1amcooks-shamrock-shakeSt. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with a delicious shamrock shake? Skip the drive through, along with the corn syrup and food coloring, and enjoy a homemade shake with simple ingredients you can actually recognize.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Ice

Step 1:  Place the ice cream, milk, cream, mint, vanilla extract, peppermint extract and ice into a blender.

Step 2:  Blend until smooth and frothy. Serve immediately.

For all the adults out there looking to shake things up this St. Patrick’s Day, try adding a shot of crème de menthe to the concoction!

This recipe makes a great dessert after a traditional Irish dish such as corned beef and cabbage. Use the hashtag #1AMcooks to share your dishes and let us know other recipes you would like to try.