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Shamrock Shake

This easy Shamrock Shake recipe is a copycat of McDonald’s famous milkshake! You can make this creamy & delicious Saint Patrick’s Day dessert at home with only a few ingredients.

Green milkshake in a clear glass with whipped cream and a rainbow candy placed on top.

What is a Shamrock Shake

Shamrock Shake is a delicious mint-flavored milkshake that is a seasonal offering from McDonald’s to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. But with my easy Saint Patrick’s day dessert recipe, you can make this copy cat version at home.

When does the Shamrock Shake come out?

The Shamrock Shake is back at McDonald’s, but you don’t have to go to the drive-thru to get a glass of this delicious mint milkshake. Shamrock Shakes are typically released by McDonald’s around mid-February and are available for a limited time leading up to St. Patrick’s Day.

blender with milk inside with a hand adding vanilla ice cream to the blender.

How to make a Shamrock Shake

To make a Shamrock Shake at home, follow my easy recipe combining milk, vanilla ice cream, green food coloring, and peppermint extract in a blender for a deliciously minty treat. Top with whipped cream and a rainbow airhead candy to make it festive.

Clear cup with light green milkshake being poured inside from the blender.

Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

Whether you’re hosting a St. Patrick’s Day gathering or simply craving a festive dessert, my Shamrock Shake will surely bring a smile to your face. Embrace the joy of the holiday with this creamy and easy-to-make milkshake that will leave you feeling lucky and satisfied. Cheers to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in style with a homemade Shamrock Shake!

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Shamrock Shakie

This easy Shamrock Shake recipe is a copycat of McDonald's famous milkshake! With only a few ingredients, you can make this creamy & delicious Saint Patrick's Day dessert at home.

Equipment

  • 1 Blender

Ingredients

  • 2 cups milk
  • 48 ounces vanilla ice cream
  • 10 drops of green food coloring
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 2 Airheads Extremes Rainbow Berry Sour Candy

Instructions

  • In a blender, combine milk, vanilla ice cream, green food coloring, and peppermint extract.
  • Blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Pour into glasses and garnish with whipped cream and an Airheads Extremes Rainbow Berry Sour Candy, if desired.
  • Enjoy your refreshing Shamrock Shake!

Video

Notes

Totally optional but I added a rainbow candy on top to make it more festive!

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2 Comments

  1. So glad you liked the recipe – it has saved me a lot of trips through the McDonald’s drive through window!

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