St. Patty’s Day Ombre Milkshakes


St. Patty’s Day Ombre Milkshakes

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    Ombre is a gradient of color from dark to light. This trend has been seen in hairstyles, cake, and now milkshakes! Our minty St. Patty's Day Ombre Milkshake is eye-catching and delicious. Top as desired for that "wow" factor. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 2
    3 tbsp. hot fudge topping, plus additional for garnish, if desired
    1 ½ tbsp. Over the Top chocolate jimmies
    2 ½ c. Hy-Vee We All Scream! Mint chip ice cream
    ⅓ c. Hy-Vee 2% reduced-fat milk
    Green food coloring
    Hy-Vee original whipped topping aerosol, for garnish
    1 Hy-Vee We All Scream! mini vanilla ice cream sandwiches, halved, for garnish
    Crav’n Flavor fudgy covered mint cookies, crushed, for garnish
    Crème de menthe thins candies, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Microwave-safe plate
    • Blender
    • 2 (14-oz.) glasses


    1. Place hot fudge topping on a small microwave-safe plate. Microwave on HIGH until softened. Dip rims of 2 (14-oz.) glasses in fudge topping to coat; sprinkle with chocolate jimmies. Set glasses aside; reserve remaining topping.

    2. Place ice cream and milk in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour ⅓ cup shake mixture into each prepared glass. Add 3 drops Hy-Vee green food coloring to shake in blender. Cover and blend just until combined. Pour ⅓ cup of the shake over the back of a spoon into each glass. Repeat using an additional 3 drops of green food coloring, blending and pouring remaining shake over the back of a spoon on top of the lighter green layers in each glass.

      Hyvee Culinary Expert Tip
      For a spirited version, add 1-oz. Bailey's Irish cream liqueur, vodka, or creme de menthe.
      Hy-Vee Seasons Magazine
    3. Top with desired garnishes, such as whipped topping, ice cream sandwiches, crushed mint cookies, and crème de menthe thins candies. If desired, microwave reserved fudge topping on HIGH for 5 seconds; drizzle over milkshakes.

    Nutrition facts


    500 Calories per serving
    14-oz. each

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 25g
    • Cholesterol: 70mg
    • Sodium: 190mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 64g
    • Protein: 8g

    Daily Values

    Iron 6%
    Calcium 25%
    Vitamin D 6%
    Potassium 10%