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Boozy Shamrock Shake

Boozy Shamrock Shake

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Enjoy a Boozy Shamrock Shake this St. Patrick's Day! In this spiked shake, peppermint schnapps and Irish whiskey are blended with vanilla ice cream, served with a swirl of whipped cream, sprinkles and a cherry on top! Recipe yields 2 to 4.
Course Drinks & Adult Beverages
Cuisine Irish-American
Keyword adult beverage, alcoholic, alcoholic beverage, beverage, boozy, drink, milkshake, mint, shake, spiked, St. Patrick's Day
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 2 to 4 depending
Calories 464
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 2 ounces peppermint schnapps
  • ounces Irish whiskey
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream or whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon green food coloring
  • 1 splash peppermint extract
  • 4 cups vanilla ice cream see notes
  • whipped cream for serving
  • gold sprinkles for garnish
  • maraschino cherries for garnish


  • In your blender add; schnapps, whiskey, cream, food coloring, a splash of peppermint extract and vanilla ice cream.
  • Secure the lid and blend until thick, creamy and smooth.
  • Divide among glasses, top with whipped cream, sprikles and a cherry.


I used a high quality brand for this. You can make your own of course, but it just wasn't in the plans for me. With that said, a container of ice cream is 48 fludi ounces, which is 6 cups. I used about 2/3 a container. I don't measure out 4 acutal cups, it would take forever.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 464kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 37g