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drink essentials: adult shamrock shake

Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

This is my “adult” version of the Shamrock Shake. It is simple to make and comes at a perfect time on the calendar, when we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For drink essentials: adult shamrock shake

  • 1/4 c
    half & half, very cold
  • 1/2 c
    milk, very cold
  • 3 scoop
    french vanilla ice cream
  • 1/8 tsp
    food coloring, green, of course (4 - 5 drops)
  • 1 tsp
    peppermint extract
  • 1 - 2 oz
    whiskey, irish, of course
  • whipped cream, for topping.
  • more irish whiskey, of course

How To Make drink essentials: adult shamrock shake

  • 1
  • 2
    Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  • 3
    Add everything but the whipped cream to a blender, and blend until smooth, and creamy.
  • 4
    Chef’s Note: For an added treat, take a peppermint candy cane, place it into a small baggie, and smash it up into bits, then sprinkle the bits on top of the whipped cream. If you can get a green candy cane, you get extra bonus points :-)
  • 5
    Chef’s Note: If you make your own whipped cream, then add a drop or two of green food coloring to the whipped cream… more bonus points.
  • 6
  • So yummy
    Divide between two glasses, and top with whipped cream. Enjoy.
  • 8
    Keep the faith, and keep drinking... err cooking.