In the grand tournament of milkshake toppings, who are the last sweets standing? We rounded up all of our favorite additions to try and decipher what makes the best milkshake using one delicious bracket. Whether you’re making them at home or trying them at one of our favorite spots, we wish you a mad march filled with ice cream. Who are you rooting for?
Where to Get ‘Em
Milkshakes & Boozy Milkshakes – we recommend adding dark rum or bourbon! Flavors can include: Cookies n’ Cream with cream cheese frosting and Oreos rim, Strawberry with cream cheese frosting and fresh and dried strawberries rim, and Peanut butter with chocolate and peanut butter brittle rim from Bub City in Rosemont
March’s Shake of the Month is the Minty Leprechaun, made with creamy vanilla ice cream and crushed mint chocolates at all M Burger locations
Milkshakes & Malts – Choose between vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, pineapple, coconut, raspberry, banana, oreo cookie, homemade creamy caramel, real peanut butter, fresh brewed coffee, or dreamsicle. Any shake or malt can be spiked with your choice of booze for a Big Kids Shake. Insider Tip: We recommend adding vanilla vodka and Godiva Chocolate Liqueur to vanilla ice cream and fresh strawberries for a sinfully delicious Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Shake from RJ Grunts in Chicago
The Mini-Mexican Milkshake is a shot of chocolate goodness, spiked with kahlúa & cayenne from Nacional 27 in Chicago
Cafe Dominicano, made with Jameson, tres leches, horchata, Dark Matter Taco Blend Coffee, vanilla, cinnamon, and cream from Tallboy Taco in Chicago
Shammock Shake with mint chocolate chip, whipped cream, crushed Oreo and four-leaf clover sprinkles from Foodlife in Chicago
Tres Leches Milkshake with Kahlua from Stripburger in Las Vegas
Salted Caramel Milkshake with Baileys from Stripburger in Las Vegas
Milkshakes not really your thing but you still have a love for ice cream? Well, then you just have to meet Sushi-san’s emochi.