The Perfect Shake
For Mardi Gras!

Put down that hurricane and step away from the margarita. We've just replaced those with a new, more delicious Mardi Gras libation. Grab a big jar of this king cake boozy milkshake for a luscious dessert and cocktail all in one!

King Cake inspired boozy milkshake

Each sip tastes like your favorite king cake, just without all the work it takes to make one. They may taste innocent, but these shakes are strong. If you wake up on Bourbon Street with a ton of beads and a brain freeze, we can't be to blame.

King cake-inspired boozy milkshake recipe

King Cake inspired boozy milkshake

Serves 2


  • 2 cups cake batter ice cream
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • About 3 tablespoons to 1/4 cup whipped cream vodka (or vanilla vodka)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled king cake pieces (or regular vanilla cake)
  • Green, purple and yellow sprinkles


  1. Place the ice cream, cream cheese, milk and whipped cream vodka in a blender. Blend on low until mixture is smooth. Add additional vodka or ice cream to taste.
  2. Stir in the cake pieces with a spoon. Pour mixture into a Mason jar. Garnish with whipped cream and Mardi Gras sprinkles.

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Comments on "King cake-inspired boozy milkshake"

Rachel February 16, 2013 | 5:53 PM

Totally sounds good but super fattening!! I'd have to diet for a week to drink this!

Stacy February 07, 2013 | 5:13 PM

I would make this without the alcohol, but sounds incredible! Thanks for sharing!

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