Adult Peppermint Milkshakes

Adult Peppermint Milkshakes

Is there anything that doesn’t go well mixed with Irish cream? If there is, I haven’t found it yet.

Irish cream is probably my favorite drink of choice this time of year when it’s cold outside and there’s snow on the ground. The rich, caramel flavor tastes like a white hot chocolate with an extra kick to it. Mixing in some ice cream and peppermint liquor adds a seasonal touch that puts this drink over the edge.

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I’d recommend using an ice cream with a strong vanilla flavor like French vanilla or vanilla bean. If you really want a stronger peppermint flavor you can use a mint chocolate chip ice cream instead.

Adult Peppermint Milkshakes

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 0 minutes

Ingredients(Makes 2 servings):

  • 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 4oz Irish cream
  • 1.5oz Peppermint liqueur
  • Ice
  • Crushed mints for garnish
  • Extra vanilla ice cream

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Method:

  1. Combine the softened ice cream, Irish cream, and peppermint liqueur in a cocktail shaker and shake until the ice cream has melted.
  2. Garnish the rim of two drinking glasses with crushed peppermints by wetting the rim and dipping it into a bowl of the crushed mints.
  3. Fill the glasses to the top with ice.
  4. Pour 1/2 cup of the drink into each glass.
  5. Top with extra ice cream and crushed mints. Drink immediately.

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What else could you want?

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One Response to Adult Peppermint Milkshakes
  1. Jennifer @ Peanut Butter and Peppers
    January 15, 2013 | 8:53 am

    Now this is my kind of milkshake! What a great recipe!

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