Shakes and Floats Recipes

You can make fountain-style shakes and floats at home - it's easy with 170+ rated & reviewed shake and float recipes to choose from.

Community Picks

Yummy Strawberry Shake

Rating: 4.5 stars 64
Tastes yummy and delicious!

Gourmet Root Beer Float

Rating: 4.5 stars 64
Tall glasses overflowing with root beer and vanilla ice cream. Top with whipped cream and cherries for a touch of elegance.

Orange Glorious II

Rating: 4.5 stars 81
Frozen orange beverage that tastes just like the one in the mall! You have got to try it! This can be frozen and enjoyed as an Italian ice as well!

Egg Cream

Rating: 4 stars 23
A classic drink that actually uses neither egg nor cream! This is an old NYC drink from back in the days of soda and milkshake shops. This always reminds me of Sunday mornings with my father.

Italian Cream Soda

Rating: 4.5 stars 51
A watermelon and passion fruit flavored Italian cream soda.

Thick Chocolate Shake

Rating: 5 stars 49
This is something my mom use to make for us kids as a cool treat on a warm day. It is a rich chocolate treat.

Iced Mocha Fusion Shake

Rating: 4.5 stars 249
A delicious and cold 'milkshake' using a mocha flavored coffee mix. Try making your own and see just how simple it is!

Quick Berry Milkshake

Rating: 4.5 stars 71
This milk shake is made with MILK, not ice cream! It's refreshing and healthy!

Vanilla Milkshake

Rating: 4.5 stars 177
A vanilla milkshake that's so easy to make. Add candy bits for a fun twist!

Vanilla Milkshakes without Ice Cream

Rating: 4.5 stars 150
This vanilla milkshake without ice cream tastes just like the real deal!

Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Protein Shake

Rating: 5 stars 84
A quick and easy high-protein chocolate shake that's creamy and filling.

The Perfect Peanut Butter Milkshake

Rating: 5 stars 81
You are almost sure to have the only three ingredients needed to make this quick treat on hand. Be careful, this thick shake can be addictive!

Inspiration and Ideas

Chocolate Mint Milkshake
Rating: Unrated 110
"Wow! I'm still buzzing! We made this with the chocolate ice cream and loved it." – Holly Holtzman Ryerson
Cafe Latte Milkshake
Rating: Unrated 30
"Perfect combination of coffee and ice cream and chocolateyness! Yummers!" – mcrpunk
Quick Banana Milkshake (Ice Cream Free)
Rating: 4.5 stars 88

This banana shake is great if you don't have a lot of time or ingredients!