Recipes By Course - Beverages

Banana Split Shake

- Makes 3 servings (about 1 cup each)
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 bananas, peeled and quartered
  • 1/3 cup hot fudge sauce
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • Whipped cream, toasted chopped walnuts and maraschino cherries, optional
Directions
  • Combine the first four ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping to scrape sides with a rubber spatula as needed.
  • Top with whipped cream, walnuts and cherries, if desired.
  • Serve immediately

Peach Melba Smoothie

- Makes 3 servings (about 1 cup each)
Ingredients
  • One 16-ounce bag frozen sliced peaches
  • 1-1/2 cups milk or milk alternative
  • 2-3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries

 


Directions
  • Place peaches in microwave-safe dish; microwave 1-1/2 minutes on HIGH or until peaches are partially thawed and begin to soften.
  • Meanwhile, combine milk, honey and raspberries in blender; add peaches. Blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping once or twice to stir or scrape sides of blender with a rubber spatula
  • Serve immediately.

 

Tip:

  • Fresh peaches can be used in place of frozen peaches. Peel, pit and slice 4 medium peaches and add to blender. Proceed as recipe directs, decreasing milk to 2/3 cup and adding 1 cup ice.

Chai Frappe

- Makes 3 servings (1 cup each)
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 4 chai tea bags
  • 3/4 cup whole or 2% milk
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar or to taste
  • 2 cups ice cubes
Directions
  • Brew tea according to package directions, using 3/4 cup boiling water and 4 tea bags. Refrigerate until cold, about 1-1/2 hours.
  • Place cold tea and remaining ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping to stir as needed
  • Serve immediately

 

Tip:

  • Black tea bags can be used in place of chai tea bags. Brew tea according to package directions, using 3/4 cup water and 3 tea bags. Proceed as recipe directs, adding 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger and 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves to blender before blending.

Breakfast Shake

- Makes 3 servings (about 1 cup each)
Ingredients
  • One 6-ounce container strawberry low-fat yogurt
  • 1/3 cup oats and honey granola or rolled oats
  • 1 banana, peeled and quartered
  • 1 cup halved fresh strawberries
  • 2 cups ice cubes
Directions
  • Place all ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH 2 minutes, stopping to scrape sides of blender with a rubber spatula as needed.
  • Serve immediately

Tropical Green Smoothie

- Makes 2 servings (about 1-1/4 cups each)
Ingredients
  • 1-1/4 cups orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 small banana, peeled and quartered
  • 2 cups frozen sliced strawberries (7-8 ounces)

 


Directions
  • Place all ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping to stir if needed.
  • Serve immediately.

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

- Makes 2 servings (about 1-1/4 cups each)
Ingredients
  • 1-1/4 cups orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 small banana, peeled and quartered
  • 2 cups frozen sliced strawberries (7-8 ounces)

 


Directions
  • Place all ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping to stir if needed.
  • Serve immediately.

Frothy Hot Chocolate

- Makes about 3 cups
Ingredients
  • 2/3 cup (4 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 3 cups whole or 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Marshmallows or whipped cream, optional
Directions
  • Place chocolate chips and powdered sugar in blender.
  • Heat milk in a small saucepan over medium heat just to a simmer. (Do not allow to boil.) Pour into blender.
  • Place lid on jar; remove filler cap. Place a folded kitchen towel over lid. With one hand on the towel, blend on lowest speed until chocolate is completely melted.
  • Add vanilla; blend to combine.
  • Serve with marshmallows or whipped cream, if desired.

 

Tip:

  • One cup (6 ounces) milk chocolate chips may be substituted for 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips. Omit powdered sugar and proceed as recipe directs.

Raspberry Piña Colada Smoothie

- Makes 2 servings (about 1-1/3 cups each)
Ingredients
  • One 8-ounce can pineapple chunks in juice, undrained (scant 1 cup)
  • One 6-ounce container raspberry low-fat yogurt
  • 3/4 cup canned light coconut milk
  • 2 cups frozen raspberries (about 8 ounces)
Directions
  • Place all ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping to stir and scrape sides of blender if needed.
  • Serve immediately.

