This Vegan Peanut Punch is very kid-friendly and tasty that even the pickiest of eaters will definitely love it. Use freshly roasted peanuts without added salt. 

This rich and creamy drink will definitely be a hit, it reminds me so much of home when my mom would grow peanut in the garden and roast them, they were such a delicious treat. To this day peanut is a family favorite of ours, I include peanut as a flavor in my recipes, Vegan Peanut Butter Pie, Peanut Noodles Recipe, Maca Peanut Butter Smoothie. 

Easy Peanut Punch

Vegan Peanut Punch

Traditional peanut punch is made with condensed milk, to make a vegan version of peanut punch I substituted it with coconut milk and sweetener. Normally freshly roasted peanuts are used, the peanut is blended with water then strained. The pulp is discarded are given to feed chickens.

I have seen peanut punch recipes that included oats, Angostura Bitters, Irish moss, and alcohol but my recipe is very simple, kid-friendly, and easy to prepare using pantry staples. Feel free to substitute the maple syrup with your favorite sweetener whether it be cane sugar, coconut sugar, agave, etc.

Last-minute, I decided to add a banana to make it even more rich and creamy and it was so yummy.

Peanut Punch Ingredients

  • Peanut
  • Coconut Milk
  • Water
  • Banana
  • Maple Syrup
  • Vanilla
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg

How To Make Peanut Punch?

  1. In a high-speed blender, add peanuts, coconut milk, water and blend until creamy.
  2. Add banana, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. Process until smooth and creamy, enjoy immediately.

Tips For Making Peanut Punch

  1. How to make a peanut punch using peanut butter? Substitute 1/2 cup peanut butter for the peanuts. 
  2. If you use a regular blender, you might need to first blend the peanuts with the water then strain through a cheesecloth or fine-mesh sieve, discard pulp. Then add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth. No need to do this if you are using a high-speed blender.
  3. Substitute almond milk for coconut milk for a lower-calorie peanut punch.

Other Amazing Peanut Recipes To Try

  1. Thai Kale Salad With Creamy Peanut Sauce
  2. Peanut Butter And Jelly Smoothie
  3. Peanut Butter Lasagna

Peanut punch in a glass jar garnished on top with crushed peanuts on a burlap napkin

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Vegan peanut punch, on a round wooden cutting board on a grey background with a burlap napkin

Vegan Peanut Punch

This flavorful vegan peanut punch is a popular beverage enjoyed in Jamaica and prepared throughout the Caribbean. My version of this class punch, made with peanuts, coconut milk, spices, and maple syrup, is so yummy. 
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Jamaican
Keyword: peanut punch, vegan peanut punch
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 642kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup peanut shelled
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 banana (preferably frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Instructions

  • Add peanuts, coconut milk, and water in a high-speed blender and blend until creamy.
  • Add banana, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Process until smooth and creamy; enjoy immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 642kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 49g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Sodium: 32mg | Potassium: 930mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 39IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 5mg