Milkshakes are getting an adult upgrade thanks to a splash (or two) of Kahlúa and brandy, which transforms a frosty favorite into the ultimate boozy milkshakes. Tune in for this simple recipe plus a creative technique to garnish the glass with a swirl of chocolate syrup.

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Boozy Milkshakes Recipe

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Add an adult twist to a frosty favorite with this quick and easy recipe for boozy milkshakes made with Kahlúa and brandy.
5 from 1 vote
Boozy Milkshakes Recipe
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 2 servings


  • 5 scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • 3 oz (2 shots) Kahlúa
  • 1 1/2 oz (1 shot) Brandy
  • 2 Tablespoons chocolate syrup, plus more for serving


  • Add all of the ingredients to a blender and blend until creamy.
  • Swirl chocolate syrup around the inside of two glasses. Pour in the milkshake and serve immediately.
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Calories: 208kcal, Carbohydrates: 13g, Cholesterol: 1mg, Sodium: 17mg, Potassium: 44mg, Sugar: 10g, Iron: 0.4mg

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  1. This reminds me of the Whaler from La Valencia!! So yummy- we will have to try this! You make the best videos!

    1. Thank you, Gina! Yes, these milkshakes were inspired by La Valencia and Manhattan in La Jolla (my fave restaurant!).