Salted Caramel Coffee Shake

- Makes 3 servings (about 1 cup each)
Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup cold strong brewed dark roast coffee
  • 1/3 cup caramel syrup or sauce
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 cups vanilla ice cream
  • Whipped cream and additional caramel syrup
Directions
  • Place coffee, caramel syrup, salt and ice cream in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping to scrape sides of blender with a rubber spatula as needed.
  • Top with whipped cream; drizzle with caramel syrup
  • Serve immediately.

Orange Frosty

- Makes 3 servings (1 cup each)
Ingredients
  • 1-1/4 cups whole or 2% milk
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate (about half of a 12-ounce can)
  • 1-1/2 cups ice cubes
Directions
  • Place all ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping to stir if needed.
  • Serve immediately.

Carrot & Pineapple Smoothie

- Makes 3 servings (about 1 cup each)
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • One 8-ounce can pineapple chunks in juice, undrained (scant 1 cup)
  • One 6-ounce container vanilla low-fat yogurt
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and sliced 1/4-in. thick
  • 1 cup ice cubes
Directions
  • Place all ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH 2 minutes or until smooth, stopping to scrape sides of blender with a rubber spatula as needed.
  • Serve immediately

Fruit Smoothie

- 3 cups
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 2 cups fruit (strawberries, bananas or peaches) cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup ice cubes
Directions
  • Put all ingredients except ice into Osterizer® blender container. Cover and process at ON until smooth.
  • With motor running, remove feeder cap and add ice cubes.
  • Continue to process until smooth.

Morning Mocha Smoothie

- Serves 2
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup fat free milk
  • 1 cup (8 oz.) low fat coffee yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 6 ice cubes
Directions
  • In blender jar, place ingredients in order given above.
  • Cover jar with lid. Press POWER, then press SMOOTHIE. Press START/STOP.
  • Pour into tall glass to serve.

Spring Energy

- 1 cup
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup carrot juice
  • 2 tbsp cucumber juice
  • 2 tbsp mushroom juice
  • 1/4 cup spinach juice
Directions
  • Combined pre-juiced ingredients together for a delicious, refreshing concoction.

Frozen Mojito

- Serves 6
Ingredients
  • 4 oz of lime juice
  • 1 – 2 drops of green food coloring (optional)
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 2 cups of ice
  • 1 cup of water
  • Lime slices and mint leaves for garnish (optional)
Directions
  • Place first 7 ingredients in the Oster Pro Series Blender jar in the order listed. Push once. Pour immediately into chilled glasses. Garnish with lime slice and whole mint leaves.

Strawberry Cocktail

- Serves 4 to 6
Ingredients
  • 2 pints strawberries
  • Water to make 4 cups of juice
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 2 egg yolks
Directions
  • Process strawberries through the Juice Extractor. Measure juice and add water to make 4 cups. Mix 1/2 cup of juice with cornstarch and mix well with remaining juice. Pour into saucepan, add honey and lemon slices and cook over medium heat until thickened. Cool slightly, then add to egg yolks gradually, stirring well while adding. Chill thoroughly and serve as a first course or as dessert soup. Garnish with sour cream or unsweetened whipping cream.
  • Honey-Vanilla Blast

    Ingredients
    • 1 cup fat free milk
    • 1 cup (8 oz.) fat free vanilla yogurt
    • 3 chunks frozen banana
    • 1/4 cup protein
    • 2 tablespoons honey
    Directions
    • In In2itive® blender jar, place ingredients in order given above.
    • Cover jar with lid. Press POWER button. From the MAIN MENU, select DRINKS, then POWDERED DRINKS, and then press the START/STOP button.
    • Pour into tall glass to serve.

    Frozen Margarita

    - Serves 4
    Ingredients
    • 4 ounces gold tequila
    • 2 ounces orange and cognac liqueur
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 3 cups ice
    Garnish
    • Extra lime juice and salt, for coating glass rims
    Directions
    • Place all ingredients in Oster® Blender jar in order given above.
    • Cover jar with lid.
    • Process until smooth.
    • Dip rim of stemmed glasses in lime juice and then in salt.
    • Pour drink into glasses.

