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Red, White and Blue Milkshake

This Red, White and Blue Milkshake is a pretty but simple way to get you into the patriotic mood with layers of red, white and blue! Strawberry, vanilla and blueberry layers of creaminess.
Prep Time15 mins
Chill20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 385kcal
Author: Lorie Yarro


  • 6 large scoops vanilla ice cream
  • ¾ c milk
  • 1 c blueberries
  • 7 strawberries
  • whipped cream, optional


  • In a blender combine blueberries, 2 scoops of ice cream and about 2-3 tablespoons of milk. Blend until smooth. Add more milk if too thick that the blender won't blend.
  • Pour into a glass and place in the freezer.
  • Add 2 scoops of vanilla and 2 tablespoons of milk to blender and blend until smooth. Again, adjust milk if needed and then pour into a glass and place in the freezer.
  • Combine 2 scoops of ice cream and 2-3 tablespoons of milk along with strawberries to blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a cup and freeze. After about 15-20 minutes, pour the "blue" shake evenly into serving cups. Pour the vanilla layer on top of that and then the strawberry. Top with whipped cream and enjoy!


  • You will want the shakes to be thick. If you make them too thin, the top layer will just fall right into the layer underneath. Trust me, I learned that lesson reallllly quick.
  • You can make these Red, White and Blue Milkshakes ahead of time and then pull them from the freezer and top with whipped cream when you are ready. Just let them thaw for a bit or eat them with a spoon.


Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 505mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 744IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 279mg | Iron: 1mg