How To Recreate McDonald’s Iconic Shamrock Shake

Glass of green beverage
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If you’re looking for ways to party this St. Patrick’s Day, then you’re in luck. This year, you can elevate your celebration with a homemade Shamrock Shake to share with your friends. Here’s your guide to whipping up a perfect Shamrock Shake that will rein in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.


  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 6 drops green food coloring
  • 4 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • whipped cream
  • Maraschino cherry


  1. Get your ingredients ready and bring out your blender.
  2. Add the ice cream, peppermint extract, milk, and food coloring to the blender. Continue blending until smooth.
  3. Pour the milkshake into a tall glass. Add whipped cream at the top and a cherry before serving.