Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe

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Make your own Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe at home. This easy to make dessert favorite is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or anytime you’d like.

Make your own Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe at home. This easy to make dessert favorite is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or anytime you'd like.

Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe

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For nearly 50 years, McDonald’s has been serving up its signature green shake from mid-February to late-March to help us all celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Known for its pretty green shade and minty taste, this shake is hard to pass by during the late winter and early spring months.

McDonald’s makes this classic treat with a mix of vanilla soft serve ice cream, a mint syrup, and whipped topping. Plus, the iconic cherry on top! Now, you don’t have to visit the local McDonalds or wait for the seasonal menu item to be served.

We’ve got a Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe that anyone can enjoy. Plus, this treat is made with real ice cream, peppermint extract, and a hint of food coloring. So, it’s just a little bit healthier for you than the original recipe.

We made this recipe on Facebook Live last year and our readers cannot get enough of it. That’s why RecipeLion.com is so thrilled to share our recipe with the Who Needs A Cape? readers.

Make your own Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe at home. This easy to make dessert favorite is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or anytime you'd like.

 

Love the adorable rainbow cookies we paired with the Copycat Shamrock Shake in our photos? You can find the full recipe and instructions for How to Make Rainbow Cookies over on RecipeLion.com.

Making this minty shake is as simple as pie! All you need to do is combine the ingredients in your blender to blend them. You might need to help your blender out a bit if the ice cream is extra frozen, so have a spatula handy.

For a smoother shake, blend this recipe for a little bit longer! 

 

If you’re not a big fan of strong mint flavoring, try adding the extract bit by bit until you achieve a taste you enjoy.

Want a boozy version? This tastes great with Baileys Irish Cream!

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More St. Patrick’s Day Themed Recipes from RecipeLion.com!

  1. Guinness Chili
  2. Rainbow Cookies
  3. Irish Apple Cake with Custard Sauce
  4. Classic Corned Beef Hash
  5. Irish Soda Bread

 

Yield: 2 servings

Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe

Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe
Make your own Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe at home. This easy to make dessert favorite is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or anytime you'd like.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 1/2 cups 2% milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon mint or peppermint extract
  • 10-12 drops green food coloring
  • Whipped cream and cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. You may need to help your blender and stir the contents around with a spoon.
  3. Pour into 12-ounce cups and serve with a straw.
  4. Top with whipped cream and a cherry. Enjoy!

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Make your own Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe at home. This easy to make dessert favorite is perfect for St. Patrick's Day or anytime you'd like.

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