Delicious Dessert Cocktails

Delicious Dessert Cocktails

by Barbara Scott-Goodman


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Take a break from your typical cocktail party and have some fun with this delicious collection of recipes that will introduce you to a whole new side of cocktails—a significantly sweeter side.

Delicious Dessert Cocktails features over 70 recipes for traditional, as well as new and inventive libations to savor at the end of a meal. From classic cocktails to sip on after dinner, to fresh and fruity concoctions that serve as dessert and an after-dinner drink, to cups of spiked hot chocolate, toddies, and coffee to savor at the end of a holiday meal, this book will deliver spirited dessert drinks that are decadent, luxurious, and delicious. In addition, there are recipes for light and sumptuous dessert bites such as Lemon Wafers, Chocolate Meringues, Strawberries & Cream, and Grilled Peaches with Ice Cream & Prosecco that are easy, elegant, and fun to serve.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681882840
Publisher: Weldon Owen
Publication date: 07/03/2018
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Barbara Scott-Goodman is the author, co-author, and designer of 14 cookbooks, including The Beach House Cookbook, The Vineyard Cookbook, The Ski Country Cookbook, and The Diabetes Menu Cookbook, a 2007 James Beard Award nominee. Her recipes have appeared in other cookbooks: Bon Appetit: Fast, Easy, Fresh, Soup's On, Smith & Hawken Gardeners' Community Cookbook, and The New York Cookbook and in Bon Appetit, Coastal Living, and Martha Stewart Everyday Food magazines. She is also the co-author and designer of Cake, a cookbook collaboration with author and illustrator, Maira Kalman.

Lauren Tamaki is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in many publications including The New York Times, and New York, GQ, Food & Wine, Saveur, and Martha Stewart Living magazines.

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Thin mints are a favorite among Girl Scout cookie aficionados, so this dessert cocktail made with a blend of crème de menthe and chocolate ice cream is sure to please your cookie-loving guests.
1 pint chocolate ice cream
1 cup cold whole milk
¼ cup crème de menthe
2 tablespoons vodka
1 cup ice
Chocolate shavings, for garnish
4 fresh mint sprigs, for garnish
Put the ice cream, milk, crème de menthe, and vodka in a blender. Blend until very smooth. Add the ice and blend again until smooth. Pour into four rocks glasses, garnish with the chocolate shavings and mint sprigs, and serve.
Makes 4 servings

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