Just Add Ice Cream: Cocktails à la Mode

July brings hotter days—and more reasons for ice cream! Many of us enjoy it year-round, but July is Ice Cream Month, so it’s time to get creative and make the most of every ice cream experience. We’re going to show you how easy it is to take simple cocktail recipes and make them even more delectable with just a scoop of ice cream.

Martini Espresso
Martini Glass

Ingredients

1 ½ oz. coffee bean-infused vodka
½ oz. Frangelico
½ oz. Kahlúa

Method

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass.

Make it à la Mode

Add in a small dollop of your favorite coffee chocolate ice cream for an added layer of flavor!


Mudslide
Highball Glass

Ingredients

2 oz. vodka
2 oz. Kahlúa
2 oz. Irish cream

Method

Shake all ingredients with crushed ice. Serve in chilled highball glass.

Make it à la Mode

Vanilla ice cream will work wonderfully in this cocktail, but a little chocolate never hurt anyone. Make this especially decadent with a drizzle of hot fudge!

 


Aphrodite
Martini Glass

Ingredients

1 oz. orange-infused vodka
1 ½ oz. peach-infused vodka
1 oz. lemon juice
1 oz. raspberry puree

Method

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into martini glass.

Make it à la Mode

Feel free to play with this ice cream cocktail. Turn up the tang with lemon sorbet or round out the raspberry with your favorite berry ice cream.

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