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Hand holding a glass of shamrock shake topped with a cherry

Homemade Shamrock Shake

  • Author: Leslie Jeon
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 milkshake 1x


All the delicious flavor of the holiday treat enjoyed at home! This Homemade Shamrock Shake takes only three ingredients to make, and it tastes just as good as the original.


  • 1 cup (150g) vanilla ice cream 
  • 1/2 cup (121g) milk 
  • 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Optional: green food coloring


  1. In a blender, combine the vanilla ice cream, milk, peppermint extract, and food coloring. Blend until the mixture is smooth, then pour into a glass and enjoy.


  • For a thicker milkshake, reduce the amount of milk to 1/3 cup.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: shamrock shake, milkshake, peppermint, mcdonald's copycat