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pumpkin milkshake topped with whipped cream and biscoff cookie

Pumpkin Milkshake

Celebrate autumn and the holiday season with a pumpkin milkshake! This delicious frozen blended treat features homemade pumpkin ice cream.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pumpkin milkshake, pumpkin ice cream, pumpkin ice cream shake, thanksgiving shake
Servings: 1 (multiply as needed)


  • high speed blender


  • 4 scoops pumpkin ice cream (about 1 ½- 2 cups)
  • ½ cup milk of choice

Alternative Vanilla Ice Cream Option:

  • 4 scoops vanilla ice cream (about 1 ½- 2 cups)
  • cup milk of choice
  • cup pumpkin puree (80 g)
  • ½ Tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice mix
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Place all ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth.
  • Pour into serving glass. Garnish with whipped cream. Top with crunchy cookie or other crunchy component of choice. Enjoy immediately.


Garnish options:
  • Top with whipped cream and garnish with a crunchy component. Graham cracker sheet, Biscoff cookie (speculoos), or a shortbread cookies are great options.
  • For the ultimate treat, rim the serving glass with melted white chocolate or caramel. Roll the sticky glass in sprinkles like in this brownie milkshake.
Turn it into an adult milkshake by adding 1 to 2 oz of liquor. Such as:
  • Bourbon, whiskey, or dark rum
  • Coffee Liqueur (such as Kahlua or Baileys)
  • Pumpkin Spice Liqueur (Trader Joe’s sells one or plenty of options at big box beverage stores like Total Wine & More and BevMo.)
  • Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie Flavored Vodka