Grimace Shake Recipe

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The Grimace Shake, inspired by the iconic McDonald’s character Grimace, is a whimsical and delicious treat that will transport you back to your childhood. This vibrant purple concoction combines vanilla ice cream, blueberry syrup, and a touch of grape soda for that unmistakable grapey flavor. Top it off with a dollop of whipped cream and a few crushed grape candies for an extra burst of sweetness. With its striking color and delightful taste, the Grimace Shake is not only a visual delight but also a delightful indulgence for the taste buds.

If you’re looking for a unique and fun dessert experience, look no further than the Grimace Shake. This playful creation is a blend of nostalgia and sweetness that will bring a smile to your face. To make it, start with a base of creamy vanilla ice cream, then add in some blueberry compote for a burst of fruity flavor. What makes it truly stand out is the unexpected twist of grape soda, which gives it that unmistakable Grimace character. It’s like sipping on childhood memories, and you can even customize it with purple sprinkles or a colorful straw for extra flair.

grimace shake
Grimace shake

Indulging in a Grimace Shake is like taking a whimsical detour into a world of sweet surprises. This enchanting blend begins with a scoop of creamy vanilla ice cream, dancing in harmony with a swirl of vibrant blueberry syrup. But the real magic happens when the grape soda enters the scene, effervescence and grape goodness uniting in a symphony of flavors. Sipping this purple elixir is not just savoring a shake; it’s a sip of childhood wonder and carefree joy, a delightful secret recipe from the world of Grimace himself.

grimace shake recipie

Grimace shake recipie

Here's a simple recipe for a Grimace shake.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Australia, Canadian
Servings 1 people
Calories 465 kcal


  • 2 to 3 large scoops Vanilla Ice Cream –
  • According to need Purple Food Coloring (or Blue and Red to make purple)
  • 1/2 to 1 cup Milk (adjust for desired thickness)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup Grape Flavored Syrup or Purple Grape Juice –
  • According to need Whipped Cream for serving
  • According to need Purple Sprinkles (optional)
  • According to need Maraschino Cherry (optional)


  • Start by adding the vanilla ice cream to a blender.
  • Add a few drops of purple food coloring or mix red and blue food coloring to create a purple shade. You can adjust the color to your liking by adding more or less.
    2 to 3 large scoops Vanilla Ice Cream –
  • Pour in the milk. Start with 1/2 cup, and then add more as needed to achieve your desired thickness.
  • Add the grape-flavored syrup or purple grape juice for that Grimace-inspired grape flavor. Adjust the amount to taste. The more you add, the stronger the grape flavor will be.
  • Blend all the ingredients until smooth and creamy. You can taste the shake and adjust the color or flavor as needed.
  • Once blended, pour the Grimace Shake into a tall glass.
  • Top it off with a generous dollop of whipped cream.
  • Optionally, you can sprinkle purple sprinkles on top of the whipped cream for added flair.
  • Finally, garnish your Grimace Shake with a maraschino cherry on top if you like.
  • Serve your Grimace Shake with a straw and enjoy your whimsical, grape-flavored creation!


Remember that the exact proportions of ingredients can vary depending on your personal taste preferences, so feel free to experiment until you achieve the perfect Grimace Shake for your palate. Enjoy!
Keyword Bevarage, Quick & Easy, Syrup

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