Sonic Shakes 2023 – Exploring the Sonic Milkshake Menu

 Welcome to the creamy, dreamy (and occasionally chunky!) world of Sonic shakes.If you’re like me, and you believe the shake is the unequivocal king of dessert, you’re reading the right post.. I’m here to take you on a quest through this heavenly range of sonic milkshakes available at Sonic, where we’ll delve deep into each flavor, sip by sip.

Spoiler alert: Your sweet tooth is about to throw a party.

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Sonic Shakes

With more flavors and categories than you can shake a stick at, the Sonic shakes menu is a symphony of ice cream, tasty mix-ins, and that quintessential cherry on top. We’ve got Classic Shakes, Hand-Mixed Classic Shakes, Master Shakes, and the royalty of all shakes—the Premium Master Shakes. Each category boasts its unique twist—almost like each has its personality, making the milkshake experience at Sonic truly unmatched.

Sonic Shakes Flavors in 2023

The Sonic shakes menu, folks, is where simple dairy meets culinary artistry. The myriad flavors that Sonic has whipped up for us in 2023 are beyond impressive. With a whopping total of 28 flavors, split among 

  • Classic Shakes, 
  • Hand-Mixed Shakes 
  • Master Shakes
  • Premium Sonic Blasts

The journey through this milky way is bound to be full of sweet surprises and creamy delights.

Sonic Shakes 2023 – Exploring the Sonic Milkshake Menu

Classic Shakes: 7 flavors

The Classic Shakes at Sonic are all about timeless favorites! You’ll find everything from the Quintessential

  • Chocolate
  • Strawberry
  • Vanilla

To more decadent options like 

  • Banana 
  • Peanut Butter 
  • Hot Fudge 
  • Caramel 

You can’t go wrong with these tried-and-true classics; each has its unique charm and is wonderfully creamy.

Hand-Mixed Classic Shakes: 1 flavor

Talk about a solo superstar! The Hand-Mixed Vanilla Shake shines brightly all by itself in this category—a creamy and rich concoction known for its thickness and flavor that hits the sweet spot, quite literally!

Master Shakes at Sonic

Master Shakes: 7 flavors

Taking the shake game to a whole new level are the Master Shakes. These guys are a notch above the rest with some ridiculously good flavors like 

Vanilla Classic Shake
Fresh Banana Classic Shake
Chocolate Classic Shake
Caramel Classic Shake
Strawberry Classic Shake
Hot Fudge Classic Shakes
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup

 Each Master Shake is a delightful blend of real ice cream and premium mix-ins, making each sip feel like indulging in dessert royalty!

Premium Sonic Blasts

Premium Sonic Blasts

Premium Sonic Blasts: 9 Flavors

These guys are the crown jewels of the shake world at Sonic. They’re like the premium Shakes but on steroids with the addition of an Overload of mix-ins, instantly elevating their richness and flavor. The choices? We have
Vanilla Trick
Chocolate Trick
Turtle Tuffle Nut
Chocolate Chunk Brownie Blast
Sonic Blast made with Health
Sonic Blast Made with Oreo Cookie Pieces
Sonic Blast Made with REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups
Sonic Blast made with M&M’S Chocolate Candies
Chocolate Dough Cookie Blast

Vanilla Trick

Sonic Shake Vanilla Trick

Chocolate Trick

Sonic Chocolate Trick

Turtle Tuffle Nut

Sonic Turtle Tuffle Nut

Chocolate Chunk Brownie Blast

Chocolate Chunk Brownie Blast

Sonic Blast made with Health

Sonic Blast made with Health

Sonic Blast Made with Oreo Cookie Pieces

Sonic Blast Made with Oreo Cookie Pieces

Sonic Blast Made with REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups

Sonic Blast Made with REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups

Sonic Blast made with M&M’S Chocolate Candies

Sonic Blast made with M&M’S Chocolate Candies

Chocolate Dough Cookie Blast

Chocolate Dough Cookie Blast

The ‘Overload’ quite literally means getting an extra dose of your chosen mix-in. Be warned, though—it might result in a sugar rush!

