Shamrock Shaker Cocktail Recipe

Irish cream liqueur with mint leaf

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  • Total: 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail (serves 1)

Your pot o' gold is waiting ​for you at the end of the rainbow—just follow the little green leprechaun. This smooth, creamy cocktail is an ideal drink for St. Patrick's Day celebrations, complete with a bit of green and gold dusting on top. The drink itself is a decadent mix of coffee and almond flavored liqueurs brought together by a bit of milk. This recipe was provided to us by Cocktail Times.


Steps to Make It

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.

  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  3. Sprinkle the green and gold powders on the top.


  • The edible green and gold powder that is used for the garnish for this cocktail can be found at cake-decorating supply stores.