Most Amazing Thick Milkshake Recipes

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Looking for a thick milkshake recipe for an amazingly creamy dessert or cocktail? From incredibly delicious non-dairy options to alcoholic milkshakes, this list of delicious shakes has something for everyone.

A collection of thick milkshake recipes

These thick milkshake recipes are perfect for those looking to make an easy shake, a healthier shake, or a boozy shake while maintaining a good consistency and flavor. What is the best milkshake in every state?


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Expert Tips for Making Thick Shake Recipes

  • Opt For Dairy-Free: Swap out the milk in any of the milkshakes below for almond milk or oat milk.
  • Thicken It Up: Add more ice cream to your smoothies to thicken up the consistency. Feel free to add more syrups to keep the proper flavor balance.
  • Add An Egg Yolk: Looking to thicken your milkshake without ice cream? Just add an egg yolk to improve its texture and consistency. This works great with the dairy-free thick milkshake recipes below.

Easy Milkshake Recipes

These easy milkshake recipes are super fast, fun, and simple. These recipes require very little time and very few ingredients. You’ll find everything from a Simple Vanilla Milkshake to a Chocolate Caramel Bacon Milkshake.

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Chocolate Banana Milkshake
This Chocolate Banana Milkshake is so easy to make and only requires 5 ingredients. It’s perfect for summer nights and fun treats. 
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Raw Spiced Chocolate Milkshake
This recipe is a simple, sweet, and delicious recipe for a raw spiced chocolate milkshake.
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Mint Oreo Shake
The combination of mint chocolate chip ice cream and Oreos makes this Mint Oreo Milkshake a delicious treat! Whip it up in only minutes.
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Chocolate Caramel Bacon Milkshake
This Chocolate Caramel Bacon Milkshake is one of the most decadent milkshakes ever. It’s sweet, salty, chocolatey, and total perfection.
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A Brownie Milkshake garnished with a brownie
Brownie Milkshake
Add crumbled brownie pieces to vanilla ice cream and milk for a thick, delicious milkshake treat. Grab a spoon and a straw—you'll want to get every last drop.
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A Simple Vanilla Shake garnished with a cinnamon stick
Simple Vanilla Milkshake
This simple Vanilla Milkshake Recipe takes three minutes to make (including clean-up).
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Two 3-Ingredient Orange Creamsicle Milkshakes
3-Ingredient Orange Creamsicle Milkshake
3-Ingredient Orange Creamsicle Shake is a sweet, refreshing treat that will fill you with nostalgia. This recipe takes just 3 ingredients to make!
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Forest Fruit Milkshake
This Forest Fruit Milkshake combines the sweetness of fruit with the thickness of milkshakes for the perfect dessert. This delicious treat only requires 10 minutes and a few ingredients!
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Two apple milkshakes
Easy Apple Milkshake
This recipe is one of the easiest milkshake recipes that can be whipped up in no time. This apple shake tastes delicious and is protein-packed & nutrient-dense.
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Boozy Milkshake Recipes

These boozy milkshake recipes combine ice cream and alcohol to make the best adult dessert drinks. This list includes an Irish Cream Chocolate Milkshake, a Kahlua Cookie Dough Milkshake, a Cherry Bourbon Milkshake, and more!

Two Irish Cream Chocolate Milkshakes
Irish Cream Chocolate Milkshake
This Irish Cream Chocolate Milkshake is the perfect adult dessert. It's creamy, delicious, and definitely packs a punch!
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A Kahlua Cookies and Cream Milkshake garnished with a cherry
Kahlua Cookies and Cream Milkshake
This Kahlua Cookies and Cream Milkshake is an indulgent and creamy 5-min spiked Oreo milkshake that will knock your socks off!
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Bourbon Caramel Milkshake
Add a boozy twist to a frosty favorite! Cool, creamy, rich, decadent, and totally delicious, Bourbon Caramel Milkshake is the perfect adult milkshake!
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A Boozy Eggnog Milkshake
Boozy Eggnog Milkshake
This Boozy Eggnog Milkshake takes your favorite holiday drink to the next level. Perfect for the holidays…..or for any time you can get your hands on some eggnog!
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A Kahlua Cookie Dough Milkshake
Kahlua Cookie Dough Milkshake
Cookie dough ice cream meets cookie crumbles and Kahlúa for a simple, tasty, oh-so-creamy milkshake when you need your cookie dough fix!
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Cherry Bourbon Milkshake
This Cherry Bourbon Milkshake is fun, fast, and has bourbon and ice cream – a delectable combination of flavors.
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A Boozy Strawberry Shortcake Milkshake
Boozy Strawberry Shortcake Milkshake
This Boozy Strawberry Shortcake Milkshake is amazing! Strawberries, cake vodka, and actual cake, and whipped cream combine to make a delicious milkshake.
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A Spiked Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake garnished with a strawberry
Spiked Strawberry Cheesecake Milkshake
Combine strawberry shortcake vodka and ice cream to make this incredibly delicious dessert. You will not be disappointed!
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Two Boozy Orange Creamsicle Milkshake
Boozy Orange Creamsicle Milkshake
Boozy Orange Creamsicle Milkshake is a blended alcoholic beverage for adults only. Creamy, cold, and sweet, this sweet treat tastes like your favorite frozen ice cream pop served as a spiked sip.
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Milkshake Recipes Without Ice Cream

