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Happy Hour: Monkey's Lunch

Happy Hour: Monkey's Lunch

I know what you're thinking: Why on earth is Yum drinking a banana-flavored cocktail with a ridiculous name? Well, sometimes a girl needs a silly, sugary drink — and sometimes a girl has a bunch of creme de banana left over from a bananas foster recipe. In search of a use for this odd liqueur, I headed to the Internet and found the Monkey's Lunch.

Though it may sound a bit off-putting, this drink was yummy enough that I drank the whole thing and would happily drink another. The banana flavor is very subtle, like a tropical twist on a White Russian. If it sounds a-peel-ing (sorry, couldn't resist), get the recipe when you


Monkey's Lunch

Monkey's Lunch

Monkey's Lunch


  1. 1 part creme de banana
  2. 1 part Kahlua
  3. 1 part milk


Pour alcohol over ice in a cocktail glass and add milk.

Note: For a bit of a twist, you could add a splash of Bailey's Irish Cream. This drink is also tasty as a "special" coffee. Just sugar your rim, add liquor, pour coffee, and add some whip.

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emalove emalove 8 years
YUMMY! I love anything banana-flavored!
jennjennnbubba jennjennnbubba 8 years
finnally a recipe for something I already have in the liquor cabinet! YAY!! :cheer: Guess whos having monkey lunch for dinner!
uptown_girl uptown_girl 8 years
I'd TOTALLY drink up. I love both real banana flavor & "artificial" banana flavor (think banana Laffy Taffy).
shoneyjoe shoneyjoe 8 years
I don't even like bananas in their organic form; distilling their essence and drinking it does not appeal much.
rainydaybleus rainydaybleus 8 years
yum.. what if you threw some vodka in there/ vodka makes everything better.
rainydaybleus rainydaybleus 8 years
yum.. what if you threw some vodka in there/ vodka makes everything better.
jessie jessie 8 years
mmmmm.. :drool:
jessie jessie 8 years
mmmmm.. :drool:
justanerd1975 justanerd1975 8 years
These sound good, I LOVE bananas foster!
luv_bug1211 luv_bug1211 8 years
These are sooooo amazing. I love them so much! I drink one every time i go out. After ive had a few i call them lunckys munches.
AbbyHintz AbbyHintz 8 years
Thanks, Yum. On 4th of July I had some kind of banana concoction that I've since been craving. This crazy drink sounds like it would do the trick.
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