Matthew Kelly / Supercall

Vodka • Sweet
Santa’s Little Helper

After a whirlwind night of global present delivery, chimney shimmying, and platter after platter of cookies, Saint Nick deserves a boozy pick-me-up. This spiked milkshake recipe is the perfect way to end the Christmas holiday. Made with peppermint schnapps and vanilla ice cream, this milkshake is layered with the bitter, icy frost of Branca Menta and the sweet sassafras notes of Coca-Cola.  

The Essentials

Branca Menta
Peppermint Schnapps
Vanilla Ice Cream
The Details
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1 oz Vodka
1 oz Branca Menta
1 oz Peppermint Schnapps
1 oz Milk
3 oz Coca-Cola
2 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream
Bouquet of fresh Mint, for garnish


  • Add all ingredients to a blender. Blend on low until liquified.
  • Pour the cocktail into a chilled milkshake glass and garnish with fresh mint.