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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