These milkshake recipes without ice cream are perfect for those on a dairy-free diet or looking for a slightly thinner milkshake. Here you’ll find everything from an ice creamless Mocha Coffee Milkshake to a Dairy-Free Strawberry Banana Milkshake.

A Chocolate Milkshake with no ice cream
Chocolate Milkshake Without Ice Cream
This chocolate milkshake is made without ice cream yet creamy and delicious! The perfect healthier summer treat!
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Two Vanilla Milkshakes Without Ice Cream with cookie rims
Vanilla Milkshake Without Ice Cream
Rich, creamy, and decadent, there’s nothing vanilla about this vanilla milkshake at all!
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Three Strawberry Milkshakes Without Ice Cream garnished with strawberries
Strawberry Milkshake Without Ice Cream
This delicious Strawberry Milkshake Without Ice Cream is creamy, fruity, and super sweet. All you need is strawberries, milk, and sugar.
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Mocha Milkshake - This easy milkshake recipe combines coffee and chocolate for the perfect treat
Mocha Coffee Milkshake
This easy milkshake recipe combines coffee and chocolate for the perfect frozen treat!
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A Nutella Milkshake
Easy Nutella Milkshake
This easy Nutella milkshake recipe is the perfect dessert for Nutella lovers! With just three ingredients, it’s a deliciously simple way to treat yourself when you’re in the mood for something sweet!
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A Dairy-Free Cookie Dough Milkshake
Dairy-Free Cookie Dough Milkshake
This Cookie Dough Milkshake is the ultimate dessert. It is a no-bake, frozen, healthy, and dairy-free treat! The perfect guilt-free summer dessert.
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A Dairy-Free Strawberry Banana Milkshake
Dairy-Free Strawberry Banana Milkshake
There are only three ingredients and no dairy in this yummy strawberry banana milkshake!
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Healthy Milkshake Recipes

These healthy milkshake recipes are great healthy yet delicious treats. Healthy milkshakes are perfect low-calorie desserts. From Keto Milkshakes to Healthy Fruity Milkshakes this list has it all. These shakes prove you can have both healthy and delicious in one treat!

A Healthy Cookies and Cream Milkshake
Healthy Cookies and Cream Milkshake
This Healthy Cookies and Cream Milkshake tastes just like a classic oreo milkshake! Thick and creamy, this healthy oreo milkshake is made with just 3 ingredients!
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A Low Carb Chocolate Peanut Butter Milkshake
Keto Chocolate Peanut Butter Milkshake
This milkshake is a delicious keto milkshake with the decadent combination of peanut butter and chocolate. It's a creamy beverage that's dairy-free and low-carb.
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Healthy Banana Milkshake
This 5-ingredient recipe for healthy milkshakes is straightforward, easy, and absolutely delicious.
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A Healthy Strawberry Milkshake garnished with a strawberry
Healthy Strawberry Milkshake
This thick Healthy Strawberry Milkshake is delicious, healthy, and dairy-free.
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A Skinny Peach Milkshake garnished with peaches
Skinny Peach Milkshake
To make the milkshakes you simply add milk, plain Greek yogurt,  frozen peaches, a little bit of sugar, and vanilla to your blender. They are so simple and make the perfect snack on a warm summer afternoon.
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