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  • Author: Emily Roselyn
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 Minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


This Shamrock Shake recipe is a replica of the popular one from McDonald’s! Ice cream, milk, and mint are combined, and everything is perfectly creamy. You can now prepare a mint milkshake, often known as a Shamrock Shake, at home any time of the year, so there’s no need to wait until St. Patrick’s Day!




  • ice cream, vanilla, 1 1/2 cups
  • 6/3 cups whole milk
  • 1 drop of the green gel food dye (see note)
  • 1/8 teaspoon essence of mint
  • as a garnish


Cream cheese (store bought or make your own)

  • 1 tablespoon of green salt
  • Maraschino cherries, two


Method Shake the bottle:

Blend milk, vanilla ice cream, and food coloring in a blender. Until smooth, blend.

Split it between two glasses:

Evenly divide the milkshake mixture between two glasses.

Decorate it and serve: Add whipped cream, candy bits, and a cherry on the top. straws are recommended but not necessary.



  • One lentil-sized drop of gel-based food coloring is adequate to color two milkshakes. Food colour that is based in water is less concentrated. Depending on the desired color, you might need to use about 1 teaspoon of water-based or liquid food coloring.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Shake
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 2
  • Calories: 330kcal
  • Sugar: 32g
  • Sodium: 144mg
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 67mg

Keywords: Shake, Dessert,