When you think of St. Patrick’s Day foods, of course your first thought is of Irish pub food. But then your mind drifts to the magical Shamrock Shake, made famous by McDonald’s. Now you don’t even need to leave your dorm room to make this treat with your trusted blender and five simple ingredients you can find at ANY grocery store.

And hey, this shake doesn’t have to be just for the St. Paddy’s day season – you can make it all year long! Keep reading and your taste buds will thank you.

Shamrock Shake

  • Prep Time:1 minute
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
  • Total Time:2 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 10 drops green food colouring
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • whipped cream
Photo by Pippa Leigh
  • Step 1

    Add milk, ice cream, food colouring, and peppermint extract.

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  • Step 2

    Blend it all together.

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  • Step 3

    Serve and top with whipped cream.

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