Beverage Recipes

Jamaican Papaya Drink Recipe

Jamaican Papaya Drink Recipe

In Jamaica, the papayas are called “pawpaw”.  Many say the Jamaican papayas, like our Blue Mountain coffee, have a  unique taste. Papayas are a good source of folate, vitamin A, Vitamin C, magnesium, copper, pantothenic acid, and fiber. It is also low in calories and makes a refreshing drink. Here is our Jamaican Papayas Drink.


  • 1 small ginger root peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 1 medium overly ripe Jamaican papaya (pawpaw), peeled and seeded
  • ½ cup water or milk (add more or less depending on your thickness preference)
  • ¼  cup Brown Sugar
  • Nutmeg


  1. Put all the ingredients in a blender
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Stir with a wooden spoon.
  4. The drink can be made thicker or thinner depending on how much water or milk is used.
  5. Refrigerate about 2 hours before serving.
  6. Serve with nutmeg sprinkled on top
  7. Serve with ice cubes or chill in the refrigerator

Jamaican Papaya Drink Recipe

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