Black & White Stout Milkshake for St. Patrick's Day

Kim Conte

milkshakeSlainte! Likely, you'll be raising many glasses of beer in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. But have you ever had beer in a milkshake? Trust me, it's fabulous.

This recipe combines vanilla ice cream (white) with rich chocolate stout (black) in a frothy, fizzy, heavenly concoction. Add whipped cream, a pretzel rod, and a maraschino cherry for garnish and you've got the perfect St. Patty's Day drink.

Black & White Stout Milkshake adapted from Food Network

  • 4 scoops vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
  • 1/2 cup whole milk, chilled
  • 4 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 18 ounces chocolate stout beer, chilled
  • Pinch salt
  • Whipped cream
  • Maraschino cherries
  • 4 salted pretzel rods

Blend ice cream, milk, chocolate syrup, beer, and salt until smooth consistency. Pour the milkshake into 4 glasses. Top with whipped cream, cherries, and pretzel rod.


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