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The Banana Mama is a rum drink originating from the Caribbean. There are various recipes out there, so it is unclear which is the most common. There may be more variations than are listed below.

Version One[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) rum
  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) coconut-flavored rum
  • 1/2 oz (15 ml) grenadine syrup
  • 1 oz (30 ml) orange juice
  • 1 oz (30 ml) pineapple juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • Optional: half a banana
  • Optional version 2: one whole banana, sliced prior to freezing, used in place of an equal volume of ice.

Directions[edit | edit source]

  1. Combine regular rum, coconut-flavored rum, grenadine, orange juice, pineapple juice and crushed ice in a blender
  2. Blend until the drink is slushy
  3. Pour into hurricane glass
  4. Garnish with a wedge of orange or pineapple
  5. Serve with a straw

Version Two[edit | edit source]

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Directions[edit | edit source]

  1. Combine all ingredients (except strawberries) in a cocktail shaker with ice
  2. Shake well until chilled
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass
  4. Garnish with strawberries
  5. Serve

Sources[edit | edit source]

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