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    The 35 BEST Milkshake Recipes

    Ahh, what better way to cool off on a hot summer day than a nice thick milkshake? They are the ultimate summer treat.

    This collection of easy Homemade Milkshake Recipes has all of the flavors you can imagine, and then some.

    So pull that blender out of the cabinet, this list has something for everyone in the family, from fresh fruit lovers to serious chocoholics, and everything in between.

    So whether you’re a beginner wondering how to make a milkshake, or a seasoned pro just looking for some new milkshake flavors, this post has just what you need. Have fun!!!

    How to make a milkshake - 35 milkshake recipes.

    The Best Milkshake Recipes:

    1. Chocolate Milkshake

    We’re starting this list of milkshake recipes with the perfect classic Chocolate Milkshake recipe. It’s thick, creamy and is super chocolatey. No wonder it’s popular and loved by all age groups.

    You just can’t get much more classic than this!

    Get the Recipe @ tastesbetterfromscratch

    2. Strawberry Milkshake

    A sweet and refreshing Strawberry Milkshake is perfect when summer strawberries are in season.

    This classic Strawberry Milkshake recipe is so good, full of fresh strawberry flavor. It’s a refreshing treat you will love all summer long.

    Get the Recipe @ unicornsinthekitchen

    3. Blueberry Milkshake

    This Blueberry Milkshake is such a refreshing pleasure.

    It’s made with ice cream, milk, honey and frozen blueberries, ideal treat for a hot day. This treat will be your favorite for breakfast or dessert.

    Get the Recipe @ almostsupermom

    4. Salted Caramel and Chocolate Chip Milkshake

    It’s hard to beat a salted caramel milkshake, but one way to do it is with chocolate chips! Make this delicious Salted Caramel and Chocolate Chip Milkshake, you’ll be so glad you did.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    5. Chai Tea Latte Milkshake

    This Chai Tea Latte Milkshake is a unique treat that’s both easy and flavorful. Combining the flavors of coffee with chai tea, this is a great shake to enjoy any time.

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    6. Oreo Milkshake

    Oreo Milkshakes are super easy, and may be the most universally beloved flavor, for both old and young alike.

    Serve these up for a treat on a hot summer day for a cool treat.

    Get the Recipe @ tastesbetterfromscratch

    7. Peppermint Bark Milkshake

    The perfect winter treat! This easy four ingredient peppermint bark milkshake is going to make you wish it was Christmas all year round!

    There is something about these flavors that will keep you coming back.

    Get the Recipe @ twopeasandtheirpod

    8. Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shakes are an amazing combination of flavors.

    This shake requires only 6 ingredients, and is rich, thick and so satisfying. This is the perfect milkshake-as-a-meal.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    9. Shamrock Shake

    This copycat McDonald’s St. Patrick’s day milkshake is a hit! Your own homemade Shamrock Shake is easy to make and better than the original. Once you try it, you’ll never go back to the drive-thru.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    10. PB Cookie Dough Milkshake

    This PB Cookie Dough Milkshake recipe is absolutely delicious. Full of nutritious ingredients, it’s a perfect healthy breakfast for your loved ones, while still feeling like a treat.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    11. Kahlua Mocha Milkshake

    This slightly boozy Kahlua Mocha Milkshake is just divine! The recipe is a perfect balance of flavors, and makes for a cool and refreshing treat.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    12. Cake Batter Milkshake

    Cake Batter Milkshakes are so delicious, and are always a huge hit with the kiddos. They’re creamy and thick and only need three ingredients. Top them with sprinkles for a festive feel!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    13. Thin Mint Milkshake

    These Thin Mint Milkshakes have all the flavors you love in your favorite girl scout cookie. Be sure to make a big batch, because, as with the cookies, once word gets out everyone will want one!

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    14. Autumn Glow Milkshake

    This Autumn Glow Milkshake recipe is so unique and unbelievably delicious.

    You would be a little shocked after knowing the different ingredients, but they go so well with each other. Do try this recipe for breakfast.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    15. Skinny Pumpkin Pie Milkshake

    Thick and creamy, this Skinny Pumpkin Pie Milkshake going to be your go-to come October.

    With just a few ingredient substitutions, your decadent treat becomes healthy, without sacrificing flavor!

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    16. Raw Spiced Chocolate Milkshake

    Try this Raw Spiced Chocolate Milkshake recipe for a unique treat!

    This chocolate milkshake spiked with a hint of cayenne pepper, chili pepper and cinnamon for a surprising punch of heat.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven

    17. Irish Cream Milkshake

    Calling all Bailey’s lovers! This milkshake is going to be your new favorite summer treat. You can make them for yourself, or make a big batch to serve a crowd. They make a great dinner party dessert.

