Boozy Irish Shake For St. Paddy’s Day

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I really enjoy anything with ice cream in it. In my opinion, Ice Cream should be it’s own food group!

As a mom and bartender, I also enjoy booze every now and then.  Ok, sometimes I NEED the booze after a particularly rough day of 5 tiny heathens fighting constantly!

Thus, in my little world, a Boozy Ice Cream shake is the Bee’s Knees! (I have also included a non-alcholic option at the bottom!)

I decided to create this little concoction with my two favorite liqueurs, Kahlua and Bailey’s Irish Cream and then add a little extra flavor with Creme de Menthe and little extra boozy kick with some vodka! It was a hit for my co-workers when I made it for them, I certainly hope you enjoy it as well!


Hershey’s Syrup

1 1/2 large scoops vanilla ice cream

3-4 Tbls milk

.75 oz Vodka (I used Titos but this a personal preference)

1 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream

1 oz Kalua

1-2 drops of green food coloring for that extra IRISH feel!

.5 oz Creme de Menthe (again this amount is a personal preference, I wanted just a hint of mint, but if you prefer more just add a dabble here and there until it is just right for you)

1 Dollop Whipped Cream

Throw everything except the chocolate syrup and whipped creme in a blender at once. While your drink is whipping together grab your Hershey’s syrup and trickle a layer around the glass to give a light chocolately flavor to your cocktail.

Pour your shake into the glass and top with a generous dollop of whipped cream with just a touch of Creme de Menthe on top for garnish.


You can also make a non-boozy version using a small scoop of mint chocolate chip and a small scoop of Hagaan Daaz’s Baileys Irish Creme Ice Cream OR a scoop of vanilla and a scoop of cappuccino flavored ice cream with a drop or two of mint extract. Blend it up, scoop it into your chocolate laced glass, and top with some whipped cream and  drop of green food coloring. Yum!

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12 thoughts on “Boozy Irish Shake For St. Paddy’s Day

  1. I love ice cream shakes and adding alcohol is a must on paddys day! Looks delicious!

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  2. I need this in my life! Booze and ice cream? It’s a winner 🙂
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  3. OH MY GOODNESS!!!! This looks amazing!! Baileys and Kahlua are two of my favourites as well! This just looks totally divine, and I’m craving it as we speak! I’m definitely going to sack off the sugar free diet to drink these for an evening!

  4. Looks delicious. I would probably just replace the vodka with Irish whiskey, but that is because i prefer whiskey. ????Love the green. #globalblogging

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