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5 from 2 votes

Shamrock Shake

Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Servings: 4 cups
Author: Bailey
This copycat Mcdonald's shamrock shake recipe is creamy, minty, and perfect for St Patrick's Day.
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  • 4 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 8 drops green food coloring
  • 1/4 teaspoon mint extract pure mint, not peppermint
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • green sanding sugar for serving
  • whipped cream for serving
  • maraschino cherries garnish


  • Combine ice cream, vanilla, green food coloring, mint extract, and milk in a blender until smooth.
  • Pour into 4 cups. Top with whipped cream, maraschino cherries, and green sugar or sprinkles.
Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 64mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 341mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 652IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 236mg | Iron: 1mg