Sonic Classic Shakes Flavor

When it comes to classic shakes flavors, it’s all about keeping it simple and letting the quality ingredients shine. In this case, that’s (you guessed it!) real, creamy ice cream blended to perfection and living in harmony with iconic flavors.

  • Chocolate – is for folks who believe a dessert isn’t dessert without chocolate. It takes you on a creamy, flavorful ride with rich chocolate syrup swirling all around having 650 Calories
Sonic Classic Shakes Flavor
  • Strawberry takes you on a nostalgic journey. The vibrant, sweet, and slightly tangy strawberry flavor is an absolute crowd-pleaser  containing 630 Calories
Sonic Classic Shakes Flavor Strawberry
  • Vanilla, the underdog in the desert world, comes to life in this Sonic shake. It’s simple, yet subtly sweet and incredibly satisfying with containing 650 Calories
Sonic Classic Shakes Flavor Vanilla
  • Dive into the creamy sweetness of Banana Shake, which lets the fun flavor of banana shine containing 430 Calories.
Sonic Classic Shakes Flavor Banana
  • Love peanut butter? The Peanut Butter Shake hits the nail right on the head with its perfectly balanced sweet and salty tones containing 750 Calories
Sonic Classic Shakes Flavor Peanut Butter
  • The Hot Fudge Shake is like a warm hug in a cold dessert—unashamedly indulgent and satisfyingly sweet containing 450 Calories.
Sonic Classic Shakes Flavor Hot Fudge
  • If you love the combination of sweet and salty, the Caramel Shake will seduce your taste buds containing 660 Calories
Sonic Classic Shakes Flavor Caramel

Sonic Hand-Mixed Classic Shakes

The Hand-Mixed Vanilla Shake stands tall and proud in this category. Crafted with premium real ice cream, it is hand-mixed to order. Known for a distinctive thickness and creaminess, it will make you appreciate vanilla in a whole new light. It’s proof that simplicity can indeed be a powerhouse of flavors!

Sonic Master Shakes Flavors

The Master Shakes are like a dessert buffet in a cup! These babies are a riot of flavors and textures with the harmony of real ice cream and your chosen mix-in offering a mouthful of goodness in every sip. Reminiscing about your favorite chocolate bar? There’s a Master Shake for that. Have a hankering for cookie dough or a caffeine fix? You bet Sonic’s got you covered. The entire Master Shakes lineup is worthy of the title ‘Masterpiece.’

Premium Sonic Blasts

This line is for those days when your sweet tooth demands something extra. Each Premium Master Shake comes loaded with your chosen mix-ins, offering an ‘overloaded joyride of flavors! Each order spills over with mix-ins. It’s like Sonic understands your secret wish for holding onto that last bite of your favorite candy bar a little longer. Sonic just put it in a shake for you! And of course, Korean skincare isn’t the only thing that does ‘Overload’ right—these masterful milkshakes nail it too!

Sonic Seasonal Shakes:

If you’re all about matching your meals with the seasons, you’ll love the Sonic Seasonal Shakes. With delightful options like Pumpkin Spice Shake for the fall and whacky concoctions like Blueberry Cheesecake Shake, there’s an exciting shake for every season! These flavors revolve around the year, ensuring there’s always something new for you to try. Talk about keeping things fresh and exciting!

Sonic Shakes Menu with Prices

Now before you sprint to Sonic or speed-dial them, let’s talk about the price tag of these beauties. I promise you—they’re worth every cent!

