Dulce de Leche Smoothie

17 June 2013

Dulce de Leche Smoothie
Dulce de Leche Smoothie 

Taste is rich and divine, but good for you and light on calories and fat!

I'd just made some dulce de leche and was looking for a different way to use it.  Also had a tub of low-fat vanilla yogurt I figured I'd better use before it spoiled or got pushed to the back of the fridge--or BOTH.

So I came up with this.  WONDERFUL!!!  It was SO good, I drank the both of these after I finished photographing it, even though I promised myself I'd "save one for later."  YEAH RIGHT!!!

I did try the last one with a little coconut coffee creamer added to see how it tasted.  Very good, but I'm a coconut head anyway.  Your mileage may vary and it's plenty good without the addition of anything coconut flavored.  If you'd like to try that, I used about 1 tbs or so of the coconut flavored creamer, but about 1/8 tsp of coconut extract would probably be just about right.

Dulce de Leche Smoothie

  • 1 cup low-fat yogurt, plain or vanilla
  • 2 tbs dulce de leche
  • 1 1/2 cups milk (any variety will do, I used whole)

Combine all ingredients in a very deep cup.  I used the plastic cup that comes with my immersion blender.  I suggest you do as well.  It could get messy otherwise.

Process with immersion blender until dulce de leche is combined well, maybe about 1 minute.

Pour into glasses and serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings.

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