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Cake & Ice Cream Martini

Cake flavored vodka mixed with vanilla ice is the ultimate dessert cocktail

I love a great martini, but sometimes I prefer something on the dessert side. My birthday is coming up this month and I came up with the perfect martini variation to celebrate. Every year, I enjoy cake and ice cream with a splash of sprinkles. This year I thought why not combine the two into a delicious cocktail. This cake and ice cream martini is very simple to make, potent and absolutely delicious. It’s the perfect recipe for your own birthday, adults at a kid’s party or when you have a craving for dessert!

To transform the classic Martini into this dessert version, you substitute everything savory for something sweet. A cake-flavored vodka is perfect for this recipe instead of a classic vodka. You can substitute a whipped or vanilla flavored vodka to achieve a similar taste. I’ve also tried chocolate and strawberry vodka variations too! Take out the vermouth for ice cream and a cream liqueur. Instead of olives, use maraschino cherries.

Cake-flavored vodka with vanilla ice cream is the perfect birthday treat

Start off by adding 3-5 scoops of vanilla ice cream to the blender. Depending on your glass size, this will make about four servings. For an individual serving just add one large scoop. Add two ounces of cake-flavored vodka for every glass. For an even boozier version add a half ounce of amaretto or another cream liqueur. Blend the mixture until creamy and smooth.

Cake-flavored vodka with vanilla ice cream is the perfect birthday treat

Before pouring into the glass, garnish the rim with nonpareil sprinkles. Just dab a little water around the rim to get them to stick, then dip in a plate of sprinkles. Pour in the blended cocktail almost to the edge, but leave a little room. Top with whipped cream, a cherry for a special presentation and add festive colorful straws for easier enjoyment. This cocktail is the perfect birthday party surprise!

Cake-flavored vodka with vanilla ice cream is the perfect birthday treat

Cake flavored vodka mixed with vanilla ice is the ultimate dessert cocktail

This really is a simple cocktail and tastes so good. Even though it’s like a dessert, this is definitely still a stiff martini! Here are the ingredients again:

  • 2 oz Cake-flavored vodka
  • 1-2 scoops Vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 oz Cream liqueur (optional)
  • Whipped cream
  • Maraschino cherries
  • Nonpareil sprinkles

Cheers to your next birthday with this festive cocktail!

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