  • Classic Shakes: $3.65
  • Strawberry: $3.65
  • Peanut Butter: $3.65
  • Cheesecake: $3.65
  • Fresh Banana: $3.65

Sonic Shake Prices 2023

Here’s the scoop on the Sonic Milkshakes pricing for each size in 2023:

Sonic Shakes MenuMiniSmallMediumLarge
Classic Shakes$2.49$2.99$3.49$3.99
Hand-Mixed Classic Shakes$1.99$2.79$3.29$3.79
Master Shakes$3.29$3.79$4.29$4.79
Premium Master Shakes$4.29$4.79$5.29$5.79

Sonic Half Price Shakes

Who doesn’t love a good deal, right? Well, Sonic offers half-price shakes post 8 PM. The only exceptions that do not get this offer are the shakes with premium mix-ins and those that are already discounted. Also, it’s worth noting that this awesome deal is only available if you walk in or pull up to a Sonic Drive-In—it’s not applicable if you order through a third-party delivery service.

Ready to treat your taste buds? Come on down to Sonic Half Price Shakes 2023 and relish the magic in every sip!

Sonic Milkshake Menu

Now, I could yabber on and on about how each Sonic Milkshake is a work of culinary genius, but they say seeing is believing, right? So, let me whisk you into the colored, foam-topped world of Sonic’s milkshake menu!

In 2023, these are the top 10 Sonic Milkshakes that made customers break into a happy dance!

Sonic MilkshakesDescription
OREO® Cookie Overload Master ShakeMade with real ice cream, blended with OREO® pieces, and two whole cookies. Topped with whipped cream, a cherry, and additional OREO® pieces.
Cookie Dough ShakeCrafted with real ice cream and chocolate chip cookie dough pieces. Finished with whipped cream and a cherry.
Mint Chocolate Chip ShakeFeatures real ice cream mixed with mint chocolate chips. Garnished with whipped cream and a cherry.
Butterfinger® ShakeInfused with real ice cream and Butterfinger® pieces. Accompanied by whipped cream and a cherry on top.
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup ShakeContains real ice cream combined with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup pieces. Topped off with whipped cream and a cherry.
Snickers® ShakeMade with real ice cream blended with Snickers® chunks. Crowned with whipped cream and a cherry.
Coffee ShakeA delightful blend of real ice cream and coffee syrup. Enhanced with whipped cream and a cherry.
Neapolitan ShakeA tricolored treat made from real ice cream in chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla. Topped with whipped cream and a cherry.
Hand-Mixed Vanilla ShakePremium real ice cream, hand-mixed to order. It’s known for being thicker and creamier than regular shakes.
Chocolate ShakeChocolate lovers rejoice—a favorite classic made with real ice cream and rich chocolate syrup, drizzled with whipped cream and a cherry.

Sonic Churro Shake

On July 25, 2022, Sonic introduced the intriguing ‘Sonic Churro Shake.’ It’s a blend of real ice cream, caramel, cinnamon sugar, and topped with an actual churro, whipped cream, and cherry! It’s available for a limited period only in four sizes: mini, small, medium, and large.

What does a Sonic Churro Shake taste like? It’s a delightful fusion of vanilla ice cream, caramel, and pronounced cinnamon sugar. The creaminess of the ice cream and caramel contrasts with the churro’s crunchy exterior, highlighting the soft inside that melds seamlessly with the flavors in every slurp!

How to Make Churro Shake at Sonic?

Love the sound of a churro in your shake? Here’s a recipe to replicate it at home. Because yes, sometimes you want to enjoy your favorite Sonic shake from the comfort of your couch!

  • Ingredients:
    1. 1 cup vanilla ice cream
    2. 2 tablespoons caramel sauce
    3. 1 teaspoon cinnamon sugar
    4. 1 churro
  • Instructions:
    1. Blend ice cream, caramel sauce, and cinnamon sugar until smooth.
    2. Pour the shake into a glass.
    3. Top it with a churro. Sip and enjoy!

