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Mango-Buttermilk Shakes

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 5 mins

Makes 3 cups

Frozen diced mango helps keep preparation to a minimum for this anytime smoothie. Blend with buttermilk, sugar and vanilla. Substitute other frozen fruits, like peaches, for fun variety.


  • 4 cups frozen diced mango
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Process mango, 1 cup buttermilk, sugar, and vanilla in a blender until smooth. Add up to 2/3 cup more buttermilk, 1 Tbsp. at a time, processing until desired consistency is reached. Stir in cardamom, if desired. Serve immediately.