Celebrate Spring with Ice Cream Cocktails

Spring is finally here, and after this past winter, it feels like summer! What better way to celebrate the warm(er) weather than sitting back with a tasty ice cream cocktail? You’re bound to feel like a grown up kid, reminding you of summer vacation and the fact that winter won’t be coming around again for at least six months.

Brandy Alexander

Ingredients:

3 oz brandy
3 oz Creme de Cacao
2 Scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream

Blend and serve in a tall glass, mug, or parfait glass.

Grasshopper

Ingredients:

3/4 oz Cream
3/4 oz white Creme de Cacao
3/4 oz Creme de Menthe
2 Scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream

Blend and serve in a tall glass, mug, or parfait glass.

Pink Squirrel

Ingredients:

2 oz White Creme de Cocoa
2 oz Creme de Almond
Vanilla Ice Cream

Blend and and serve in a champagne or cocktail glass.

Banana Boat

Ingredients:

1 oz Light Rum
1 oz Creme de Banana
1 oz white Creme de Cacao
2 scoops Vanilla Ice Cream

Blend and serve in a tropical glass or mug.

Apple Granny Crisp

Ingredients:

2 scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream
1 oz Apple Schnapps
1/2 oz Brandy
1/2 oz Irish Creme
1 cup Graham Cracker Crumbs

Blend together and pour in a parfait glass. Garnish with whipped cream and cinnamon.

Dreamy Monkey

Ingredients:

2 scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream
1 oz Light Cream
1 oz Vodka
1/2 Banana
1/2 oz Brown Creme de Cacao
1/2 oz Creme de Banana

Frappe in a parfait glass. Garnish with whipped cream and the remaining 1/2 banana.

Mudslide

Ingredients:

1 oz. Irish Cream
1 oz. Kahlua
1 scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream
1 oz. Vodka

Blend all the ingredients. Add small amounts of ice until the drink is slushy. Serve in chilled cocktail glass. Top with whipped cream and chocolate sauce.

Vanilla Bomb

Ingredients:

2 oz Vanilla Vodka
1 scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream
4-6 oz Root Beer

Combine the ingredients in a tall glass or mug.

Mississippi Mud

Ingredients:

2 scoops of Vanilla Ice Cream
1 1/2 oz Coffee Liqueur
1 1/2 oz Southern Comfort

Blend until smooth and pour into a cocktail glass. Garnish with shaved chocolate.

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