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Nov 3, 2011 04:36 PM

Cake vodka

So I got a bottle of cake vodka. I was hoping that somebody could please enlighten me with cocktail recipe so that it would taste like either birthday cake or chocolate cake. Thank you!!!

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  1. This is very much not my thing, but I'd use a White Russian recipe. Use the Cake vodka instead of the regular vodka, a chocolate liqueur (Creme de Cacao would work, or a cream-based liqueur) instead of coffee liqueur, and cream. It will be very sweet. Add some regular vodka if its too sweet, and perhaps more cream.

    Or just use your cake vodka, chocolate syrup, and cream. I trust this is a dessert cocktail. I would not enjoy serving or being served it, but perhaps others might.


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    1. re: EvergreenDan

      I noticed a commercial for cupcake vodka last night. :facepalm:

        1. re: isadorasmama

          Oh god, I saw that the other day. Shudder.

          Although, admittedly, I have Firefly sweet tea vodka in the house right now. ;-) But at least they use real tea.

          1. re: CrazyOne

            I have Firefly sweet tea Bourbon. Not bad for what it is.

      1. re: EvergreenDan

        Thanks so much, good thinking. I'm hosting a ladies game night & my theme is the observance of the 72 day Kardashian marriage, trying to add some fun to game night by making everyone dress in black/white & serving a cake cocktail. Nice website, I bookmarked it.

        1. re: pumpkin donut

          How about a more wedding-like cocktail that wouldn't be so sweet and perhaps artificial tasting? A French 75, for example, is made with cognac (or gin, but I think cognac would be more accessible), lemon, simple syrup and dry sparkling wine. It would be like a wedding's champagne toast. For more fun, try a French 77, which adds elderflower liqueur (St Germain).


          1. re: EvergreenDan

            I think I love you. Yeh, it's good by itself if one can overlook the artificiality, but it doesn't seem to mix well with anything. I'm going to go the classy route, thanks for pulling me up.

      2. Someone made me taste this concoction with pineapple juice claiming it was akin to pineapple upside down cake ... Too sweet for me, but I guess that is the point.

        1. Just heard a recipe for Strawberry shortcake shots where you muddle frozen strawberries in cake vodka then add a splash of cream.. yum. I found more here too:

          1. Oh good god. At least with the fruity vodkas you could delude yourself into thinking that they picked the freshest, ripest fruit imaginable and ever-so-gently infused its essence into the vodka. This current round of godawful "flavors" gives up any illusion of actual care in the process. It's a "let's take cheap alcohol and mask it by adding sweet - and awful - artificial flavoring." Some of us remember the last time this abominable trend reared its head - the Boone's Farm/Ripple era.

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              1. re: isadorasmama

                I will give you more than shivers, my friend. My dad's last drink before he stopped imbibing thirty years ago was equal parts Boone's Farm Strawberry Hill and Vodka ...