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vegan coffee banana smoothie topped with cacao nibs and served in glasses

Coffee Banana Smoothie

Breakfast smoothie with coffee and banana- just what you need to wake up to. This breakfast coffee banana smoothie is vegan and gluten free.
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine International
Servings 2 tall glasses


  • Blender


  • 1 tsp Instant coffee powder
  • ½ c Hot water
  • ½ c Millet flakes
  • 4 pitted Dates Any soft variety will work
  • 2 largish Ripe bananas
  • 2 c Chilled Oat milk or any nut milk of choice
  • 2 tbsp Maple syrup
  • 2 tsp Cocoa
  • 1 tbsp Cacao nibs


Prepping the millet flakes

  • Add the coffee and hot water to a bowl.
  • Mix well until dissolved.
  • Now, add millet flakes and mix well.
  • Add the pitted dates to this mixture.
  • Cover and let it sit for 5 mins.

Blending the smoothie

  • Add the bananas, milk, maple syrup, cocoa powder and the soaked millet flakes coffee mixture to a blender.
  • Let it blend till smooth and well blended.
  • Pour into glasses.
  • Top with cacao nibs and enjoy.


  1. You can use any millet flakes for this recipe. 
  2. I have used oat milk to make this smoothie but you can use any nut milk or coconut milk too. Personally, I love this smoothie with oat milk or almond milk. 
  3. This smoothie tastes great hot, cold or at room temperature.
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