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Easy Homemade Milkshakes 3 Flavors

In this recipe, I show you how to make 3 easy milkshakes, vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate. They are so simple to make with just a few ingredients. And they taste amazing! Also, they are much cheaper to make at home.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Beverages, Dessert, Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, ice cream, kids, milk, strawberry, summer, vanilla, vanilla extract
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 663kcal
Author: Matt Taylor


Vanilla Milkshake

  • 4 scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup or so of whole milk other milk can be used (about 118ml)
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 2ml
  • Whipped cream optional

Strawberry Milkshake

  • 4 scoops of vanilla or strawberry ice cream
  • 1/2 cup or so of whole milk or other milk (about 118ml)
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries frozen helps make it thicker (about 150g)
  • 1 tbsp or so of strawberry syrup 20g
  • Whipped cream optional

Chocolate Milkshake

  • 4 scoops of vanilla or chocolate ice cream
  • 1/2 cup or so of whole milk or use other milk (about 118ml)
  • 1 to 2 tbsp. of chocolate syrup 20 to 40g
  • Whipped cream optional
  • Chocolate chips optional


  • Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. For a thicker shake use less milk or use more ice cream.
    You may also place it in the freezer for about 20 to 30 minutes to help thicken it up. Frozen fruit will also help make it thicker.
  • Pour the milkshake into a glass and top with whipped cream, sprinkles, more flavoring, cherries, etc.



Note: The calories and other nutritional facts will vary greatly depending on how much ice cream, milk, and additional toppings you use, but this gives you a general idea for a large 12 oz vanilla milkshake.
Homemade milkshakes nutritional facts