Difference between a Sonic shake and a Master shake

Both the Sonic Shake and Master Shake are creations that embrace the ‘shake’ philosophy with open arms but in slightly different ways. Here’s what defines them:

FeatureSonic ShakeMaster Shake
Sonic Shakes IngredientsReal ice cream and your flavor of choiceReal ice cream, your flavor of choice, and premium toppings
Sonic Shakes ToppingsWhipped cream and a cherryWhipped cream, a cherry, and premium toppings (like OREO® cookie pieces, cookie dough, or chocolate chips)
Sonic Shakes PriceStarts at $2.49Starts at $2.79
Sonic Shakes AvailabilityAvailable at all Sonic locationsAvailable at all Sonic locations

Difference between a Sonic blast and a Milkshake

A Sonic Blast and Sonic Milkshake may seem similar, but they have their differences:

FeatureSonic BlastSonic Milkshake
IngredientsSoft serve ice cream, mix-ins, and whipped creamRegular ice cream, mix-ins, and whipped cream
TextureHas an icy, chunky textureCreamy and smooth
Serving size14 ounces14 ounces or larger
PriceStarts at $2.99Starts at $2.69
AvailabilityAvailable at all Sonic Drive-In locationsAvailable at all Sonic Drive-In locations

There you have it! Your ultimate guide to navigating the smooth, swirling world of Sonic shakes in 2023. So what are you waiting for? Throw caution to the wind, give your sweet tooth what it wants and dive headfirst into this creamy haven of Sonic shakes. After all, life is too short for regrets, and definitely too short for bad milkshakes!

Reviewing 18 Delicious Flavors 

So, we’re embarking on a milkshake adventure at Sonic, where we’ll be diving into their extensive milkshake menu. With a whopping 18 flavors to choose from, we’re determined to try them all, because why not?

Vanilla – A Classic Choice

We start with the classic Vanilla milkshake, and it’s an obvious choice for many. Smooth and creamy, this flavor never disappoints. It’s simple yet satisfying, providing a delightful sweetness that pairs perfectly with any meal.

Peanut Butter – A Reese’s Lover’s Dream

Next up is the Peanut Butter milkshake, and if you’re a fan of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, this one is for you. The rich and nutty flavor of peanut butter blends seamlessly with the creamy milkshake base, creating a treat that is reminiscent of everyone’s favorite chocolatey peanut butter candy.

Coconut – A Tropical Delight

Now, we venture into the land of tropical flavors with the Coconut milkshake. As I take my first sip, I can’t help but sing the coconut song that got stuck in my head during a camping trip. But putting aside my musical tendencies, this milkshake is a delight. It captures the essence of a creamy coconut cream pie, making it a must-try for all coconut lovers out there.

Extreme Peanut Butter – Thick and Nutty

Prepare your taste buds for the Extreme Peanut Butter milkshake. This one is not for the faint of heart, as it delivers a powerful punch of actual peanut butter. The consistency is thick, just like peanut butter itself, and the flavor is intense. If you crave a truly peanut buttery experience, this milkshake won’t disappoint.

Chocolate Cheesecake – A Chocolate Lover’s Dream

For the chocolate enthusiasts, the Chocolate Cheesecake milkshake is a dream come true. With every sip, you’ll be transported to dessert heaven. The rich chocolatey goodness blends harmoniously with the creamy cheesecake flavor, creating a decadent treat that is undeniably indulgent.

Hot Fudge – Rich and Decadent

If you crave the classic combination of chocolate and fudge, the Hot Fudge milkshake is calling your name. With its velvety smooth texture and rich chocolate flavor, it’s like sipping on a liquid fudge sundae. This milkshake doesn’t hold back on the chocolatey goodness, leaving you with a satisfying aftertaste of pure bliss.

Strawberry Banana – A Berrylicious Blend

Sonic’s Strawberry Banana milkshake offers a delightful blend of two beloved fruits. The sweetness of ripe strawberries combines harmoniously with the creamy banana flavor, creating a refreshing and fruity treat. It’s a crowd-pleaser that hits all the right notes.

Chocolate Cream Pie – A Hidden Gem

While it may not be on the official menu, the Chocolate Cream Pie milkshake is a popular choice among Sonic regulars. Word has spread about this secret creation, and for good reason. One sip and you’ll be hooked. It captures the essence of a decadent chocolate cream pie, with each mouthful delivering pure chocolatey bliss.

