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Vegan Peppermint Shake

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Vegalicious celebrates St. Patrick’s Day this year with a tasty green peppermint shake.

Vegan Peppermint Shake

Serving Size: 2 – 4

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups vanilla soy ice cream or vanilla soy yogurt
  • 1 3/4 cups vanilla soy milk
  • 1/2 – 1 teaspoon peppermint extract (depends upon the strength of the mint flavor)
  • vanilla or sugar/agave (optional)
  • green sugar decorations (optional)
  • whippable soy topping (optional)

Vegan Peppermint Shake

Directions:

  1. Place the soy ice cream or soy yogurt in a blender.
  2. Add the soy milk and pulse shortly to mix.
  3. Add 1/2 teaspoon of peppermint extract.
  4. Taste to evaluate flavor.
  5. Add additional peppermint or possibly vanilla or sugar/agave as desired.
  6. Garnish with whippable soy topping and green sugar decorations.
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6 Responses to “Vegan Peppermint Shake”

  1. Emma says:

    This sounds yummy, but I’m confused why it’s green??!!
    Isn’t peppermint extract colourless?

  2. Chris says:

    Hi Emma,
    Thank you for your comment, and question. Sometimes it’s green :-) Have you seen the liquor- crème de menthe? It’s also green.
    Actually, it’s impossible to get any mint here, but as we were traveling last fall, I picked up a bit of peppermint extract when we were in Germany…it was green. I was happy about that, as I did not need any food coloring. The strength of the minty-ness also varies from one country to the next, so one should add a bit at first and taste, then adjust according to your preference. I hope you try it and enjoy.

  3. mightyvegan says:

    This looks so good and perfect for St. Patrick’s day! I bet this would taste good with actual mint added to it. I’m going to try it. Thanks for the recipe!

  4. Chris says:

    Hi Mighty Vegan,
    Thank you for your comment :-)
    es, it was very nice indeed. A special treat :-) Be careful adding your mint as it varies, some brands are very strong.others seem milder. So add a bit at first and taste it. I always used to love peppermint ice cream when I was growing up. It was usually pink though.
    This was very nice too. I hope you enjoy it.

  5. Joe Snow says:

    wow, thanks I made this with excellent results. though i was the only one excited for a mint shake. i posted the recipe on my site, since I reduced it for one.

  6. Chris says:

    Hi Joe,
    Thanks for your comment and yours looks very yummy to :-) It’s funny about the flavor o peppermint- not everyone is so fond of it and some even think it’s like medicine. But, we enjoyed it, and are glad that you did too :-)

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