Shake Recipes

Turn your kitchen into a 1950’s soda shop with any of these float and shake recipes.

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The Best Copycat McDonald’s Shamrock Shake Recipe

This slurpable Shamrock Shake recipe is easy to make!

How to Make a Copycat McDonald’s Eggnog Shake at Home

Don't bother checking the drive-thru menu. You can make a holiday McDonald's Eggnog Shake at home!


Peppermint Milkshakes

Rich ice cream and refreshing peppermint make this peppermint milkshake recipe a special treat, especially during the holidays. For a...


Margarita Floats

2 reviews

On a hot afternoon, what could be better than a cold margarita float? The addition of creamy ice cream really...


Chocolate Peanut Butter Shakes

1 review

These chocolate peanut butter shakes will make you feel as if you're sitting in a 1950s soda fountain. Add an...

Guinness Float

2 reviews

That very first sip of a Guinness is what inspired this quick and easy dessert. The rich, creamy foam that...


12 Crazy Milkshakes We’re Drooling Over

We issued a challenge to the Taste of Home staff and its sister publications—come up with the craziest, most out-there...

22 Old-School Soda Shop Recipes to Make at Home

You don't need counter service to belly up to these soda shop favorites. Try these retro recipes at home. (No...


Eggnog Shakes

2 reviews

Although made with fat-free ingredients, the easy-to-fix eggnog shake recipe retains the thick creamy consistency of the classic Christmas beverage....


Orange Creme Sodas

1 review

Lillian Weir, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, says this treat is a hit with kids and adults alike. Serve it on National...


Banana-Almond Milk Shakes

2 reviews

A few sips of this flavorful shake will curb the hungriest sweet tooth. For a lighter version, substitute a tablespoon...

Mimosa Floats

Everyone needs a little treat at brunch! I wanted to kick things up a notch, so I added a scoop...


Date Shake

The shake has the rich taste of dates. We recommend using Medjool dates for the most flavor. —Taste of Home...


Strawberry-Peach Milk Shakes

1 review

You'll either need thick drinking straws or spoons to enjoy this refreshing shake that combines two favorite fruits—strawberries and peaches—for...


S’mores Milk Shake

1 review

When cabin fever hits, we whip up a beverage that tastes like s’mores. Oven-toasted marshmallows and a blender make it...


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Thin Mint Milk Shake

2 reviews

Save a sleeve of Girl Scout cookies for this creamy milkshake that's fun for kids and adults, too. —Shauna Sever,...

Creamy Lemon Milk Shakes

3 reviews

Several different recipes inspired the combination of ingredients I use in these shakes, and I'm glad they did! They're so...


Buttermilk Shake

"This rich shake tastes like liquid cheesecake!" reveals Gloria Jarrett of Loveland, Ohio.


Cappuccino Shake

1 review

"I created this quick and easy shake for my mom, who's been diabetic for 30 years," reports Paula Pelis of...


Lime Milk Shakes

3 reviews

“My daughter likes to make these delicious shakes in our blender. I turn them into Popsicles by freezing them, or...


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Purple Cows

2 reviews

Kids will need only three ingredients to whip up this bright beverage shared by Renee Schwebach of Dumont, Minnesota. The...


Strawberry Shakes

1 review

Full of summer fruit, these thick berry blends are the perfect way to savor hot days. "I serve tall glasses...


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Old-Fashioned Chocolate Malted Milk

1 review

With a few ingredients, you can make this old-fashioned favorite just like the old malt shops used to have!


Strawberry Cream Floats

4 reviews

When it starts warming up in Colorado, my kids ask for ice-cold treats. This rosy pink cream float is one...


Springtime Strawberry Malts

2 reviews

Don't limit yourself to having a malt only when you go out. This refreshing beverage makes mealtime fun for the...

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Diabetic Milk Shake

1 review

Here's a sugar-free refresher with a yummy vanilla-banana flavor. It blends together in no time. —Evelyn Archer, Elkville, Illinois


Makeover Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Milk Shake

2 reviews

I’m not a big sweets person, but I’ll slurp down a milk shake from Steak ‘n Shake any day! —Sarah...


Old-Fashioned Strawberry Soda

2 reviews

With just a quick pulse of the blender, you will have what I call a "refreshing sipper"—and you'll be asked...


Pineapple Banana Shakes

When I have fruit and milk or other foods I need to use up, I like to create my own...


Chilled Hot Chocolate

2 reviews

You do not have to wait for the snow to fall to enjoy the rich taste of hot chocolate, thanks...


Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Soda

What a treat! Our cooks dreamed up this idea when they began testing ice cream recipes. Try using homemade vanilla...