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Shamrock Shake Recipe

This Shamrock Shake recipe is easy to make right at home! Perfect for St. Patrick's Day and any other celebration.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Irish
Keyword: Shamrock Shake recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Author: Rachel


  • Blender


  • 6 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2- 1 tsp. pure mint extract Add 1/2 first and if you need more then add another 1/2
  • 1/2-3/4 cup whole milk
  • 7 drops green food coloring Optional. You can try natural food coloring too.
  • Whipped Cream
  • Cherries
  • Optional: Oreos, chocolate chips


  • Add six scoops of ice cream to a blender. The add in milk and mint and blend.
  • If your blender gets stuck, stop the blender and use a spoon or fork to remove the ice cream off the blades before blending again. Or, you can add a wee bit more milk.
  • Add in the food coloring if using and blend.
  • ***If you want to add in Oreos or chocolate chips, add them now and then blend.
  • Pour into milk shake glasses and top with whipped cream and a cherry or any other toppings.