Thick & Creamy Vanilla Milkshake

Ever wanted to make a delicious, thick and creamy vanilla milkshake that is quick and easy to make? Well now you can! This post will help you on your way towards making the perfect milkshake.

Vanilla milkshakes are one of the most popular types of milkshake during summertime, but if you want something even more refreshing because you’re feeling hot and sticky, try a thick and creamy vanilla shake. This recipe is made with the right ingredients to give it a thick texture that will melt in your mouth.

Sometimes you just want to indulge. And when it comes to dessert, there’s nothing more indulgent than a thick, creamy vanilla milkshake.

This milkshake is thick, creamy, and all sorts of yummy. Adding the right ingredients can make it seriously satisfying for any sweet tooth—complete with a touch of ice cream. The best part? You can easily turn this into a grown-up milkshake by adding a few rum or whiskey shots to an adult serving!

How To Make The Perfect Vanilla Milkshake

The best part about a thickshake is that they’re an easy, do-it-yourself dessert. If you’ve never made one before, here’s how to make the perfect thick and creamy vanilla milkshake.

This recipe will make two servings; the ingredients needed are as follows:


  • 1/3 cups rainbow sprinkles
  • ¼ cup mini-chocolate chips
  • 3 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1 tsp real vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup whole milk

For Topping:

  • Whipped cream
  • Rainbow sprinkles
  • Maraschino cherries

Thick & Creamy Vanilla Milkshake Recipe

If you're looking for a way to beat those summertime blues and spice up your day, this recipe will have your mouth watering in no time.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Course Beverages, Desserts
Servings 2 servings
Calories 552 kcal


  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup rainbow sprinkles
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups vanilla ice cream
  • 1/3 cup whole milk

For Topping/Garnish

  • whipped cream
  • rainbow sprinkles


  • Pour rainbow sprinkles onto as hallow plate. Place a small ramekin, topside down, inside a small bowl wide enough to fit the top of each serving glass, as shown.
  • Pour the mini-chocolate chips around the ramekin. (If unavailable, add one-half cup chocolate chips directly to the bowl.). Microwave on 50% power just until the chips melt, approximately 2-3 minutes. Check after 90 seconds to determine total microwave time.
  • Remove from microwave and carefully break up any remaining solid pieces of chocolate with a fork. Dip the tops of each glass into the melted chocolate, and then roll the chocolate-coated edge in the rainbow sprinkles. Roll each glass edge until uniformly coated. Turn upright and set aside to dry.
  • Add the ice cream, vanilla extract, and milk to a blender and blend until smooth. Add a little additional milk to reach the desired consistency, if desired.
  • To serve, pour the milkshake into the prepared glasses and top with whipped cream, additional sprinkles, and a maraschino cherry. Enjoy!


Calories: 552kcalCarbohydrates: 74gProtein: 8gFat: 24gSaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 176mgPotassium: 449mgFiber: 1gSugar: 69gVitamin A: 897IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 298mgIron: 1mg
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