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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe: Shamrock Shakes

Family Fun

NEW YORK (WLNY) – St. Patrick’s Day is all about celebrating the Irish in all of us.

Mixologist Cailtlin Stansbury visited The Couch to show us how to make a classic treat to celebrate the holiday: Boozy and non-boozy milkshakes.

More: NYC’s 8 Best St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Shamrock Shake:

4 lg. scoops vanilla ice cream

1 &1/2 cups 2% milk

¼ tsp. peppermint extract

½ tsp. green food coloring

Garnish: whipped cream, green sprinkles, fresh mint tops

Combine all ingredients in the blender, cover and blend until smooth. Serve in a parfait glass or cocktail coupe with a fat straw OR for kid’s parties make mini’s in shot glasses. Garnish with green cupcake sprinkles, and/or whipped cream and a fresh mint sprig.

Adult Version Variation:

Reduce milk by ½ a cup, add 2 oz. Irish Whiskey or Dark Rum