Cherry – A Controversial Flavor

Now, we come to a flavor that often divides opinions – the Cherry milkshake. Personally, I’ve always been hesitant when it comes to mixing fruit flavors with milkshakes. However, this one surprised me. It doesn’t taste as “artificial” as I expected. While it’s not my personal favorite, I can see how some may enjoy the fruity twist amidst the creamy goodness.

Strawberry Cheesecake – Sweet and Creamy

Steering clear of the controversial, we move on to the Strawberry Cheesecake milkshake. This flavor hits all the right spots for cheesecake enthusiasts. It captures the tanginess of cheesecake and the sweetness of strawberries, creating a creamy and delightful treat that satisfies any sweet tooth.

Pineapple – A Refreshing Burst

Ah, pineapple, a fruit that brings a refreshing burst to any dish. And the Pineapple milkshake is no exception. It offers a tropical escape with its sweet and tangy flavor. However, be warned, this flavor may not be everyone’s cup of tea. Some find the taste too sour, almost like sour milk. But for pineapple lovers like me, it’s a delightful treat worth savoring.

Oreo Cheesecake – A Cookie Lover’s Delight

Even if you’re not a fan of Oreos, the Oreo Cheesecake milkshake might just win you over. The combination of crushed Oreos and creamy cheesecake is a match made in milkshake heaven. The Oreo pieces add a delightful crunch to the smooth and creamy base, creating a truly satisfying experience.

Banana Split – A Classic Favorite

Taking inspiration from the classic dessert, the Banana Split milkshake offers a delightful blend of banana and chocolate. The ripe bananas bring a natural sweetness to the mix, while the chocolate enhances the overall flavor profile. It’s like enjoying a banana split in milkshake form, a nostalgic treat that’s hard to resist.

Strawberry – Straight-Up Strawberry Goodness

For those who prefer a straightforward and pure strawberry flavor, the Strawberry milkshake won’t disappoint. It’s like sipping on a creamy strawberry smoothie, with each sip delivering the luscious essence of ripe strawberries. It’s a timeless classic that hits all the right notes.

Peanut Butter Fudge – A Nutty Indulgence

The Peanut Butter Fudge milkshake combines the best of both worlds – the nuttiness of peanut butter and the richness of fudge. The result is a thick and indulgent treat that satisfies any peanut butter cravings. It’s like sipping on a milkshake version of a peanut butter fudge brownie.

Strawberry Banana Chocolate Cream Pie – Let’s Mix It Up

Feeling adventurous? Try mixing the Strawberry Banana and Chocolate Cream Pie milkshakes. The combination of fruity sweetness and rich chocolatey goodness creates a flavor explosion that is surprisingly enjoyable. It’s like having the best of both worlds in a single sip.

Cherry Peanut Butter – An Unexpected Pairing

Continuing our experiment, let’s combine the Cherry and Peanut Butter milkshakes. The contrasting flavors of sweet cherries and nutty peanut butter create a unique taste that may not be everyone’s cup of tea. But who knows, you might discover a newfound appreciation for this unlikely pairing.

Coconut Cream Pineapple – A Tropical Twist

For a taste of the tropics, mix the Coconut Cream and Pineapple milkshakes. The creamy coconut flavor complements the tangy sweetness of pineapple, offering a refreshing and tropical twist on the classic milkshake. It’s like enjoying a vacation in a cup.

FAQs Regarding Sonic Shakes

Here are answers to your burning questions about Sonic shakes!

What milkshake flavors does Sonic have in 2023?

Sonic has kept milkshake enthusiasts satisfied with seven flavors for its classic shakes. They include Chocolate, Strawberry, Vanilla, Banana, Peanut Butter, Hot Fudge, and Caramel.

Does Sonic still have milkshakes in 2023?

Yes, milkshakes still rule at Sonic in 2023. They have their usual flavors like chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry along with special ones like OREO® Peanut Butter and Strawberry Cheesecake. Sonic also keeps things fresh by introducing new flavors from time to time.

