Dig out those flip flops and the sunscreen – summer is coming! As the weather starts to heat up, step up your day drinking with an icy treat made with Amarula Cream (http://amarula.com/cream).
Amarula Cream is a South African treat made using the fruit of the indigenous marula tree. A decadent tipple, Amarula Cream is light brown in color, creamy on the palate and can be enjoyed neat, on the rocks and in an array of drinks – including boozy shakes!
Below please find recipes for three luscious libations that are sure to leave your tastebuds smiling and cool you down during those dog days of summer.
1.5 oz Amarula Cream
1 oz Creme de Menthe
2 scoops vanilla ice cream
Sprinkle of chocolate
Blend ingredients with crushed ice until slushy and serve in a hurricane glass. Garnish with a mint leaf and sprinkle of chocolate
5.5 oz Amarula Cream
2 tablespoons crushed brownies
2 tablespoons hazelnut liqueur
2 tablespoons orange liqueur
1 oz peppermint liqueur
Pinch of cinnamon
Chocolate shavings/wedge of cookie to garnish
Fresh ginger to garnish
Add all ingredients to a blender, blend for 30 seconds. Pour over fresh ice into a highball or milkshake glass and add crushed ice as a top layer. Garnish with a cookie wedge or chocolate shavings and fresh ginger.
1 oz Amarula Cream
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream
2-3 teaspoons strawberry puree
Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Pour contents of blender into a chilled cocktail glass.
As an added bonus, Amarula Cream is also a perfect addition to iced coffee for a boozy brunch!