Homemade Shamrock Shake Recipe

Homemade Shamrock Shake Recipe: Cool and creamy mint shake that tastes just like a McDonald’s Shamrock Shake. Only 4 simple ingredients, no blender required!

These days there are 3  main types of posts in my Facebook news feed.

Shamrock Shake Recipe

1. The wahhh I have a cold give me sympathy statuses

2. The snow is too damn high statuses

3. Shamrock Shakes: What states/towns have them and what ones don’t!

Regardless of which side you’re on here I think you’ll love my Homemade Shamrock Shake Recipe It is so creamy and delicious. Best of all this shamrock shake recipe is made without many of MC Donald’s additives.

It’s also perfect for when your minty shake craving strikes in the off season! Now, you can whip up my shamrock shake recipe any day of the year!

Shamrock Shake Recipe


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Shamrock Shake Recipe
Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 2 Large Milkshakes
Cool and creamy mint shake that tastes just like McDonald's Shamrock Shakes. Only 4 simple ingredients, no blender required!
  • 3 Cups Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1¾ Cups Whole Milk
  • ½ Teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Whipped Cream and Cherry (if desired)
  1. Blend the first 3 ingredients in a blender until thick and smooth. No blender?
  2. No problem just soften ice cream and mix in a bowl with a wooden spoon.


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Shamrock Shake Recipe
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  1. I’m in love with mint this time of year. And can you believe it, I’ve never had a shamrock shake? But, I think I can make my own and see no reason for a trip to town now :)
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  2. This looks amazing and I love that I can make it with or without a blender!!!
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  3. This looks amazing, I need to try this right meow!
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  4. That Shamrock shake looks so perfect for St Patty’s Day. Mmmmmm!
    Hi! Stopping by from Mom Bloggers Club. Great blog!
    Have a nice day!

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