    Tomato Juice

    Ingredients
    • Approximately 2 pounds ripe tomatoes per pint
    Directions
    • Thoroughly wash firm, red-ripe tomatoes several times. Remove core and blossom ends. Process tomatoes through the Juice Extractor. Salt, sugar and spice may be added to taste during heating. Bring tomato juice just to boil in large saucepan. Skim off foam.

    Bunny Hop

    - Makes 1 cup
    Ingredients
    • 3/4 cup carrot juice
    • 1/4 cup pineapple juice
    Directions
    • Combine pre-juiced ingredients together for a delicious, refreshing concoction.

    Mudslinger

    - Serves 4
    Ingredients
    • 2 oz. Coffee-flavored liqueur
    • 2 oz. Dark creme de cacao
    • 2 oz. Vodka
    • 1/4 cup half-and-half
    • 3 1/2 cups ice
    Directions
    • Place ingredients into an In2itive® Blender jar in order given above.
    • Cover jar with lid. Press POWER, then press FROZEN DRINK. Press START/STOP.
    • Pour into martini glasses.

    Appleberry Cocktail

    Ingredients
    • 1/2 cup strawberry nectar
    • 1/2 cup apple juice
    • 2 to 3 tsp raw sugar or honey
    Directions
    • Combined pre-juiced ingredients together for a delicious, refreshing concoction.

    Vanilla Peach Chill

    Ingredients
    • 1 cup peaches, pitted and cut up
    • 1 cup frozen vanilla yogurt
    • 2/3 cup soy milk
    • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
    • Ice cubes
    Directions
    • Blend all ingredients in an Oster® Blender or Oster® food processor until smooth. Serve ice-cold.

    Strawberry Daiquiri

    - Serves 4
    Ingredients
    • 1 can (6 oz.) frozen limeade concentrate
    • 5 oz. Rum
    • 1 cup whole strawberries with stems removed
    • 1 Tbs. Sugar
    • 3-1/2 cups ice
    • Garnish: Small whole strawberries and lime slices
    Directions
    • In In2itive® blender jar, place ingredients in order given above.
    • Cover the jar with lid. Press POWER, then press FROZEN DRINKS. Press START/STOP.
    • Pour into stemmed glasses.
    • Garnish, if desired, with strawberry and lime slice.

    Pina Colada

    - Serves 4
    Ingredients
    • 1 cup cream of coconut slice
    • 3/4 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
    • 4 oz. light rum
    • 1 tablespoon milk
    • 1 can (8 oz.) juice-packed pineapple
    • 2 cups ice cubes
    • Garnish: Pineapple
    Directions
    • Put all ingredients except ice into Osterizer® blender container.
    • Cover and process at ON.
    • With motor running, remove feeder cap and add ice cubes.
    • Continue to process until smooth.

    Frozen Daiquiri

    - Serves 4
    Ingredients
    • 1/3 cup frozen limeade concentrate
    • 5 ice cubes
    • 3 jiggers light rum
    Directions
    • Blend until sherbet consistency. Do not strain.

    Golden Nectar

    - Makes 1 cup
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 cup peach nectar
    • 1/4 cup cantaloupe nectar
    • 1/4 cup orange juice
    Directions
    • Combined pre-juiced ingredients together for a delicious, refreshing concoction.

    Daiquiri

    - Serves 2
    Ingredients
    • 1/3 cup frozen limeade concentrate
    • 10 ice cubes
    • 4 jiggers light rum
    Directions
    • Put all ingredients into your Osterizer® Blender container. Cover and process at LIQUEFY (ICE CRUSH) until smooth.

    Frozen Sunshine

    - Serves 4
    Ingredients
    • 4 oz. Vodka
    • 2 oz. Clear orange-flavor liqueur
    • 1/4 cup half-and-half
    • 1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
    • 4 cups ice
    • Garnish: Orange slices and paper umbrellas
    Directions
    • Place ingredients in order given above into an Oster® Core Blender jar.
    • Cover jar with lid. Press POWER, then press FROZEN DRINK. Press START/STOP.
    • Pour into stemmed glasses.
    • Garnish, if desired, with orange slice and paper umbrella.

    Chocolate Milkshake

    Ingredients
    • 1/2 to 2/3 cup milk
    • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream
    • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
    Directions
    • Place ingredients into cup.
    • Blend on high for 1-1/2 minutes or until desired consistency.
    • Serve in a tall, chilled glass.

