The Raspberry Beret is a catchy little cocktail named after a catchy little song. It's sweet and creamy and delicious - perfect as a dessert substitute. It's also a lot of fun during winter, anytime you want to warm up with something that's over the top, exciting and goofy all at the same time - you know, like the 80s. Recipe 1 ounce … [Read more...]
Get out your blender and fire it up! These drinks are made with ice cream, ice, nuts and other thick or solid ingredients that have to be blended until they're like a slushy or a shake.
The Snowball Cocktail sounds like it ought to be a winter treat, but it's actually a chilly, blended drink that's terrific for summertime. This drink has a flavor that's definitely for the kid in you - but with three and a half ounces of alcohol, there's definitely something for the grown-up, too. The terminally adult need not apply. Recipe 3 … [Read more...]
Whether Halloween's around the corner or not, the Ichabod Crane is pretty fabulous. It blends pumpkin-flavored liqueur with Frangelico, rum and vanilla ice cream. Seriously, just reading the description is enough to make your mouth water. This is a rich, sweet, strong drink with three ounces of alcohol. It's a complete dessert … [Read more...]
The Ogre Drink blends coconut rum, coke and vanilla ice cream to create a blended version of a rum and coke float. It tastes every bit as good as it sounds. The Ogre is a very strong drink, with three ounces of alcohol. Because it's ice-cream based, of course it makes a great dessert or sweet snack. It's also good to enjoy along with a burger and … [Read more...]
Hazel's Wonder is a blended drink you could easily swap with dessert. Blended drinks combine some liquid ingredients with at least one solid, such as ice or fruit. This one's a little unusual in that it uses shelled hazelnuts as the solid ingredient. This gives the drink a unique nutty flavor that's out of this world. It's fantastic for … [Read more...]
The Blue Hawaiian is akin to the Pina Colada, based on rum, pineapple juice and cream of coconut. It promises a little taste of tropical paradise. The big difference is the color: as the name suggests, it's blue. Specifically, it's the color of a sparkling pool on a clear, sunny afternoon. But there is one other difference between the Blue Hawaiian … [Read more...]
The Piña Colada is a summertime classic that deserves more respect than it gets. It may be sweet and it may be palatable to people who don't drink much or are just starting, but it's a wonderful treat for seasoned cocktail lovers, too. The classic recipe is simply one part white rum, one part coconut cream and three parts pineapple juice, and it's … [Read more...]