Step 2: Blend It

Yep. Put in the pineapple guts, strawberries, banana, and the 50 milliliters of OJ. Adjust the orange juice levels as per personal taste. 50 mL makes for quite a thick smoothie, the way I like it.

Blend everything together except for the ice until there is an even consistency. Then grab 5 cubes of ice and throw them in. Pulse the mixture until there are small chunks of ice.

The idea is to put in crushed ice, so if you have an ice crusher already, use that. Usually when you just throw the cubes in, you get big chunks or they just turn into water.
Like your instructable.
you have a nice blender
I has smoothie maker but no blender.
Thats a good observation. I was quite amazed at the ingenuity of using some kind of pot to plant the pineapple stalk in. What do you call one of those things? <br/><h2>They look really interesting.</h2>
Wait, are you asking me what kind of pot the pineapple top is planted it?
Yes. I've never seen one before, and they look =fun= What's it made out of? What are the dimensions? How old is it? Does it have a name?<br/>Does it come pre-filled with soil, or do you have to supply that yourself?<br/>
The instructables not bad either.
Why thank you! But how did you like the Instructable?
looks good I think I will try it
Great! Get back to me when you do and leave a comment.
I bet this would be good with a shot or 2 of rum in it
This is AWESOME.<br/><br/><strong>4/5 Stars</strong>. VERY well written. <strong>Fav'd</strong>.<br/>
Hey dude, I was just wondering if you could give me a vote (if you haven't already) in the BBQ PDQ contest since you liked it so much. Thanks for everything.
Thanks a lot man! (Is it just me or did your rating not show up? : / )
I might not have clicked it - sometimes I forget ;-) I'll double check.
Great man, thanks for all of your help!
I just got a new blender yesterday and I'm doing this one on Sunday! I'll let you know what i think. I did not know about growing pine apples like that. I may try to grow some later this year. DOUBLE SCORE!
Awesome! Well once you try it, can you get back to me and maybe give me some stars? :D Thanks for commenting!
Yeah this didn't make it till Sunday. These are AWESOME! I added a little more ice to them but they turned out great, 5 stars!
Hate to be a pain, but if you could give me a vote in the BBQ PDQ contest (if you haven't already), I would be very happy! Thanks for all of your input.
I'm so glad you like it! Good improvisation, too. Thanks for the great rating man!
Chards advice - add rum :) im thinking morgans spiced if you can get it - yum yum. although adding rum to most stuff makes it better!
Try Parrot Bay coconut rum made by the good folks at Captain Morgan. We used to make them like this only minus the OJ and banana.
Haha, I was just trying to keep this open for family fun, but yes, I'm sure it could spice up this drink quite well! Have you tried adding it to this?
I don't like adding water ice to my smoothies because I love my smoothies to taste really fruity so I freeze pieces of fruit and make juice cubes. Might want to give it a try.
By the way, have you tried using frozen fruit with this particular smoothie? I'd like to know how it turns out!
Yea, that's what it's suggested to do in the blender instructions, but usually I don't think far enough ahead to do that, haha. Great tip! Thanks for the input!
ach! That was my brother!
I'm so sorry. He was delicious though, if that counts for anything.
<h2>Yum :D</h2>
Haha, yes it is. :)
That was fast!
Haha yep, I made it last night and finished it today! And then there was a post about this contest. :D

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