What sizes does Sonic offer for milkshakes?

When it comes to sizes, Sonic has got us all covered! Sonic milkshakes are available in four sizes: Mini (14 oz), Small (20 oz), Medium (32 oz), and Large (44 oz).

Does Sonic have chocolate shakes?

Yes, Sonic has chocolate shakes that fill the void in the hearts of chocolate lovers. They offer chocolate shakes in both Classic and Master Shake varieties.

What Sonic shake is the best?

This one’s subjective as everybody has their own favorite Sonic shake. However, some top-rated Sonic shakes are OREO® Cheesecake, Strawberry Cheesecake, Cookie Dough, Mint Chocolate Chip, and Butterfinger® shakes. Each offers a unique flavor profile to suit different palates. Try one next time you’re at Sonic to find your own personal favorite!

What is the highest calorie shake at Sonic?

The OREO® Peanut Butter Master Shake at Sonic tops the calorie chart at a massive 1,720 calories for a large size. It may be high in calories, but it sure is high in flavor too, with a combination of real ice cream and peanut butter, topped off with OREO® pieces and whipped cream.

Does Sonic use ice cream in their shakes?

Yes, Sonic shakes are made with the company’s unique blend of real ice cream, which is crafted from fresh milk, cream, and sugar. This base is then mixed with selected flavors and toppings for a creamy delight.

How much is a large chocolate milkshake at Sonic?

A large chocolate milkshake at Sonic typically costs around $4.89, but prices may vary by location.

What was in the $5 dollar milkshake at Sonic?

Actually, Sonic doesn’t have a $5 milkshake. Their priciest option is the Route 44 Milkshake, which is priced at $5.29. This large treat made with real ice cream can be customized with your choice of flavors, whipped cream, and a cherry on top!

What is a hot fudge milkshake at Sonic?

The Hot Fudge Shake from Sonic is a milkshake that combines real ice cream with a chosen flavor and a luscious hot fudge sauce.

Does Sonic have Oreo milkshakes?

The Sonic Menu features two Oreo shakes– the OREO® Chocolate Master Shake that pairs the cookies with chocolate sauce, and the OREO® Cheesecake Master Shake for when you want a hint of cheese with your cookie! Both shakes are available in the four standard sizes.

Does Sonic have banana milkshakes?

The Sonic Milkshake Menu offers Banana Classic Shakes. They’re made with real ice cream, bananas, and topped with whipped cream and a cherry. It’s a banana split in a glass!

Does Sonic have a cake batter milkshake?

The Sonic Milkshakes Menu doesn’t offer a permanent cake batter milkshake. However, they did have a limited-time Cake Batter Shake back in spring 2022, which was delightful, available in four sizes, and topped with whipped cream and a cherry.

Is the Sonic Churro Shake still available?

Yes, as of now, the Sonic Churro Shake is still available! You can savor real ice cream blended with caramel, a good sprinkle of cinnamon sugar, and topped with a churro, whipped cream, and cherry. However, remember that it’s available for a limited period—so grab it while you can!

What’s new in Sonic shakes for 2023?

For 2023, the latest entrant on the Sonic shakes menu is the uber delicious Strawberry Shortcake Snowball Slush Float, which promises a whole new shake experience!

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Conclusion: Embracing Sonic’s Milkshake Variety

With each milkshake offering its own unique flavor profile, Sonic has truly outdone themselves with their extensive milkshake menu. While some flavors may be personal favorites, others may not suit every palate. But that’s the beauty of variety. Sonic provides options that cater to different tastes, ensuring there’s something for everyone.

So why not embark on your own milkshake adventure and explore the wide array of flavors Sonic has to offer? From classic choices like Vanilla and Chocolate to unexpected twists like Coconut Cream Pineapple, there’s sure to be a milkshake that will satisfy your cravings. Just remember to bring your appetite and an open mind as you dive into Sonic’s milkshake wonderland.