    Milk Shakes and Malts

    - Serves 2
    Ingredients
    • 1 cup milk
    • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
    • Flavoring malt powder, if desired
    Directions
    • Put all ingredients into your Osterizer® Blender container. Cover and process at LIQUEFY (ICE CRUSH) until smooth.
    To Serve:
    • A flash back to the corner drugstore, make your own in an Oster® Blender with milk, ice cream and malt powder. - Old fashioned chocolate and vanilla malts are easily made in an Oster® Blender with milk, ice cream, malt powder and optional cocoa powder or vanilla extract.

    Tropical Papaya Smoothie

    - Serves 1
    Ingredients
    • 1 cup papaya, peeled, seeded, diced
    • 6 ounces vanilla flavored yogurt
    • Ice
    Directions
    • Place papaya and yogurt in Oster® Hand Blender cup, whirl until smooth.
    • Add ice while continuing to blend. A small amount of ice will make a cool smoothie drink.
    • A large amount of ice will make a shake-like consistency.

    Rosy Rhubarb Cocktail

    - Makes 1 cup
    Ingredients
    • 1/3 cup strawberry juice
    • 2/3 cup rhubarb juice
    • 2-3 tsp honey
    Directions
    • Combined pre-juiced ingredients together for a delicious, refreshing concoction.

    Tasty Teaser

    - Makes 3/4 cup
    Ingredients
    • 3/4 cup cabbage juice
    • 2 tbsp carrot juice
    Directions
    • Combined pre-juiced ingredients together for a delicious, refreshing concoction.

    Apple Pie Smoothie

    - Makes 2 servings (about 1 cup each)
    Ingredients
    • 1 cup applesauce
    • One 6-ounce container vanilla low-fat yogurt
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • Pinch ground nutmeg
    • 2 cups ice cubes
    Directions
    • Place all ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping to scrape sides of blender with a rubber spatula as needed.
    • Serve immediately.

    Apple Juice

    Ingredients
    • Approximately 3 pounds apples per pint
    Directions
    • Wash apples thoroughly and remove stem and blossom ends. Cut in half. Process apples through the Juice Extractor. Bring apple juice just to boil in large saucepan. Skim off foam. Pour into hot canning jars, leaving 1/4" head space. Adjust caps. Process in boiling water bath canner 10 minutes for pints or quarts.
    • NOTE: A clearer juice can be produced by filtering through cheesecloth before heating.

    Spiced Chai

    Ingredients
    • 1 tsp whole cloves
    • 2 tsp cardamom seeds
    • 1 inch cinnamon stick, crushed
    • 1 tsp whole black peppercorns
    • 2 slices ginger
    • 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
    • 3 teabags
    • 6 cups water
    • 2 cups milk
    • 1/4 cup honey
    Directions
    • Simmer the water with all of the spices for about 15-20 minutes. Add the tea bags and let steep 5 min. Strain the spices and tea bags out. Rinse the pot out and put the milk and the liquid back in the pot. Add the honey and warm the tea. Taste and add more honey, if needed.

    Kiwi-Sherbet Punch

    Ingredients
    • Oster® Blender
    • 6 oz. chopped pineapple (fresh or canned)
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
    • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed lime juice
    • 2 kiwi, peeled and sliced
    • Lime or lemon sherbet
    • 2 12-oz. cans cold ginger ale
    Directions
    • In an Oster® Blender, combine the pineapple, coconut milk, limejuice and kiwi. Mix until smooth.
    • Freeze the mixture for one hour.
    • Pour 1/4 cup of this mixture into 8 glasses, dividing evenly.
    • Top each with a scoop of sherbet.
    • Add the chilled ginger ale to each glass to fill.
    • Top with a slice of kiwi if desired. Serve immediately.

    Orange-Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

    - Makes 3 servings (about 1 cup each)
    Ingredients
    • Two 6-ounce containers vanilla low-fat yogurt
    • 1 cup pumpkin puree (about half of a 15-ounce can)
    • 2/3 cup orange juice
    • 4 teaspoons granulated sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
    • 2 cups ice cubes
    Directions
    • Place all ingredients in blender in order listed; blend on HIGH until smooth, stopping to scrape sides of blender if necessary.
    • Serve immediately.