    Get the Recipe @ thecookierookie

    18. Brown Butter Toffee Milkshake

    These delicious Brown Butter Toffee Milkshakes are a great treat. With just a few ingredients like brown butter and toffee, this is an easy and unique treat that you must try!

    Get the Recipe @ twopeasandtheirpod

    19. Pina Colada Milkshake

    If you like Pina Coladas, this is the milkshake for you! It’s a refreshing tropical treat that is perfect for summer time. You can also make mocktail versions for the kids.

    Get the Recipe @ 365daysofbakingandmore

    20. Skinny Cookies and Cream Milkshake

    Skinny Cookies and Cream Milkshakes are a delicious alternative to Oreo milkshakes. You can go for a second glass without any guilt since it’s is low carb, low fat and low sugar.

    Get the Recipe @ therecipecritic

    21. Tiramisu Milkshake

    Enjoy a sweet taste of Italy with this tiramisu milkshake. It’s a creamy and sweet treat. This mildly coffee flavored shake is perfect for dinner parties.

    Get the Recipe @ crunchycreamysweet

    22. Date Shake

    If you are looking for a unique dessert idea, try this Date Shake. Using dates as natural sweeteners, along with other healthy ingredients, you can enjoy this any time.

    Get the Recipe @ fufuskitchen

    23. Banana Milkshake

    This is the best Creamy and Thick Banana Milkshake ever! With just a few ingredients, you can have this treat ready to enjoy. It has amazing banana flavor and you will make it again and again.

    Get the Recipe @ bakingmischief

    24. Black Forest Cake Shake

    Black Forest Cake… milkshake style! This rich and decadent treat may be the best milkshake ever. Make this delicious milkshake for your loved ones, it’s going to become one of your favorite milkshake recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ thebewitchinkitchen

    25. Coffee Milkshake

    This treat is cold, creamy and caffeinated! Just 4 ingredients and 10 minutes is all you need to make this Starbucks worthy dessert.

    Get the Recipe @ marshasbakingaddiction

    26. S’mores Milkshake

    S’mores + milkshakes = the ultimate summer fusion treat!

    You’re going to love these S’mores milkshakes at all your summertime picnics and get togethers.

    Get the Recipe @ celebratingsweets

    27. Frosted Lemonade

    Refreshing and delicious, this blend of lemonade and vanilla ice cream, is a perfect refresher for hot days. When you can’t decide between the two, blend them together!

    Get the Recipe @ dessertnowdinnerlater

    28. Boozy Chocolate Milkshake with Whisky

    Try this Boozy Chocolate Milkshake with Whisky for a little adult refreshment. It’s a great summer treat, maybe after fishing or a golf game.

    Get the Recipe @ jessicagavin

    29. The Best Vanilla Milkshake

    What’s more classic than a vanilla milkshake? They’re creamy, delicious, and so beautiful in their simplicity. This recipe shows you how to perfect this great milkshake.

    Get the Recipe @ bakingmischief

    30. Mango Mastani

    Now this one is not your regular milk shake. This mango mastani is milkshake + ice cream + loaded with goodies like glazed cherries, pistachios, almonds and cashews. Don’t you want to try this mango float kinda thing in your kitchen? Great mango recipe!!

    Get the Recipe @ dassanasvegrecipes

    31. Chocolate Caramel Bacon Milkshake

    Okay, so you’re probably thinking Bacon? Absolutely!

    This Chocolate Caramel Bacon milkshake is going to blow you away with its perfect combination of sweet and salty perfection.

    Get the Recipe @ aroundmyfamilytable

    32. Avocado Shake

    Avocado shakes are silky and smooth, and secretly healthy. This is a great option for those who crave a nice shake now and then, but can’t have dairy.

    Get the Recipe @ vegrecipesofindia

    33. Peanut Butter and Jelly Milkshake

    Peanut Butter and Jelly, Milkshake style! Turn your favorite childhood sandwich into your new favorite dessert. This shake is inspired by the one served at Disney.

    Get the Recipe @ magicaleats

    34. Strawberry Nutella Milkshake

    Strawberries and Nutella are a wonderful combination, even just for dipping. Now imagine how great it will be in shake form. Absolute bliss!

    Get the Recipe @ twopeasandtheirpod

    35. Coconut Milkshake

    This refreshing Coconut Milkshake is a cool summertime treat. It just takes a few ingredients to make this refreshing tropical drink. It’s totally perfect!

    Get the Recipe @ keepingthepeas

    We hope you love these cool and delicious milkshake recipes as much as we loved finding them for you!

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    How to Make Milkshakes (35 Variations)

    All of these easy Milkshake Recipes will satisfy your cravings for a cool, sweet treat for summer afternoons of desserts.


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