Alcohol-Infused Summer Desserts

As the last weeks of summer slip by, whip up these treats to hopefully prolong the heat

The addition of small amounts of alcohol to popular desserts such as cupcakes and popsicles can give them a whole new flavor. For example, the other day I was at a friend’s house and she served us stewed fruit with a splash of rum and it was heaven. The rum deepened the flavors of the fruit and gave it a mellow, sweet taste. I looked around The Family Kitchen eager to try more alcohol infused summer desserts and found quite a few. These are the ones that really stand out to me and I think I am going to try soon!

— The Naptime Chef, Babble


Ice Cream Float Cocktails

Ice cream floats are a great dessert but they are even better when they are given an adult twist with the infusion of flavored liquors.

Make ice cream float cocktails.


Elderflower Mojito Jell-O Shot

These amazing Jell-O shots are infused with floral elderflower liquor and taste exactly like a mojito. Be careful not to have too many — they can be quite strong!

Make elderflower mojito Jell-O shot.


Mai Tai Tiki Pops

These incredible popsicles taste exactly like mai tais and are perfect for summer parties. Guests will adore the refreshing frozen treat with the adult cocktail flavor.

Make mai tai tiki pops.


Margarita Cupcakes

Cupcakes are popular any time of year. Whip up these treats for your next adult gathering. People will love the festive summer flavor of margaritas in cupcake form.

Make margarita cupcakes.


Margarita Cheesecake

A cool cheesecake can be so incredibly refreshing in the summer. Serve up a slice of this at your next party and everyone will love how their favorite margarita has taken on this new dessert form.

Make margarita cheesecake.

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