11 Cocktails Better than Dessert

Have your dessert and drink it too!
1. Funfetti Cake Batter Martini

What is more fun than a Funfetti Cake Batter Martini?!  Nothing! Have your cake and drink it too! This recipe was found on The Cookie Rookie.

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces Pearl Wedding Cake Vodka (or similar)
  • 2-1/2 ounces white chocolate liqueur
  • 4 ounces ½ and ½
  • 4 ounces white or clear creme de cacao
  • 4 ounces amaretto
  • Sprinkles and whipped cream for garnish

For directions head to The Cookie Rookie.

2. Sweet Potato Pie Cocktail

Smoky tequila and cinnamon add warmth to earthy sweet potato juice in this refreshing cocktail. Shake well for a perfectly creamy texture. This recipe was found on the Food Network.
Ingredients

  • 4 ounces Sweet Potato-Pear-Cinnamon Juice, recipe follows
  • 2 ounces tequila
  • Cinnamon stick, for garnish
  • Sweet Potato-Pear-Cinnamon Juice:
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1 pear, peeled and cored
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For directions head to Food Network.

3. Strawberry Shortcake Martini

Here’s a classic dessert that’s been morphed into a tasty cocktail.  With all of the different flavors of spirits that are now available, if you can imagine a cocktail, then you can probably find the ingredients to make it.  With both Cake and Vanilla Vodka, mixing with Strawberry Rum and Schnapps, we present our delicious featured cocktail, the Strawberry Shortcake Martini.  Cheers! This recipe was found on Hampton Roads Happy Hour.
Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Strawberry Rum
  • 1 oz. Vanilla Vodka
  • 1 oz. Cake Vodka
  • 1 oz. Strawberry Schnapps
  • 2 oz. Half & Half
  • Whipped Cream
  • Strawberry for garnish

For directions head to Hampton Roads Happy Hour.

4. Boston Creme Pie Martini

This recipe for a Boston cream pie martini will quickly become a favorite! This recipe was found on Fast Drink Recipes!

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Bailey’s Irish cream
  • 1 oz. Vanilla Vodka
  • 1 oz. Frangelico
  • Splash of Godiva chocolate liquer

For directions head to Fast Drink Recipes

5. Creamy Nutella Martini

Enjoy this creamy, comforting, chocolatey drink after a long hard day. Purists will tell you this is technically not a martini, but we’re not here to quibble over semantics, are we? We’re here to enjoy a chocolatey, rich, hazelnut flavored delight. This recipe was found on Sweatpants and Coffee.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Frangelico
  • 1 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream
  • 1 oz. vodka (you can use a a vanilla vodka here if you like, or something like Pinnacle Whipped vodka – go ahead and experiment!)
  • Nutella
  • Whipped cream for garnish

For directions head to Sweatpants and Coffee.

6. Snickers Martini

Snickers Ice Cream Bars contain all of the best flavors: peanuts, caramel, vanilla, and of COURSE chocolate. Lucky for us, those flavors are easily made into martini form. This combo could be dangerous. It’s just too good! This recipe was found on The Cookie Rookie.

Ingredients

  • Caramel Ice Cream Topping (for garnish)
  • Chopped Peanuts (for garnish)
  • 2 ounces caramel flavored coffee creamer
  • 2 ounces low fat milk
  • 4 ounces dark chocolate liqueur
  • 2 ounces amaretto

For directions head to The Cookie Rookie.

7. Pineapple Upside Down Cocktail

A fantastically sweet and delicious cocktail that tastes just like Pineapple Upside Down Cake. It’s dessert in a glass! This recipe was found on Spicy Southern Kitchen.

Ingredients-

  • 2 1/2 cups chilled pineapple juice
  • 3 ounces cake-flavored vodka, preferably chilled
  • 1 ounce amaretto
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce grenadine
  • cherries and pineapple slices for garnish

For directions head to Spicy Southern Kitchen.

8. Raspberry Chocolate Wine Smoothie

This delicious recipe is so easy and good, and just like drinking dessert! The raspberry and chocolate wine makes the perfect duo. This recipe was found on The Cookie Rookie.

Ingredients

  • 1, 12 ounce bag of frozen raspberries
  • 2 cups milk chocolate wine (i used chocolatier)
  • 1 cup almond milk (optional)
  • 3 cups ice (optional)

For directions head to The Cookie Rookie.

9. Pink Coconut Frost Cocktail

This coconut, pink lemonade, and cherry flavored cocktail is sweet and refreshing and will make you feel like you’ve sailed away to a tropical island. This recipe was found on Spicy Southern Kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 1 (6-ounce) can frozen pink lemonade concentrate, undiluted
  • ½ cup white rum
  • ½ cup vodka
  • 3 tablespoons cream of coconut
  • 2 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
  • 10-12 ice cubes
  • Maraschino cherries for garnish
  • shredded coconut for garnish

For directions head to Spicy Southern Kitchen.

10. Irish Cream Cake

A cold and refreshing Irish Cream Shake, perfect for any time!  This recipe was found on The Cookie Rookie.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup coffee ice cream (or vanilla)
  • 1 cup almond milk or skim milk
  • 3 ounces Bailey’s Irish Cream
  • Chocolate syrup, mini chocolate chips and whipped topping, for garnish

For directions head to The Cookie Rookie.

11. Grasshopper Cocktail

A delightful minty fresh after dinner drink that requires only 3 ingredients. This recipe was found on Spicy Southern Kitchen.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce crème de menthe
  • 1 ounce white crème de cacao
  • 1 ounce heavy cream

For directions head to Spicy Southern Kitchen.