Mar 5, 2010

In Search of the illusive Shamrock Shake (re-do & Recipe!!)

When I was a child we waited all year for the month of March.
Not because we wanted to get busy in the garden.
Not because it was time for Spring Break.
We longed for March because March is the month of the Shamrock Shake!
All McDonalds restaurants served Shamrock Shakes during the month of March.
It was green.
It was minty.
It was refreshing.
Its kinda like a Thin Mint Girl Scout cookie. except, its cold, green and you can suck it through a straw!!
Whats NOT to love???

I'm not usually a fan of mint drinks.
But I just have to have a Shamrock Shake every March!
Did you know that I have not had a Shamrock Shake in almost 10 years????
I know!! It's almost unbelievable!!
Well, it turns out that very few McDonalds in Texas carry it!
CRAZY!
This year, I was bound and determined to find one.
I called more than 45 Houston area McDonalds to no avail.
Most of the employees who answered my phone call didn't even know what a Shamrock Shake was!!

I even called the McDonalds cooperate headquarters!
I mean.. they have to know who they shipped the Shamrock Shake stuff to right?
WRONG!
They couldn't tell me!

Whats a girl to do?
Make her own Shamrock Shake thats what!!

Behold....
Dana's Shamrock Shake copy-cat!

Not too shabby, if I do say so myself!

Yum, slurp, groan!
By George!! I think I got it!!

If you would like to make your own, I posted the full recipe on Craving Comfort.
You can find it by clicking --> HERE

Happy Saint Patrick's Day!!
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7 amazing comments. Talk To Me!!:

Misty said...

wow. that is one yummmmmmy drink.
-Misty

Mari said...

Loved these shakes too.

Mee2 said...

I remember this post from last year (I think). Oh my effing goodness I LOVE these shakes. And this is making my mouth water.

Claire said...

That looks amazing!

Cxx

kermiefrg said...

thanks! I know some friends that will love this recipe!

Slo Gin Fizz said...

I have not had one of those in DECADES!

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