Jamaican peanut punch is a popular drink made with peanut butter, condensed milk, and spices. Follow this vegan peanut punch recipe to make a delicious and creamy drink in 5 minutes.
Jamaican cuisine is known for its unique flavors and bold spices, and Jamaican peanut punch is no exception. A Caribbean peanut punch is made from peanuts (or peanut butter), condensed milk, and spices and is a creamy and satisfying drink. In this recipe, I’m sharing a vegan twist on this recipe with you.
🌟 Why You Should Try This Recipe
- This Jamaican peanut punch is a versatile drink that can be enjoyed on various occasions. As a refreshing breakfast drink, a mid-day pick-me-up, a delightful dessert-like treat, or a festive drink for special occasions.
- This drink can be easily customized with a splash of rum, vodka, or any other preferred alcoholic beverage, making it a perfect option for festive drinks during celebrations, parties, or special gatherings.
- Making this recipe is quick and easy, requiring just a few simple ingredients and a blender.
- This drink is rich, creamy, smooth, and sweet, and a must-try if you love peanut butter.
📖 What is Jamaican Peanut punch?
Jamaican peanut punch is a traditional beverage from Jamaica that is made with a combination of roasted peanuts, water, sweeteners, and spices.
This drink is blended to create a creamy and frothy drink with a rich and nutty flavor. It is often enjoyed as a breakfast drink, a mid-day pick-me-up, or a dessert-like treat. This drink can be customized with additional ingredients such as vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg, or even alcohol to suit the occasion.
🥛 Ingredients for Jamaican Peanut Punch
To make Jamaican peanut punch, you will need the following ingredients:
- Creamy Peanut Butter – Peanut butter adds a rich and creamy texture to the punch, providing a smooth and velvety consistency. It is an alternative to roasted peanuts to keep this recipe easy and accessible.
- Oat milk – Oat milk is used in this recipe to provide a creamy and slightly sweet liquid base, enhancing the flavor and texture of the Jamaican peanut punch.
- Vanilla Extract – Vanilla extract adds a hint of sweetness and enhances the overall flavor profile of the punch.
- Sweetened Condensed Milk – Sweetened condensed milk adds sweetness and creaminess to the punch. It’s easy to make condensed milk at home with a few ingredients, but a store-bought version will also work for this recipe.
- Ground Cinnamon – Cinnamon adds warmth and depth to the punch, imparting a comforting and aromatic flavor.
- Ground Nutmeg – Nutmeg adds a subtle and earthy flavor to the punch, complementing the other spices and adding complexity.
- Ice Cubes – Ice is used to chill and cool the punch, making it a cold beverage.
🥄 How To Make Peanut Punch (step-by-step with photos)
Add the oat milk, sweet condensed milk, peanut butter, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg to a blender.
Blend the ingredients together until smooth and well combined.
Prepare a serving glass with ice cubes. Pour the peanut punch mixture over the ice cubes into the serving glass. Serve the mixture chilled.
Make sure to check the recipe card for the full recipe with the exact quantities and information on all the ingredients.
🧋 Substitutions and Add-Ins
When making vegan peanut punch, you can explore various substitutions and add-ins to customize the recipe to your taste preferences.
- If you prefer a sweeter drink, add more sweeteners such as maple syrup, agave syrup, or brown sugar to taste.
- Instead of oat milk, you can use other plant-based kinds of milk, such as almond milk, coconut milk, soy milk, or rice milk.
- As a substitute for vanilla extract you can use other flavorings, such as almond extract, coconut extract, or caramel extract.
- You can adjust the amount of cinnamon and nutmeg or use other spices, such as ginger, allspice, or cardamom.
- Adding a ripe (frozen) banana to the blender will add natural sweetness and creaminess to the peanut punch.
- For a sweeter and creamier texture, use coconut milk instead of oat milk.
- To make it a festive adult beverage, add a splash of rum to the peanut punch for a boozy twist.
📘 Expert Tips
Use natural peanut butter
Look for peanut butter made from 100% peanuts without added sugars or oils for a more authentic flavor.
Chill the ingredients
To ensure a refreshing and chilled punch, chill the oat milk and sweetened condensed milk before blending.
Serve with ice
When serving, pour the peanut punch over ice cubes for a frosty and refreshing beverage that’s perfect for sipping on a hot day.
Adjust the sweetness by using more condensed milk for a sweetener recipe and less condensed milk and more oat milk for a less sweet option.
💭 Frequently Asked Questions
How do I store peanut punch?
You can prepare this drink ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Just be sure to give it a good shake before serving. Avoid freezing it, as it may change the texture and flavor when thawed. It’s best to consume this drink within a day or two for the best taste and freshness.
Can I make this recipe with regular dairy milk instead of plant-based milk?
In this recipe, you can use regular dairy milk as a substitute for plant-based milk if you prefer a non-vegan version.
Why do they say peanut punch is good for men?
Peanut punch is often described as good for men due to its protein content from the peanut butter, which can help support muscle growth and repair, and its potential benefits for male reproductive health due to the presence of nutrients like zinc and folate.
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Jamaican Peanut Punch
- Prep Time: 3
- Total Time: 5
- Yield: 2 1x
- Category: drink
- Method: blender
- Cuisine: Jamaican
- Diet: Vegan
Jamaican peanut punch is a drink made with peanut butter, condensed milk, and spices. This creamy vegan recipe is ready in 5 minutes.
- ½ cup (125 gr) creamy peanut butter
- 4 tbsp (60 ml) sweetened condensed milk (vegan)
- 1 cup (240 ml) oat milk
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- Ice cubes for serving
- Add the oat milk, sweet condensed milk, peanut butter, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg to a blender.
- Blend the ingredients for about 30 seconds until smooth and well combined.
- Prepare a serving glass with ice cubes. Pour the peanut punch mixture over the ice cubes into the serving glass.
- Serve chilled.
- This recipe yields approximately 2 servings, but you can easily adjust the quantities to make more or less peanut punch.
- You can use any other plant-based milk, like almond- or soy milk, as a substitute if desired.
- You can use natural or regular creamy peanut butter, depending on your preference. Natural peanut butter without added ingredients (such as sugars or oils) will result in a better tasting peanut punch.
- Peanut punch is best consumed immediately after preparation. If you have leftovers, store it in the refrigerator and consume within 24 hours. Be sure to give it a good shake before serving, as the ingredients may separate over time.
- Peanut punch can also be customized by adding a splash of rum, whiskey, or another spirit of your choice for a boozy twist, making it a festive drink for special occasions.
- If you don’t want to serve this drink over ice, chill the peanut punch in the fridge for at least 1 hour before serving, or add a few ice cubes to the blender to cool the drink.
- Serving Size: 2
- Calories: 1129
- Sugar: 62.7g
- Fat: 76.2g
- Carbohydrates: 87.3g
- Fiber: 8.6g
- Protein: 37g
- Cholesterol: 26.4mg
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