taste that complements the other flavors in the drink.
- 3/2 ounces of Baileys Irish Cream a velvety and indulgent liqueur that adds a rich and creamy note, creating a luxurious mouthfeel.
- 4 teaspoons of banana liqueur intensifying the banana flavor and adding a touch of sweetness and depth to the mix.
- 2 ripe bananas peeled, providing a naturally sweet and creamy base that adds a smooth and luscious texture to your cocktail.
- 2/3 cup of ice chilling the drink and providing a refreshing and cool element, ensuring a perfectly chilled and invigorating sip.
- Place all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
- Divide the mixture among 4 glasses.
- Garnish with a fresh banana slice. Enjoy!
Calories: 235 carolies (per serving) Total fat: 2.6 grams Saturated fat: 1.3 grams Cholesterol: 11 milligrams Sodium: 21 milligrams Carbohydrates: 16.7 grams Fiber: 0.8 gram Sugars: 15.5 g Protein: 0.4 gram
What to serve with Banana Mudslide?
This drink goes well with a variety of sweet treats. Serve it alongside chocolate ice cream, cookies, brownies, or even a banana split! Besides, you could always enjoy it as a refreshing and cool dessert on its own.
How to store leftover Banana Mudslide?
Any leftovers should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. It can also be frozen for up to 1 month, but the taste and texture won’t be as good. Also, make sure to shake the drink well before drinking, as the ingredients may separate while stored.
Can pregnant women eat this?
Due to the alcohol content present in this recipe, it is not recommended for pregnant women. If you would still like to enjoy this beverage, simply omit the alcohol and liqueurs from the recipe. Eventually, you’ll get a delicious and refreshing non-alcoholic version.
What type of vodka should I use for this recipe?
Any type of vodka will work for the Banana Mudslide. However, using a smooth, premium vodka is highly recommended in order to get the best flavor possible.
Can I make this cocktail without alcohol?
Yes, it is possible to make a non-alcoholic version of this drink. Simply omit all the alcoholic ingredients from the recipe and enjoy as is or with your favorite mixers!
How long does it take to make a Banana Mudslide?
It takes about 5 minutes to prepare and serve this delicious drink. The actual time may vary depending on how powerful your blender is.
How many servings does this recipe make?
This recipe usually makes 4 drinks, but you can easily double the ingredients if needed.
Banana Mudslide is a sweet, creamy and refreshing alcoholic beverage that’s perfect for hot summer days. It takes no time to make and can be easily customized according to your taste with the addition of your favorite ingredients.
With its fruity and delicious flavor, this drink is sure to become your new favorite! Try it out and let us know how you liked it.
Also, share this recipe with the booze lover in your life! They’ll definitely like it. Thank you for your time.