It was some serious mad genius boozy milkshake alchemy when Jessica decided to mix vanilla-frosted cupcakes + pistachio gelato + chocolate liqueur.
The result? Spiked pistachio cupcake milkshakes!
There’s no better way to make the most of this sticky-hot September than by mixing-up this absolutely over-the-top dessert cocktail. Because summer may be officially over, but this 80-degree heat wants to stay and party.
Read on for the recipe, and click here to see all of Jessica’s boozy milkshake creations!
Spiked Pistachio Cupcake Milkshakes
2 ½ cups pistachio gelato
1 cup milk
1/3 cup Godiva white chocolate liqueur
2 vanilla cupcakes with vanilla frosting
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Whipped cream for serving
Crushed pistachios for serving
1. Add the gelato, milk, liqueur, cupcakes, sugar and vanilla extract into a mixer and blend until combined and thick.
2. Pour into two glasses and top with a generous swirl of whipped cream and crushed pistachios. Serve immediately so the cake doesn’t get super soggy. Enjoy!
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Jessica Merchant is the founder of How Sweet Eats, where she shares her love for creating playful recipes for everyone. Jessica’s first cookbook, Seriously Delish, officially launches this month and is available for pre-order. You can follow her on Instagram + Twitter + Pinterest + Facebook.
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