6 Devilishly Delicious Cocktail Recipes That Taste Like Dessert
If you’re looking for a way to satisfy your sweet tooth without actually having to pull out those oven mitts, consider making one of these six delicious dessert-like cocktails instead. These recipes aren’t nearly as labor intensive as making homemade dessert, but they still deliver that sugar-fix you crave and absolutely deserve after a long week. Add these to your weekend cocktail rotation and knock the socks off of your friends’ expectations at your next get-together.
1. Breakfast Of Champions
Are you a Honey Nut Cheerios fan? Then you’ll love this dessert-like cocktail that combines bourbon with Honey Nut Cheerios-infused milk. To make it, you’ll need three simple ingredients:
- 3/4 ounces of honey syrup
- 1 1/2 ounces of bourbon (or cognac if that’s what you have on hand)
- 3 ounces of Honey Nut Cheerios-infused milk
If you want to get a little fancy, add cinnamon and a cocktail pick with skewered Cheerios for the final garnish. To make the infused milk, simply combine Honey Nut Cheerios with milk in a resealable container and refrigerate the concoction for an hour. Before using the infused milk to make your cocktail,
2. Kahlúa Coconut Frozen Hot Chocolate
When chocolate cake isn’t available, this is the next best thing. This chocolatey cocktail recipe from Handle The Heat is a simple combination of chocolate, coconut, Kahlúa and rum liqueur — what’s not to love about this list of ingredients? To make the frozen cocktail you’ll need a blender, a medium bowl
3. Spiked Strawberry Shortcake Shake
Try saying that five times fast! This cocktail recipe from A Beautiful
You don’t need to wait till next Christmas to enjoy a peppermint cocktail. This peppermint martini recipe from A Spicy Perspective tastes amazing year-round. It’s a combination of white chocolate liqueur, vanilla vodka, half and half and peppermint extract. To make this sweet cocktail, you’ll simply combine all of the cocktail ingredients together using a cocktail shaker, dip the rim of your martini glasses into a bowl of crushed candy canes for garnish and pour. The whole process will only take you five minutes.
5. Blackberry Gin Fizz Float
For all you gin lovers out there, this cocktail is calling your name! It’s a simple combination of blackberries, gin, lime juice, ginger ale and a hefty scoop of vanilla ice cream. Make it any day for a dose of summer. Get the full recipe from Brown Eyed Baker.
6. Tiramisu Shots
Tiramisu is a mouthwatering dessert. Sadly, not all of us have the culinary chops needed to make it at home and our budget doesn’t allow us to eat out at an Italian restaurant every night — although that does sound like a dream come true. So we’ve decided to get our tiramisu fix by making these sweet shooters instead. To make them, you’ll need five simple ingredients: vodka, Baileys, coffee liqueur, whipped cream
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