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Decadent Vanilla Cocktail Recipes For Indulgent Sips

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Vanilla, yum! Do you also enjoy the luscious flavours of vanilla? Ice cream, syrup, liqueur, vodka; vanilla can be used in cocktail recipes in many forms. To feed your vanilla cravings we have got some decadent recipes that you make your taste buds sing in joy! Whether you love sipping dessert cocktails or simply a fan of delicious concoctions, you are in for a treat. Let’s get started!

Easy Vanilla Cocktail Recipes

1. Gin And Tonic Vanilla Float Cocktail Recipe

Classic gin and tonic, get vanilla spin! It’s simple, easy to make at home and the vanilla float on top is totally drool-worthy. This is a perfect dessert drink to sip. Here’s the cocktail recipe using Tanqueray No TEN gin:


- Tanqueray No TEN Gin - 60ml

- Fresh Lime Juice - 15ml

- Tonic Water - 100ml

- Vanilla Ice Cream - 1 scoop

- Lime Wheel - 1

- Ice


- Grab a tall glass and fill it with ice.

- Measure and pour Tanqueray No TEN Gin, and freshly squeezed lime juice.

- Gently pour tonic water, leaving some room at the top of the glass for the float.

- Carefully place a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

- Garnish with a lime wheel and serve immediately!

2. Pineapple Vanilla Mojito Cocktail Recipe

Turn your refreshing mojito into a flavoursome affair. The delicious pineapple and vanilla liqueur add a delicate layer of taste to the classic cocktail. Made with Captain Morgan Rum, here’s the cocktail recipe that you can try at home:


- Captain Morgan Rum - 30ml

- Vanilla Liqueur - 8ml

- Agave Nectar - 15ml

- Mint Leaves - handful

- Pineapple Wedges - 1-2

- Club Soda - top-up

- Ice


- In a mixing glass, combine a few mint leaves, one pineapple wedge and agave nectar.

- Gently muddle the ingredients to release their essence. 

- Next, measure and pour Captain Morgan Rum, and vanilla liqueur.

- Fill the mixing glass with ice and stir well to combine.

- Strain the mixture into a serving glass (tall glass or a lowball glass).

- Top up with club soda.

- Garnish the drink with a pineapple wedge and mint sprig.

3. Strawberry & Vanilla Daiquiri Cocktail Recipe

There is nothing like turning Daiquiri into a perfect dessert tipple. This delicious cocktail recipe features Captain Morgan Rum, fresh lime, vanilla bean-infused simple syrup and luscious strawberries. It’s a treat to the senses if you ask us. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:


- Captain Morgan Rum - 60ml

- Fresh Lime Juice - 30ml

- Vanilla Simple Syrup - 22.5ml

- Strawberries - handful

- Ice


- Cut strawberries into small pieces and add them to the cocktail shaker. 

- Next, pour freshly squeezed lime juice into the shaker and muddle the ingredients together.

- Fill the shaker with ice.

- Measure and pour Captain Morgan Rum, and vanilla simple syrup.

- Shake the ingredients vigorously to combine.

- Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass.

- Garnish with remaining strawberries and serve! 

4. Vanilla White Russian Cocktail Recipe

White Russian is a popular vodka cocktail that’s not just visually stunning but is an absolutely delicious drink to sip. What if you could infuse it with the goodness of creamy vanilla ice cream? Sounds great? Then you have to try the Vanilla White Russian cocktail today. Here’s an easy-to-mix cocktail recipe made using Smirnoff No.21 vodka for you:


- Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka - 60ml

- Coffee Liqueur - 30ml

- Vanilla Ice Cream - 1 scoop

- Cherry - 1

- Whipped Cream

- Ice


- Grab a cocktail serving glass (a mug or a rocks glass). 

- Scoop out vanilla ice cream and place it in the bottom of the glass.

- In a cocktail shaker, combine Smirnoff No.21 vodka and coffee liqueur.

- Shake vigorously with ice and strain the mixture into the prepared glass.

- Garnish with a dollop of whipped cream and cherry on top.

- Serve immediately and enjoy!

5. Baileys Boozy Milkshake

Baileys Original Irish Cream Liqueur and vanilla ice cream come together to create a boozy milkshake that will leave your senses in pure bliss. This decadent cocktail is a must-try for anyone who adores Baileys and dessert cocktails. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you:


- Baileys Original Irish Cream Liqueur - 50ml

- Vanilla Ice Cream - 1 cup

- Skim milk - ½ cup

- Chocolate syrup - to drizzle

- Whipped cream - 1 dollop

- Sprinkles, Cookies


- In a blender, combine Baileys Original Irish Cream Liqueur, skim milk and vanilla ice cream. 

- Blend until you get a smoothie-like consistency. 

- Pour the mixture into a serving glass (a stylish Irish mug, a highball glass or a mason jar).

- Gently layer a dollop of whipped cream on top and garnish your drink generously with chocolate drizzles, chocolate shavings, sprinklers, cookie crumbs, etc.

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