Shamrock Shake

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A delicious, green, Shamrock shake is the perfect milkshake for St. Patrick’s Day! Made with mint chocolate chip ice cream, milk, and green food coloring, these delicious minty green milkshakes would also make a sweet treat for any day of the year.

Speaking of delicious mint chocolate drinks, be sure to try this easy 3-ingredient Grasshopper cocktail recipe!

Green mint chocolate chip milkshake in glass mug with whipped cream, chopped Andes Mints, and a white and black striped paper straw. The mug sits on a leprechaun hat tablecloth.

Whenever February rolls around I start to get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit and begin whipping up shamrock shakes as often as I can. They are so minty, creamy, and indulging – your family is going to just love them!

Plus, thanks to the green food coloring gel we use, they are the perfect shade of green to get you and the little ones in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit. (Adults, feel free to kick it up a notch with this boozy shamrock shake recipe!)

If you are wondering how to make a shamrock shake, it is easy and requires only a few ingredients. We used a standard blender but a hand blender stick would work just as well to make your shamrock shake.

Reads: Shamrock Shake. Green mint chocolate chip milkshake in glass mug with whipped cream, chopped Andes Mints, and a white and black striped paper straw. The mug sits on a leprechaun hat tablecloth.

This recipe makes enough for 1 (large) serving, but this recipe is easy to double or triple as necessary.

Ingredients

Half gallon of mint chocolate chip ice cream, gallon of 2% milk, leaf green food coloring, and 3 Andes Mint candies on countertop
  • 3-4 large scoops of mint chocolate chip ice cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2-3 drops green gel food coloring (we used leaf green)
  • Whipped cream for topping
  • Chopped chocolate mints for topping (or sprinkles!)

How to make shamrock shakes at home

Making copycat shamrock shakes at home is super simple. It’s basically the same as making a milkshake.

Mint chocolate chip ice cream in blender

First, add ice cream, milk, and food coloring to your favorite blender.

Bright green mint chocolate chip milkshake blended in blender

Cover and blend well.

Finished mint chocolate chip milkshake topped with whipped cream and chopped mint chocolate, in a glass with black and white paper straw


Then, pour into a tall glass and top with whipped cream and chopped chocolate mints or sprinkles.

Bright green mint chocolate chip milkshake in glass mug with whipped cream, chopped Andes Mints, and a white and black striped paper straw. The mug sits on a leprechaun hat tablecloth.

That is it! Enjoy!

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Bright green mint chocolate chip milkshake in glass mug with whipped cream, chopped Andes Mints, and a white and black striped paper straw. The mug sits on a leprechaun hat tablecloth.
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4.87 from 15 votes

Shamrock Shake

Author: Jaclyn
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
A delicious, green, Shamrock shake is the perfect milkshake for St. Patrick's Day! Made with mint chocolate chip ice cream, milk, and green food coloring, these delicious minty green milkshakes would also make a sweet treat for any day of the year!

Ingredients
 

  • 3-4 large scoops of mint chocolate chip ice cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2-3 drops green gel food coloring
  • Whipped cream for topping
  • Chopped chocolate mints for topping or sprinkles

Instructions

  • Add ice cream, milk, and food coloring to blender.
  • Blend well.
  • Pour into a tall glass and top with whipped cream and chopped chocolate mints or sprinkles.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 469kcal
Bright green mint chocolate chip milkshake in glass mug with whipped cream, chopped Andes Mints, and a white and black striped paper straw. The mug sits on a leprechaun hat tablecloth.

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Bright green mint chocolate chip milkshake in glass mug with whipped cream, chopped Andes Mints, and a white and black striped paper straw. The mug sits on a leprechaun hat tablecloth. Reads: Shamrock Shake

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  1. Shamrock shakes were my favorite growing up as a kid. Now I can make a homemade version at home anytime!

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