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Shamrock Shakes

It was not too long ago where I was driving past a McDonald’s and noticed the sign that Shamrock shakes were there. That just brought back memories of getting that shake around this time of year, in late February and March. The creamy, minty flavor is just hard to beat. Every Sunday when my kids go to Sunday school, they beg, yes beg, for McDonald’s. I typically decline their request, but do give in from time to time, and as I declined their request this week, I was going to offer them something that would I knew would remind them of McDonald’s and make them extremely happy. This is where the shamrock shake came into action.

Let’s get started.

Ingredients:

Doesn’t get any easier than that, right?

Add the milk to a blender, then add in your ice cream, peppermint extract, and green food coloring. Blend until smooth.

Pour into your serving glass and top with whipped cream. Serve with a straw, and suck away.

My kids loved these shamrock shakes, and they were pretty much identical to those of McDonald’s. So skip the drive through next time and make your own. Your kids will thank you for it. Hope you enjoy.

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Shamrock Shakes

Course Dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 5
Author Dax Phillips

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of 1% milk
  • 6 cups of vanilla ice cream
  • 1 tsp peppermint extract use more if you want more peppermint flavor
  • 1 1/2 tsp green food coloring
  • Whipped cream to your liking

Instructions

  • Add the milk to a blender, then add in your ice cream, peppermint extract, and green food coloring. Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into your serving glass and top with whipped cream. Serve with a straw, and suck away.

 

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