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Hack a Minty McDonald's Shamrock Shake

Every year to celebrate St. Patrick's Day, McDonald's releases its beloved Shamrock Shake [1], a bright green vanilla-mint milkshake. We think we've found a suitable hack, thanks to CopyKat [2]. Watch the video to see how easy it is to re-create the shake at home, and then print out the recipe for later.

Vanilla-Mint Milkshake

Vanilla-Mint Milkshake

Vanilla-Mint Milkshake

Ingredients

2 cups vanilla bean ice cream
1/4 cup half-and-half
5 drops peppermint extract
5-6 drops green food coloring
Whipped cream, for topping
1 maraschino cherry, optional

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine ice cream, half-and-half, peppermint extract, and food coloring, and blend for 30 seconds.
  2. Pour into a tall glass, top with whipped cream, and garnish with a cherry.
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Source URL
http://www.yumsugar.com/food/Homemade-McDonald-Shamrock-Shake-Recipe-34284462