Those cute little dessert shots often inspire full size sip worthy dessert cocktails perfect for holiday parties, Girl’s Night Out gift wrapping get-togethers or for an after dinner wind down sweet treat. No need to squander away delicious shots with one gulp when a few extra additions could make the mini into something marvelous.
My Sweet Cherry – created by Cheri Loughlin
1/4 ounce Cherry Heering Liqueur
1/2 ounce Coffee Liqueur
1/2 ounce Irish Cream
2 ounces Cranberry Juice
Maraschino Cherry Garnish
Combine liquids in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously to completely blend and chill. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with skewered maraschino cherry. Notation: First few sips render mostly cherry, but once the flavor sits on the taste buds for a moment or two the intermingling of chocolaty mocha plays gracefully on the tongue. My Sweet Cherry was inspired by the Black Forest Cake shot.
Raspberry Brownie Escapade – created by Cheri Loughlin
3/4 ounce Raspberry Liqueur
3/4 ounce Coffee Liqueur
1 ounce Heavy Cream
1 ounce Half & Half
Skewered Raspberries Garnish
Combine liquids in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously to blend and chill thoroughly. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with skewered raspberries. Notation: Dreamy smooth raspberry chocolate. Coffee liqueur places seductively with the raspberry liqueur in this richly decadent cocktail. Excellent dessert style sipper. Raspberry Brownie Escapade was inspired by the Raspberry Brownie Bite.
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