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Vanilla ice cream milkshake made with chocolate, espresso, bourbon, cherries, and whipped cream.
5 from 4 votes

Cherry Bourbon Milkshake Recipe with Espresso

Creamy delicious Cherry Bourbon Milkshake with bold espresso, chocolate syrup, and whipped cream. Enjoy this luscious dessert cocktail all year-round and always with an extra cherry on top.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 2 milkshakes
Calories: 851kcal



  • 4 tablespoon chocolate syrup
  • 8-12 Royal Harvest Bordeaux Maraschino Cherries - stem removed, plus 2 tbsp cherry juice
  • ¼ cup freshly-brewed coffee or espresso - chilled
  • ½ cup bourbon
  • 4 cups vanilla ice cream
  • ½ cup milk - (optional)
  • Whipped cream, chopped chocolate chips, Royal Harvest Bordeaux Maraschino Cherries - to garnish


  • Drizzle approximately 1-2 tablespoons of chocolate syrup on the inside of each glass. Start at the top, near the rim, and allow the chocolate syrup to drizzle down the sides to the bottom. Transfer your glasses to the freezer to chill.
  • To the bowl of a blender add the stemmed Maraschino Cherries (add more or less to suit your own personal taste and preference), cherry juice, freshly brewed coffee or espresso, and bourbon. Pulse until the cherries are chopped into small bits.
  • Add the ice cream. Blend until smooth. Add the milk, if desired.
  • Take your prepared glasses from the freezer and fill with your prepared Cherry Bourbon Milkshake. Garnish to whipped cream, chopped up chocolate chips, cherry juice, and Royal Harvest Bordeaux Maraschino Cherries, if desired.


Calories: 851kcal | Carbohydrates: 100g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 267mg | Potassium: 711mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 87g | Vitamin A: 1236IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 429mg | Iron: 1mg
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