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Straight on shot of two glasses filled with a shamrock shake and topped with whipped cream, a cherry and green sprinkles.

Shamrock Shake

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  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 serving 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American


A seriously delicious Shamrock Shake recipe that is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! Easily made dairy-free and sure to be a family favorite!


  • 2 cups vanilla bean ice cream (reg. or dairy-free)
  • 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk OR regular milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 510 drops of green food coloring
  • 1/41/2 teaspoon mint extract
  • toppings: whipped cream (reg. or dairy-free), maraschino cherry and green sprinkles


  1. Add ingredients to a high-powered blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. To thicken add additional ice cream. To thin add a splash of milk. Blend again to incorporate.
  4. Taste and add additional mint extract, as desired.


  • Dairy-Free: to make this dairy-free use a dairy-free vanilla ice cream, unsweetened almond milk and a dairy-free whipped cream. 


  • Serving Size: 6 oz
  • Calories: 559
  • Sugar: 45.2 g
  • Sodium: 204.6 mg
  • Fat: 35.7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 50.1 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 196.9 mg