Easy Creamy Coffee Smoothie Bowl

Breakfast doesn’t have to be boring, not with this creamy coffee smoothie bowl!

It’s thick and luscious, it will make you excited to get out of bed in the morning.

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Easy Creamy Coffee Smoothie Bowl

Easy Creamy Coffee Smoothie Bowl

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Indulge in a Coffee Smoothie Bowl for breakfast! A blend of brewed coffee, banana, and dairy-free milk for a satisfying, energizing start of your day.

  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/4 cups of frozen banana slices
  • 2 tablespoons of instant Coffee (or 1 shot of cooled espresso)
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup of dairy-free milk

Instructions

  1. Using a food processor or a high-speed blender, add all your ingredients in.
  2. Process for 3-4 minutes, or until completely smooth and creamy.
  3. Dollop the smoothie into your favorite bowl, and add your desired toppings.
  4. Now dig in!

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie benefits, and more, scroll past the recipe!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie bowl
  • Calories: 250
  • Sugar: 30.2g
  • Fat: 2.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.1g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Protein: 2.5g

Why You Will Love This Breakfast Coffee Smoothie Bowl

Easy Creamy Coffee Smoothie Bowl

This coffee banana smoothie is every coffee lover’s dream.

I love coffee and coffee ice cream. Every time I make and eat this smoothie bowl, honestly, it’s like eating a coffee ice cream.

But with zero guilt! Which is why I think you will love this smoothie bowl as much as me.

Other reasons include:

  1. Energizing Morning Boost: The inclusion of coffee provides a much-needed caffeine kick that can help jumpstart the day, making it an ideal choice for coffee lovers looking for an extra edge in their morning routine.
  2. Nutritious and Filling: This smoothie bowl is not just tasty but also satisfying and nutritious. It can keep you feeling full throughout the morning, helping to prevent mid-morning snacking.
  3. Quick and Easy to Prepare: For those with busy mornings, this smoothie bowl is a godsend. It requires minimal ingredients and can be whipped up in just a few minutes, offering a nutritious breakfast option that doesn’t compromise on convenience.
  4. Versatile Toppings: The smoothie bowl’s flavor and consistency allow for endless customization with your choice of toppings. Granola, nuts, seeds, or fresh fruit can add texture and additional nutrients.
  5. Naturally Sweetened: The natural sweetness of bananas combined with a touch of maple syrup offers a delightful taste without the need for refined sugars, catering to those looking to reduce their processed sugar intake.
  6. Dairy-Free Delight: By using dairy-free milk, this smoothie bowl is accessible to those on vegan diets or with lactose intolerance, ensuring everyone can enjoy its creamy goodness without dietary concerns.
  7. Cooling and Refreshing: Especially on warm mornings or after a workout, the chilled nature of this smoothie bowl, thanks to the frozen bananas and cold dairy-free milk, provides a refreshing experience that can help you cool down and rejuvenate.

If you enjoy this smoothie bowl, I think you will also enjoy this mocha smoothie bowl recipe, and this cottage cheese smoothie bowl recipe!

Oh and finally, do not forget to try my creamy banana smoothie bowl too!

Optional Recipe Changes & Smoothie Bowl Notes

Easy Creamy Coffee Smoothie Bowl

The original recipe only needs 4-ingredients.

If you want to elevate it a bit more, here are your options:

  1. Add Yogurt: Add 1/3 cup and reduce the dairy-free milk to 1/4 cup. Yogurt will add extra creaminess and protein.
  2. Make It High Protein: Instead/or and yogurt, add a scoop of unflavored protein powder.
  3. Chocolate: If you are feeling extra, add a tablespoon of cacao or cocoa powder for a subtle chocolatey flavor and a darker richer color and flavor. 
  4. Nutty-Goodness: Add a tablespoon of creamy peanut or almond butter for a richer and creamier smoothie with nutty undertones.

The Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability:
Nutribullet
Vitamix Blender
BlendJet X
Ninja Blender
Oster Blender X
Hamilton Blender
AMZChef Blender X
Wamife Blender X
Ninja Food Processor
Kitchen Aid Food Chopper X
Hamilton Beach Food Processor

I personally found using a food processor a lot easier to make this smoothie, and smoothie bowls in general.

A lower-budget alternative is the Nutribullet 600, which can still make this smoothie bowl just as good as a food processor.

The only downside is the fact that Nutribullet 600 can only make a single-serving smoothie. It lacks capacity.

Smoothie Bowl Making Tips:

  • Frozen Fruit: For this smoothie bowl, incorporating frozen banana is crucial to achieve the desired consistency. Fresh banana won’t achieve the same thick cooling consistency.
  • Limit Liquid Use: To preserve the thick texture of the smoothie bowl, start with the suggested amount of liquid and only increase gradually if necessary.
  • Immediate Consumption: It’s best to enjoy the smoothie right after blending. Add your toppings and dig in ASAP!
Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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