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Buffalo Milk Drink Recipe

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Mixing Instructions

Fill a tall glass with ice. Blend ice with cream, banana and alcohol until smooth. Top with whipped cream, sprinkle with nutmeg, serve and enjoy.

A local favorite on Catalina island.


This drink recipe was submitted by one of our dastardly readers, ericapeck!

Comments on Buffalo Milk:

By KENT on April 8th, 2011 at 16:57:05

My girlfriend and I saw the bartender in catalina making this drink and they said it was the best so we got hooked. Now we made friends with a bartender in OC and told her the recipe and she makes em perfect.Its like a slice of Catalina all over. Love em!! PS its our special drink now cause we fell in
love there :)

By Patty on March 9th, 2011 at 13:45:08

Not the way they make them in Catalina. Got the recipe from a former employee. No fresh banana and you use milk, vodka, cd,cocoa and cd, banana.

By mno on March 8th, 2011 at 17:44:57

yum, this might just be a new drink sensation in the frosty land known as Minn-e-sota (where real buffalos roam!)

By Jeri Morales on February 4th, 2011 at 12:29:21

Catalina is the place to be just because there famous for there drink called Buffalo Milk. All it took was one time and now i want more.

By Jeri Morales on February 4th, 2011 at 12:22:08

I went to Catalina Island for my birthday and my boyfriend took me to the Buffalo Nickle for dinner and he bought me a buffalo milk and it sure was so good i want other one right now. Catalina Rocks.

By Marylou on November 20th, 2010 at 20:07:36

I had one of these when we went to Catalina Isands. The bartendar was sweet enough to give me the recipe! I'm making one right now and can't wait to drink it!

By Renia on August 6th, 2010 at 14:27:01

Just returned from Catalina and I had three of them. They are awesome. I am definately going to use this recipe

By LaDonna on July 8th, 2010 at 12:54:34

I had about 6 of these when we went to Catalina and man do they go down fast, on the way to the boat the ground came up and slapped me in the face, Still love them & still drink them, just not as many, LOL

By Tonny on March 17th, 2010 at 09:28:42

We just loved these on Catalina... great place to just chill out. Drink your buffalo milk... walk your legs off...

By Alex on March 15th, 2010 at 22:20:28

I live in avalon year round and these never get old haha... descanso beach has some great buffalo milks as well.. gotta come try em out!

By Gelker on December 3rd, 2009 at 00:26:59

Catalina is FAMOUS for this drink! It ROCKS!!! If ever there you have to go to the Buffalo Nickle too ... nachos with Buffalo Milk ... nothing better!

By e-dub on September 12th, 2009 at 15:00:46

drank plenty of these in catalina,....... the greatest thing since sliced bread

By Pickle on June 12th, 2009 at 13:20:34

I'm from nearby Goleta and I can't believe I haven't had this... I AM MAKING THIS TONIGHT

By Sherri on May 8th, 2009 at 20:56:59

Just came back from Catalina Island...these are the bomb!!! Going to try the recipe provided! Thanks.

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Nutrition Information

Serving size: this recipe

Calories 305 (1,275 kJ)
from alcohol 142
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.2g 8%
Saturated Fat 3.3g 16%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Total Carbs. 23g 8%
Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 14g
Cholesterol 0g 6%
Sodium 14.6mg 1%
Potassium 35.6mg 1%
Protein 0.8g
Vitamin A 0 IU 0%
Vitamin C 0 mg 0%
Calcium 28 mg 3%
Iron 0 mg 0%
Vitamin D 0 IU 0%
Folate 0 µ 0%
: Nutritional information disclaimer

*: Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your diet needs.

‡: Does not include Banana, Nutmeg, Ice

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