Chocolate Covered Cherry Milkshake

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This Valentine’s Day surprise your sweetheart with our chocolate covered cherry milkshake. Smooth vanilla ice cream flavored with cherry syrup and covered in a sweet chocolate shell.

This year will mark Kim and my 17th Valentine’s Day together. For this occasion, we decided to skip the fancy restaurants and pricey bottles of wine.

Instead, we chose to make something fun for each other, a chocolate covered cherry milkshake. We knew we should practice it before Valentine’s Day.

So, when we whipped up the chocolate covered cherry shake, it was just too good to keep to ourselves. As a result, today’s post features this delightful treat; we hope you enjoy it.

If your looking for baked cherry treat, then try our tasty cherry dump cake recipe!

The finished chocolate covered cherry milkshake recipe in soda glasses, smothered in chocolate sauce.


First, in a blender, combine the ice cream, milk, cherry syrup, and Maraschino cherries.

Next, blend everything together until you create a smooth and creamy shake.

The chocolate covered cherry milkshake ingredients like ice cream, milk, and cherry syrup.

Last, pour the shakes into milkshake glasses, top them with an extra cherry, and drizzle them with “Magic Shell,” chocolate syrup.

Serve the shakes while they are cold and frothy.

An action photo of the shake being poured into an old fashioned soda glass.

Tips for Your Chocolate Covered Cherry Milkshake:

  • For a thicker shake, add more vanilla ice cream 1/4-cup at a time.
  • To add additional protein, consider adding one (1) raw egg to the blender when combining the other ingredients.
  • Try using homemade vanilla ice cream to reduce the number of additives and preservatives in your milkshake.
A final shot of the finished chocolate covered cherry milkshakes in glasses with straws and smothered with chocolate sauce.

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A final shot of the finished chocolate covered cherry milkshakes in glasses with straws and smothered with chocolate sauce.

Chocolate Covered Cherry Milkshake

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Author: John
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3 Servings



  • First, in a blender combine the ice cream, milk, cherry syrup, and cherries.
    2 cups vanilla ice cream
    12 ounces milk
    2 ounces cherry simple syrup
    5 maraschino cherries
  • Next, pulse the ingredients until the shake is smooth and creamy.
  • Last, pour the milkshakes into 12-ounce glasses and drizzle with the chocolate syrup. Garnish the shakes with a cherries and serve while cold.
    4 tablespoons "Magic Shell" chocolate syrup

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The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients and 12-ounce milkshake. Storage of this dish is not recommended.


Serving: 12ounces | Calories: 395kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 407mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 55g | Vitamin A: 558IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 260mg | Iron: 1mg
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    1. Thank you for commenting Marcie! I wouldn’t have either but I needed something in the tips section lol! As far as “healthy,” goes, I don’t think there’s anything that could make our milkshake healthy lol!

    1. Thank you, Edith! In regards to your question, we didn’t use maraschino cherry juice or cherry juice cocktail. We used cherry syrup, the kind you buy to make cherry sodas. I hope that information helps.

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