This Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake is refreshing, simple to make, and a fraction of the price of real peppermint milkshakes!
Skip long lines of the drive-thru and make this seasonal favorite at home all year!
This Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake, which is only available for a few months out of the year.
You'll be able to enjoy this treat whenever you want with just a few ingredients and a few minutes.
A shake similar to this one is available at the fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A, during the winter only.
This shake contains candy cane pieces, chocolate shavings, and smooth vanilla ice cream.
Why You’ll Love This Peppermint Shake
- Cool and refreshing drink.
- Perfect blend of minty and sweet flavor, all in one cup.
- Can be served for various occasions.
- The ingredients are easy to find.
- The recipe is easy to follow.
In the mood for a Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake but don't want to leave home?
I've got you covered! This copycat recipe is easy to make and just as delicious as the real thing
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Equipment Needed to Make Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake
- 12-Ounce Glass
- Ice Cream Scoop
Ingredients For Your Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake
- 3 Large Scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream
- 1 Cup of Milk
- 1/2 Cup of Magic Shell Chocolate Syrup
- 5 Candy Canes
- 1 Drop of Peppermint Flavoring
- Whipped Cream
- 1 Candy Cane – Crushed
How To Make A Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake
Step 1: Blend It All
In a blender, place the vanilla ice cream, milk, chocolate syrup, 5 candy canes, and peppermint flavoring, and mix well until blended smooth.
Step 2: Pour and Serve
Pour into a 12-ounce glass, and top with whipped cream, and crushed candy cane pieces.
Serve, and enjoy!
This makes one serving of 12 ounces drink. For additional drinks, multiply ingredients by the number of drinks needed
What to Serve/Pair with Your Peppermint Shake
This peppermint shake would complement almost any entrée, snack, or main course.
It complements almost any dish, including steak, chicken, mac and cheese, and any other comfort food you can think of.
This will go well with your favorite finger foods as well.
This peppermint shake is ideal for serving as a dessert on almost any occasion.
It can be spiced up by sprinkling toppings on top for added flair.
By incorporating a few shots of alcohol or liquor, these peppermint shakes can be experimented with as a boozy dessert.
Popular Substitutions & Addition
This recipe calls for a strong cup of coffee, and if possible, use espresso for a richer flavor and aroma.
Brew coffee with a drip cone, moka pot, or French press instead of an electric drip machine, as these nonelectric brewers make a fuller cup of coffee.
For a sweeter coffee jelly, add an extra tablespoon of sugar and taste the coffee mixture before mixing it with the gelatin, add more if necessary and depending on your preference.
You can use agar-agar instead of gelatin to make this a dish vegetarian.
How Store Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake
Best Way To Store Peppermint Shake Leftover
Wrap a glass of leftover milkshake in plastic wrap and place it in the freezer for up to 24 hours.
Thaw it slightly and thoroughly stir before drinking.
How Long Will Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake Last In the Fridge?
This can be stored in the fridge for up to 24 hours to enjoy at its best.
Can I Freeze This Peppermint Shake
The best way to keep a milkshake is in the freezer until you're ready to eat it.
A milkshake can be frozen and thawed, and it's the best storage method if you want to keep its consistency.
Instead of candy canes, is there anything I can use?
Yes. You can use round peppermint candies instead of candy cane for this recipe.
Can I make this in advance?
Yes, however, this is for preparation only. If you want to make the shakes in advance, pre-measure all the ingredients and crush the peppermint bark ahead of time.
Can I put other toppings on top?
Yes. You can add other toppings like cherry or sprinkles on top. You are free to experiment with whatever you want to add up.
Can I add a dash of color to the shake?
Yes. Adding a few drops of food coloring would not affect its taste. You can add whatever splash of color you like to add to your milkshake.
Is it a runny consistency, okay?
This shake should be sipped through a straw. Some shakes served in restaurants these days are stirred soft-serve rather than milkshakes. Add more ice cream if you prefer a thicker shake.
Other Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake Recipes You’ll Love
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If you’ve been craving a peppermint shake, but don't want to pay the hefty price tag that comes with it, our Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake recipe is your answer.
This refreshing drink will have your mouth watering and taste buds dancing in delight for just about $2!
It's simple to make and tastes even better than the real thing.
Give this Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake Recipe a try today!
Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake Recipe
Copycat Chick-fil-A Peppermint Shake
- 3 large scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream
- 1 cup of Milk
- 1/2 cup of Magic Shell Chocolate Syrup
- 5 Candy Canes
- 1 drop of Peppermint Flavoring
- Whipped Cream
- 1 Candy Cane – Crushed
- In a Blender, place the Vanilla Ice Cream, Milk, Chocolate Syrup, 5 Candy Canes, and Peppermint Flavoring, and mix well until blended smooth.
- Pour into 12 ounce Glass, and top with Whipped Cream, and Crushed Candy Cane pieces.
- Serve, and Enjoy!
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