But First, Coffee (Milkshakes): How to Make the Best Homemade Coffee Milkshakes


The Best Coffee Milkshake Recipe Made with Homemade Coffee Ice Cream

Okay, so as it turns out, this Sunday is National Coffee Milkshake Day. And since I happen to have some leftover homemade coffee ice cream from a previous recipe post, I am all in for this food holiday. No question.

So, I’m sharing a simple recipe for the best homemade coffee milkshake I’ve ever had. For real. It’s that good. There’s one secret ingredient that I’m convinced helps it to stand out from the rest. Curious to know what it is?

The Best Coffee Milkshake Recipe Made with Homemade Coffee Ice Cream

Ingredients (makes 1 serving):

– 4 large scoops of homemade coffee ice cream
–  1/3 cup of milk
– 1 milk chocolate or dark chocolate bar


Add coffee ice cream and milk into a blender.

Then, using a vegetable peeler, shave the long side of a chocolate bar into the blender. I used about 1/4 of a cup of chocolate shavings for mine, but you can use as much or as little as you’d like. This will take your coffee milkshake from good to great.

Blend for 30 seconds to 1 minute (depending on your blender). That’s it!

Pour into a glass. Garnish with whipped cream, biscotti, and chocolate covered coffee beans and you’re good to go. Cheers!

The Best Coffee Milkshake Recipe

The Best Coffee Milkshake Recipe

Recipe, styling and photography by Brittni Mehlhoff

Think you’ll give this recipe a try? If you’re a milkshake fan, be sure to check out this rocky road milkshake too.

20 comments | Click here to reply

These milkshakes look incredible! I need them in my life ASAP!

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Paige | July 23rd, 2015 at 1:09 pm

Thanks Paige. Yes, everyone needs milkshakes in their lives. 🙂

Brittni | July 23rd, 2015 at 1:10 pm

I love, love coffee and will definitely be giving this recipe a try! I really like the idea of adding a few chocolate covered coffee beans for garnish. Thanks for sharing, Brittni!

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Helen | July 23rd, 2015 at 1:13 pm

So glad, Helen. Let me know how it goes.

Brittni | July 23rd, 2015 at 1:19 pm

Thank you so much for this simple recipe 🙂
It looks absolutely delicious <3

xo, elizabeth t.

Elizabeth T. | July 23rd, 2015 at 1:33 pm

🙂 My pleasure Elizabeth. Glad you like it.

Brittni | July 23rd, 2015 at 2:39 pm


It looks so good!!!
and I like to have the biscuits now for my coffee (an error not to have no biscotti in the house)

Best, Patricia
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Patricia | July 23rd, 2015 at 2:40 pm

Thanks Patricia.

Brittni | July 23rd, 2015 at 11:31 pm

Hi Brittni, it’s the recipe for the homemade coffee milkshake chocolate. Really can’t wait to try it! Thanks for sharing this!

Dawn | July 24th, 2015 at 12:37 am

This looks so good! Can’t wait to try it out this weekend. Thanks for sharing this awesome yet simple recipe

– Vicky

Vicky | July 24th, 2015 at 1:47 am

Ah! This milkshake looks absolutely delicious! I am not even a coffee lover, but I am dying to try this!
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Monique | WritingMonique | July 24th, 2015 at 2:35 am

These look amazing! I’m definitely going to make these delicious looking and sounding milkshakes 🙂
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Simone | July 24th, 2015 at 11:03 am

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This Weekend - Glisten & Grace | July 24th, 2015 at 11:44 am

love this! Looks delicious!

Jared | July 24th, 2015 at 12:50 pm

Step it up one more notch by using himemade coffee brandy ice cream

Carol | July 24th, 2015 at 6:22 pm

Rhode Islanders must be taking over. It used to be that you couldn’t find a coffee milk shake let alone coffee syrup for milk outside of Rhode Island. I can remember going a mile over the Connecticut state line and being told that coffee milk wasn’t carried. Coffee ice cream was also a local thing.

I have to try this recipe with a splash of Kaluha.

Jennie | July 24th, 2015 at 10:41 pm

I love chocolate covered coffee beans, and iced coffee also. Not necessarily together, but this milkshake sounds like a little piece of heaven in a glass. Can’t wait to try it!!! Thanks for sharing.

Marcia | July 25th, 2015 at 8:26 am

Aleeha xXx

Aleeha | July 29th, 2015 at 8:34 am


xo, Kait.
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Kait | August 4th, 2015 at 11:28 am

This looks wonderful! I think I’m going to try it with some various types of chocolate bars, such as dark chocolate with chilies or mango dark chocolate or others. They should all be good with coffee. Thank you for the recipe.

Lynn Clark | February 23rd, 2016 at 11:57 pm
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