This Copycat Chick Fil A Peppermint Shake is filled with all the delicious flavors of one of our favorite fast food shakes – only better! Peppermint, chocolate, and vanilla ice cream combine to create a shake that has all the holiday feels and flavors.
You’ve seen a lot of holiday sweets on the blog lately. Most of them have been cookies of some sort. We had a cupcake in there, too. Today, we’re sharing something a little different. Our copycat Chick Fil A peppermint shake is an easy to make drink that we think is better than the original and really captures the holiday spirit.
This copycat Peppermint Shake from Chick Fil A is so good, you’ll want two! This is really easy to make, and you can have it done in no time, and have a delicious drink for yourself, friends, or family. This would pair well with just about anything you’re serving, and everyone is sure to love this! Make sure you keep this one in your favorites!
Chick Fil A Peppermint Shake
This delicious milkshake is full of holiday flavors. Vanilla ice cream and milk are combined with chocolate syrup, candy canes, and peppermint flavoring, then it’s all topped with whipped cream and crushed candy canes to create a holiday drink that brings the delicious taste of the holidays to everyone who has one. It’s the perfect family-friendly drink to serve at holiday get-togethers or to give the kids on Christmas Eve as a special holiday treat.
Copycat Chick Fil A Peppermint Shake Ingredients
It only takes a few simple ingredients to make this delicious shake, and you’ll find them all easily at your grocery store. There are no extra fancy ingredients or hard to find additions to this recipe. It’s just pure, simple deliciousness.
For the Shake
- Vanilla ice cream
- Magic Shell chocolate syrup
- Candy canes
- Peppermint flavoring
For the Topping
- Whipped cream
- Crushed candy canes
**See the recipe card at the end of the post for quantities.
Making this shake is just as easy as shopping for the ingredients. It only takes 2 steps to make!
Step 1: Blend the Shake
In a Blender, combine the vanilla ice cream, milk, chocolate syrup, candy canes, and peppermint flavoring, and mix well until blended smooth.
Step 2: Add the Topping
Pour the shake into a 12-ounce glass and top with whipped cream and crushed candy cane pieces. Enjoy
Hint: This recipe makes one shake. For more shakes, multiply the ingredients by the number of desired drinks.
This is a milkshake, not a slushie or frozen drink, so only make as many as are needed to provide one shake for each person. You can’t refrigerate or freeze these.
This recipe is one of the easiest that you’ll ever make, so there aren’t a lot of tips here. In fact, we only have two. However, they’re important, so be sure to give them a read.
Magic Shell – Magic Shell is the preferred chocolate syrup for this recipe. As it gets cold, it hardens. When it’s used in this shake, it adds a thicker texture to the milkshake.
Serve Immediately – This isn’t a frozen drink, so serve it as soon as you make it for maximum flavor and the best texture.
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Chick Fil A Peppermint Shake FAQ
If you have questions about this copycat Chick Fil A peppermint shake, then we have answers. This FAQ covers all the most frequently asked questions about this recipe.
Why is this as good or better than the original?
The thing that makes this drink so good is that it’s homemade. The shake at Chick Fil A comes out of a machine and has a lot of artificial flavors. This drink is simple, pure deliciousness.
Can this shake be refrigerated or frozen?
No. This is a milkshake, not a slushie or frozen drink. It should be consumed as soon as its made.
Can you make this shake alcoholic?
Sure. Just add some peppermint schnapps or vodka to it. Don’t add too much!
What’s the best ice cream for a milkshake?
Any high quality, full-fat ice cream will work. We don’t like reduce fat ice cream because it’s not as smooth and creamy.
Try This Copycat Chick Fil A Peppermint Shake Today
This delicious copycat Chick Fil A peppermint shake is so simple and so delicious. It only takes a few minutes to make, and it’s better than the original. With a combination like that, you owe it to yourself to make this delicious holiday drink. Give it a try, and we know you’ll love it as much as we do.
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Copycat Chick Fil A Peppermint Shake
- 3 large scoops Vanilla Ice Cream
- 1 cup Milk
- 1/2 cup Magic Shell Chocolate Syrup
- 5 Candy Canes
- 1 drop Peppermint Flavoring
For the Topping:
- 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!
- Makes 1 – 12 ounce drink. (For additional drinks, multiply ingredients by the number of drinks needed).