Boozy Shamrock Shake

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Saint Patrick’s Day is one of those holidays that is tons of fun for just about everyone! With all things green, the kisses and the pinches, it is like we all get to be Irish for at least one day a year! This year for the grown ups looking for something festive- I have the perfect treat! A Boozy Shamrock Shake!

How to Make Boozy Shamrock Shake

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This is the perfect drink for your adult Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations! The Vanilla Vodka and Creme De Menthe gives this Shamrock Shake a delicious kick that really makes it so much better than the original favorite shake!

Of course, you can turn this into an incredible non-alcoholic shake by substituting the Creme de Menthe for Peppermint Extract and leaving the Vanilla Vodka out! It will taste fantastic with or without the alcohol! Garnish with whipped cream, sprinkles, and cherries for a Boozy Shamrock Shake that looks as beautiful as it tastes!


This Boozy Shamrock Shake comes together easily! Within moments you can have a festive drink that is so delicious you just might make it year round and not just on Saint Patrick’s Day

You’ll Need For This Recipe

*Shake Glasses or Cocktail glasses * Blender * Sprinkles


Print Recipe
Servings: 2 drinks
Boozy Shamrock Shake
Prep Time:
3 mins
Total Time:
3 mins
Author: Holly
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Keyword: boozy, shamrock shake, vodka

A creamy minty shake spiked with vanilla vodka turns this classic into a grown up favorite!

  • 4 cups Vanilla Ice Cream
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 2 oz Creme de Menthe
  • 2 oz Vanilla Vodka
  • Green Food Coloring
  • Whipped cream , cherries & sprinkles for decoration
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Garnish as desired and serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

To make a non-alcoholic version, substitute the creme de menthe with 1 tsp peppermint extract.

Note: You can add less (or more) milk to adjust the consistency to your liking.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 729, Fat: 29g, Saturated Fat: 18g, Cholesterol: 117mg, Sodium: 225mg, Potassium: 569mg, Carbohydrates: 75g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 69g, Protein: 10g, Vitamin A: 23.4%, Vitamin C: 1.9%, Calcium: 37.5%, Iron: 1.3%

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

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Saint Patrick's Day is tons of fun for just about everyone! A Boozy Shamrock Shake is the perfect festive grown up treat!


Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

8 comments on “Boozy Shamrock Shake”

  1. im going to make the non alcoholic version for my kids my kids will love it

  2. I love these fun green shakes with the cherry on top!

    Happy St Patrick’s day!

  3. OMG!!! These Shamrock Shakes look fantastic! I am so making the non-alcoholic version for our party! Thanks for sharing this recipe!

  4. I don’t often drink shamrock shakes but if I did, this would be the one!

  5. I love the colour of this! I bet kids would love a non alcoholic version of this too.

  6. Now this is a fun way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day,

  7. Love that you’re into the spirit of St Paddy’s Day! This looks perfect!

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