Shamrock Shakes

Shamrock Shakes

Drinks Shakes and Floats

This has become a St. Patrick's Day tradition in our house. The kids love it, and so do I.

Servings per recipe: 2
Calories per serving: 412
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 10m


  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon mint extract, or more to taste
  • 9 drops green food coloring
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup, or to taste (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons whipped cream, or to taste (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon green decorator sugar, or to taste (optional)


  • 1   Blend ice cream, milk, mint extract, and food coloring together in a blender until smooth.
  • 2   Drizzle chocolate syrup around inside walls of 2 tall glasses; pour shake into glass. Top with whipped cream and green decorator sugar.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 18.7g 29%
    Saturated Fat 12.0g  
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 183mg 7%
Potassium 534mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 52.5g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1.4g 6%
Protein 10.1g 20%
Sugars 45g  
Vitamin A 855IU  
Vitamin C 1mg  
Calcium 350mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 48mg  
Folate 15mcg