Copycat Shamrock Shake Recipe

copycat shamrock shake

Every winter, people eagerly await the return of the Shamrock Shake at a certain fast-food restaurant….and then get sad when it goes away.

I’m not sure what the big deal is. Yes, it is delicious, creamy and minty, but making a copycat Shamrock Shake is just about one of the easiest recipes that you can make. All you need is a blender!

To make it, you will need:


  • 1 pint Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1/2 cup Half and Half
  • 5 drops Mint Extract
  • 4 drops Green Food Coloring
  • Whipped cream & maraschino cherries (optional)


  1. Combine ice cream, half and half, mint extract and food coloring in a blender and blend for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  2. Top with whipped cream & maraschino cherry (optional).

You might want to try these other copycat recipes:

Are you a Shamrock Shake Fan? Have you ever made it yourself?