Anyone with a sweet tooth will know just how difficult it can be to stay away from desserts. There are many wonderful and sumptuous desserts to choose from these days, which does nothing to help our waistline or the condition of our teeth. However, if you love dessert there is another way in which you can get your fix and this is through indulging in fabulous dessert-inspired cocktails.
Cocktails such as espresso martini are perfect to enjoy if you love your desserts as well as to serve at special events and parties. You will find many incredible delectable cocktails that are ideal for everything from a dinner party in your home through to a summer BBQ in your garden. You can go online to gain access to a huge range of recipes, many of which are very simple to make and taste absolutely fantastic.
Some top dessert cocktails to enjoy
Whether you are hosting a dinner party, having an outdoor event, or simply arranging a get together with close friends and family, knowing what cocktails to make and serve up can prove hugely helpful. When it comes to dessert-inspired cocktails, these are perfect to finish the evening or to provide sweet-toothed guests with a real treat. Some of the options you can consider include:
For this simple yet delicious cocktail, you need to add plenty of ice, a shot of vodka, a shot of crème de cacao, a shot of coffee liqueur, and a shot of Irish cream to a cocktail shaker. Put in two drops of vanilla essence and shake well. Pour into a martini glass over crushed ice then drizzle on a little chocolate sauce. Simple, delicious, and satisfying.
Upside Down Pineapple Cocktail
If you love upside down pineapple dessert, this is a cocktail for you. Add a shot of cake flavoured vodka, amaretto, a little lime juice, and some pineapple juice to a cocktail shaker then add a little grenadine. Shake well and pour into a glass over crushed ice. Add a glace cherry for garnish, pop in a straw, sit back and enjoy.
Strawberry Shortcake Martini
Another excellent treat for those with a sweet tooth, this one is pretty simple to make and tastes fabulous. Add some cake flavoured vodka to a cocktail shaker and then add some strawberry syrup and strawberry smoothie. Shake well and pour over crushed ice. Garnish with a dollop of fresh whipped cream and half a strawberry.
These are just a few of the cocktails you can rustle up based on hugely popular desserts. Of course, you can add your own creative touch by adapting the recipes to suit your needs and tastes but whatever your favourite dessert, you can be sure that there is a cocktail that can be made based upon it. So, get your creativity into gear, make a list of your favourite desserts, and then start practising how to make delicious cocktails based on these desserts.