Grandma’s Favorite Boozy Ice Cream Drinks
Treat yourself to a taste of “the good ol’ days” with these frosty, boozy and iconic ice cream drinks.
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The Grasshopper is one of the most well-known ice cream drinks, and it’s been served at Midwest supper clubs for decades. Refreshing creme de menthe and rich creme de cacao take center stage in this vivid green beverage. If you’re a mint chocolate lover and haven’t enjoyed a Grasshopper, you’re long overdue for a delicious treat.
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We’re tickled pink for this sweet digestif! The famously bright pink drink gets its signature hue and flavor from Creme de Noyaux, an almond-flavored creme liqueur made from apricots and cherries. This beauty was invented at Bryant’s Cocktail Lounge in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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The story is that Frozen Mudslides were invented in the Cayman Islands in the 1950s. But you can serve up the same decadent medley of Irish creme, Kahlua, creme de cacao, chocolate ice cream and vodka at home. The Mudslide is a true icon in the boozy beverage world.
P.S. If you’re a fan of this masterpiece, you’ve got to try this amazing Mudslide cheesecake.
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Feel like you’re back in the ’50s while throwing back this creamy drink. The star of the Golden Cadillac is Galliano liqueur, an Italian vanilla-flavored, bright yellow elixir. To make it an ice cream drink, omit the heavy cream and blend with 2 cups of vanilla ice cream instead. The Golden Cadillac originally appeared on Liquor.com.
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Orange Dreamsicle Floatini
You’ll be reminiscing about childhood summers while sipping on this cooler inspired by a famous frozen treat. The Orange Dreamsicle Floatini combines orange soda, vanilla ice cream and vodka to make it taste like a melting Dreamsicle on a hot day.
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Bananas Foster Milkshake
The famous Bananas Foster sundae originated in New Orleans in the 1950s and has become a ubiquitous dessert item at restaurants across the nation. Make this delectable dessert drinkable when you blend it into a creamy milkshake.