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2 Mint milkshakes in clear glasses topped with whipped cream and a cherry

Shamrock shake recipe

This Shamrock shake recipe is a copy cat of the well loved McDonald's shamrock shake. No need to wait until St. Patrick's Day to enjoy this mint milkshake, you can enjoy it anytime you want to at home! With only 5 ingredients including ice cream, mint extract, and whipped cream you can enjoy this minty milkshake all year long!
Course beverage, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Mint Milkshake, Shamrock Shake, Shamrock Shake Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 310kcal
Author Stephanie


  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 4 to 6 drops mint extract
  • 2 to 3 drops green food coloring
  • Whipped cream for topping (optional)


  • Place the vanilla ice cream, milk, mint extract, and food coloring in the blender.
  • Blend all of the ingredients until smooth.
  • Serve immediately, topped with whipped cream and a cherry.


Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 343mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 655IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 238mg | Iron: 1mg