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St. Patrick's Day Recipe

Corinne du Mont, Staff Writer

Saturday, March 16, 2024

It's customary to celebrate St. Patrick's Day with parties, green clothes, and of course, tasty goodies! A handmade Shamrock Shake is the ideal way to celebrate the event. Not only is this classic green beverage celebratory, but it's also extremely easy to prepare. Make your own refreshing Shamrock Shake with this easy recipe and share it with your loved ones!


  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon mint extract

  • Green food coloring

  • Whipped cream (optional)

  • Maraschino cherry (optional)

  • Green sprinkles (optional)


  1. In a blender, combine the vanilla ice cream, milk, and mint extract. Blend until smooth and creamy.

  2. Add a few drops of green food coloring to achieve the desired shade of green. Blend again until the color is evenly distributed.

  3. Taste the shake and adjust the mint flavor or sweetness, if necessary, by adding more mint extract or a bit of sugar.

  4. Pour the Shamrock Shake into glasses, leaving some room at the top for whipped cream, if desired.

  5. If using whipped cream, top each shake with a generous dollop of whipped cream.

  6. Optional: Garnish with a maraschino cherry on top and sprinkle with green sprinkles for an extra festive touch.

  7. Serve immediately and enjoy your homemade Shamrock Shake with friends and family!

This lovely Shamrock Shake is guaranteed to make people grin on St. Patrick's Day. This delicious treat is the ideal way to add a bit of green to your day, whether you're enjoying the festivities or celebrating with a traditional Irish feast. I hope you have a tasty and wonderful St. Patrick's Day!

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