Homemade Shamrock Shake Recipe

Every St. Patrick’s Day, my kids ask for Shamrock Shakes, just like the ones from McDonald’s; and I gotta say making your own Shamrock Shake is pretty empowering.  The kids just look up at me with that “We’re not worthy look” and I feel pretty good.  Considering the alternative path of going to fast food isn’t going to happen.

Homemade Shamrock Shake Recipe


  • 2 Cups Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1/4 t Peppermint Extract
  • 2 Drops Green Food Coloring.
  • Whip Cream for topping


  1. Add milk to a blender.
  2. Add the ice cream.
  3. Blend for 15 seconds, and add the peppermint extract and food coloring.
  4. Blend for another 15 seconds or until you get the consistency you like.
  5. Pour into cups and top with whip cream.

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