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How To Have Your Birthday Cake (Shot) And Drink It Too

Spice up your birthday bash with a playful twist on the traditional celebration—the Birthday Cake Shot. Not only does it add a unique touch to your drink menu, but it's also a fantastic conversation starter.

Helan Singh

February 02, 2024


The Essential Ingredients

To concoct this miniature birthday delight, gather vanilla frosting and colourful candy sprinkles for the rim, setting the stage for fun. The core ingredients include 30 ml of Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka for a smooth hint of vanilla, 15 ml of Baileys Irish Cream for a creamy touch and 15 ml of chocolate liqueur for that essential cocoa kick.


Making Your Birthday Cake Shots - I

Begin by rimming your shot glasses with vanilla frosting and dipping them into a bowl of candy sprinkles for a decorative and playful crunch.


Making Your Birthday Cake Shots - II

Blend Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka, Baileys Irish Cream and chocolate liqueur with ice in a shaker. Strain the chilled mixture into your prepared shot glasses and voilà—a unique Birthday Cake Shot ready to elevate your celebration.


Tips for the Perfect Birthday Cake Shot - I

To efficiently serve a crowd, create an assembly line to frost and sprinkle the glasses. Opt for a non-alcoholic version using vanilla and chocolate syrups with some cream, or keep it simple with chocolate milk.


Tips for the Perfect Birthday Cake Shot - II

Maintain the festive aesthetic by not compromising on the decoration and rimming each glass with frosting and sprinkles. Experiment with sprinkle colours to match your party's theme; the fun lies in the delightful details.



Whether a grand celebration or an intimate gathering, these Birthday Cake Shots will bring smiles and a touch of whimsy to your event. Cheers to birthdays, joy, and the delightful experience of having your cake (shot) and drinking it too!