Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Boozy Shamrock Shakes

(originally made 3/2013)

Saturday is date day and since we've accumulated a large selection of alcohol and rarely drink, we decided it would be a nice time to have an adult beverage.    This one caught my eye on Foodgawker.

Easy to whip up- I substituted Vanilla Vodka for the regular and left the vanilla out.   My creme de menthe was clear, so added a few drops of food coloring.     I'm not a fan of the new trend of putting whipped cream and a cherry on top either, so left that off.    Very good  :)



Boozy Shamrock Shakes


6 cups (3 pints) vanilla ice cream (used Edy's Vanilla Bean)
4 ounces (1/2 cup) creme de menthe liqueur (used clear, added green coloring)
3 ounces (1/3 cup) vodka (used Vanilla Vodka)
3 ounces (1/3 cup) Irish cream liqueur (used Baileys)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract (omitted)
Maraschino cherries and sweetened whipped cream for garnish (omitted)
  1. Add vanilla ice cream, creme de menthe, vodka, Irish cream liqueur, and vanilla extract to a blender and mix until completely blended.
  2. Divide between two tall glasses and top with whipped cream and a maraschino cherry. Serve with a straw.
Source  http://www.kitchentreaty.com/boozy-shamrock-shakes/

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