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shamrock shake copycat

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

On St Patrick’s Day, enjoy this quick and easy "grown up" version as a cocktail or after dinner drink.

yield 1 drink
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For shamrock shake copycat

  • 2 c
    vanilla ice cream, slightly soft
  • 2 oz
  • 1 oz
    crème de menthe (substitute 1/2 tsp. mint extract)
  • 1/4 c
    whole milk, or to desired consistency
  • 4
    drops natural food coloring
  • 1/2 c
    whipped cream, for topping
  • 1/2 tsp
    green sanding sugar, for topping
  • 1
    maraschino cherry, for garnish
  • 1/2 c
    35% heavy cream
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How To Make shamrock shake copycat

  • 1
    SHAKE: In the jar of a blender, add ice cream, Vodka, milk, Crème de Menthe, and food coloring. Process the ingredients until completely smooth before pouring into a large glass.
  • 2
    Top with whipped cream, sprinkle on some green sanding sugar and garnish with a maraschino cherry.
  • 3
    WHIPPED CREAM: In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the ingredients and using a whisk attachment, process until stiff peaks form.
  • 4
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