Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these decadently delicious Chocolate Guinness Milkshakes, topped with a frothy homemade Irish Whiskey Cream! These boozy milkshakes are sure to wow guests, and they make a lovely sweet for a weeknight, too. Makes 2 milkshakes.
This post originally appeared at My Cooking Spot, where I was a contributor.
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, and today, I’m sharing boozy milkshakes with y’all.
I figure it’s only right.
Why I love this recipe:
The combination of stout beer and chocolate is one of my favorites, and these boozy milkshakes just sing with it. We’ve also added a decadent homemade Irish Cream that we whip up a bit… because it’s fun and delicious and the perfect topping.
These Chocolate Guinness Milkshakes also incredibly easy to make, requiring just a few ingredients and 15 minutes tops.
You can also scale this recipe for a crowd, in case you’re hosting friends and family for a St. Patrick’s Day party and want to share!
Other St. Patrick’s Day desserts we adore: Guinness Brownies with Cream Cheese Frosting Drizzle | Irish Cream Biscuits with Boozy Chocolate Gravy | Chocolate Guinness Cupcakes with Baileys Frosting | Chocolate Chip Irish Cream Cake | No Churn Fudge Brownie Ice Cream
Need more March 17 inspiration? Head on over to my St. Patrick’s Day recipe index for more ideas.
What you need to make boozy milkshakes
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In addition to these tools above, you’ll need a few ingredients to make these boozy milkshakes.
- Chocolate ice cream
- Guinness beer—you could also use another stout beer, as stout beers tend to pair well with chocolate
- Granulated sugar
- Irish whiskey—your favorite brand or what you’ve got on hand
How to make Chocolate Guinness Milkshakes
Blend the ice cream and Guinness together in a blender until smooth.
In a bowl, combine the half-and-half with the sugar and Irish whiskey in a medium-sized bowl, and whip for using a hand mixer. The mixture will get frothier, but it won’t turn into whipped cream because it doesn’t have the fat content.
Pour a little bit of the milkshake into a glass, then add a little Irish Whiskey Cream, and continue this process back-and-forth until two milkshakes have been made.
Quick tips and tricks for the best Boozy Milkshakes
- Make sure your beer is cold! That’ll keep the texture of the milkshake beautiful.
- Double or triple the recipe for a crowd. So long as your blender is large enough to handle it, you can make this recipe for more people to enjoy!
- Store leftovers in the fridge or freezer. If you make a big batch of these milkshakes, and they’ll be drunk a little later, pop the blender container into the fridge to keep it cold until someone is ready to drink it. This will keep it for up to an hour.
- Switch it up! Instead of making the frothy Irish Whiskey Cream, serve these Chocolate Guinness Milkshakes topped with sweetened whipped cream or add a shot of Irish cream to the milkshakes!
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with these decadently delicious Chocolate Guinness Milkshakes, topped with a homemade Jameson Cream! These boozy milkshakes are sure to wow at this year's festivities, and it makes a delicious dessert for a weeknight sweet, too!
- 1 cup chocolate ice cream
- ½ cup Guinness (or another stout beer)
Irish Whiskey Cream
- 1/3 cup half-and-half
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon Irish Whiskey
- Blend the ice cream and Guinness together in a blender.
- Combine the half-and-half with the sugar and Irish whiskey in a medium-sized bowl, and whip for five minutes using a hand mixer. (The mixture will get fluffier, but it won't turn into whipped cream.)
- Pour a little bit of the milkshake into a cup, then add a little Irish Whiskey Cream, and continue this process back-and-forth until two milkshakes have been made.
- Enjoy cold!
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 249Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 77mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 25gProtein: 4g
Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate.