How to Make a Chick-fil-A Milkshake

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Chick-fil-A Milkshake

Chick-fil-A’s milkshakes are one of the most popular items on the company’s menu, particularly during the summer. Fortunately, making your own version of the Chick-fil-A Milkshake recipe is fairly simple. The restaurant offers shakes in several flavors, including Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate, Cookies & Cream, and seasonal flavors such as Banana Pudding and Peppermint Chocolate Chip.


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Offered by Chick-fil-A
Customer service phone (404)765-8000[1]
Served as Dessert, Drink
Main ingredients Ice cream, milk, whipped cream
Cooking method Blending
Similar to Milkshake
Author Selena Robinson

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Chick-fil-A Milkshake Ingredients

  • 4 cups premium vanilla ice cream[2]
  • 1 1/2 cups milk[3]
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract[4]
  • 2 tsp white sugar[3]
  • Whipped cream, for garnish
  • 4 whole cherries, for garnish

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Chick-fil-A Milkshake Recipe

  1. Combine all of the ingredients together in a blender.[2]
  2. Using a medium setting, blend the mixture until smooth.[4]
  3. Pour the mixture into four tall drinking glasses.
  4. Garnish each shake with whipped cream and a whole cherry, if desired.

Cookies and Cream Milkshake Recipe

A recipe for making a cookies and cream milkshake similar to the one offered by Chick-fil-A


  • To make a chocolate Chick-fil-A milkshake, add ½ cup powdered chocolate drink mix to the blender.[5] For even more chocolate, you can drizzle a bit of chocolate syrup over the whipped cream on top.
  • To make a strawberry Chick-fil-A milkshake, replace the vanilla ice cream with strawberry ice cream and add ½ pound of fresh strawberries to the blender. Garnish with additional strawberries, if desired.[6]
  • If you’d like to make a cookies & cream Chick-fil-A milkshake, add in 8 whole chocolate sandwich cookies and blend as described above.[7] You can also add ¼ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips to the mixture.[8]
  • Make Chick-fil-A’s banana pudding milkshake by adding 1 ½ tbsp of banana cream instant pudding mix and 5 crushed vanilla wafers.[9]
  • Prepare a copycat Chick-fil-A peppermint chocolate chip milkshake by adding a few drops of peppermint extract, ¼ cup chocolate chips, and a few unwrapped peppermint candies.[10] For even more of a mint taste, replace the vanilla ice cream with peppermint-flavored ice cream.[11]
  • According to Chick-fil-A’s website, the vanilla milkshake can have as much as 550 calories per serving, with the chocolate, strawberry, and cookies & cream versions adding even more.[12] If you’d like to reduce the calorie count, try using low fat ice cream or soy milk in the recipe.[9]

Also See: How to Make a Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich, How to Make a Red Robin Gingerbread Milkshake, How to Make Wendy's Frosty


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