Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a Red Velvet Valentine’s Shot, a luxurious and indulgent treat perfect for toasting loved ones!
What is a Red Velvet Valentine´s Shot?
This creative and delicious recipe combines the classic flavors of Red Velvet cake with the lively touch of a festive liquid dessert in a shot glass, making it the perfect gift for a romantic evening or a fun get-together with friends.
Ingredients For a Red Velvet Valentine´s Shot
This delicious mix brings together the luxurious flavors of Bailey’s red velvet cupcake, creating a perfect dessert cocktail with the balance of the following ingredients:
- Vanilla Vodka: The vanilla flavor of this distillate will enhance the touch of alcohol, aroma, and flavor of our delicious red velvet shot.
- Red Velvet Liquor: Bailey’s red velvet flavored is ideal for this recipe as it contains notes of cream cheese frosting and cocoa.
- Chocolate Chips (melted for rimming the glass): Using a microwave-safe bowl you will melt the chocolate chips in 30 seconds, it’s that easy!
- Whipped Cream: To give it a more fun touch and to be able to adhere to your favorite sprinkles, you will use a little whipped cream in each glass, and you will get a shot that is also deliciously eye-catching.
- Sprinkles Valentine mix: Sprinkles are always very visual and eye-catching, use Valentine’s theme to get that touch of love!
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How to Make a Red Velvet Valentine´s Shot?
Grab your ingredients and your shaker and get ready to move those arms and mix well!
1.- Begin by riming the glass with melted chocolate previously cooled to room temperature. Dip the rim of each glass into a shallow bowl of chocolate, ensuring an even, thick layer.
2.- In a cocktail shaker with ice add vanilla vodka and baileys red velvet flavored and shake vigorously for about 15 to 20 seconds until combined.
3.-Pour the “red velvet cake mix” into prepared shot glasses
4.- Finish it with a little whipped cream and decorate with sprinkles of love! Serve them on a small tray and enjoy them with your loved ones!
Variation of a Red Velvet Valentine´s Shot
For this recipe it is very easy to experiment with different flavors and textures, just get inspired and use your creativity! here are some of its easy variations!
Melted White Chocolate: For a more pleasant experience, consider using white chocolate with a touch of red food color to give it a pink chocolate look alluding to Valentine’s Day.
Oreo decoration: To enhance the presentation, consider placing a red velvet Oreos on the rim of the glass as a decoration and adding a teaspoon vanilla extract. This not only looks lovely but also adds an edible element to the cocktail.
Cupcake Liqueur Alternatives: If you can’t find red velvet cupcake liqueur, you can experiment with chocolate liqueur or a combination of raspberry liqueur and chocolate syrup to mimic the red velvet flavor.
Cream Cheese Frosting Style: Get creative with the edge of the cream cheese frosting by adding a pinch of cinnamon or a touch of orange zest for an extra layer of flavor.
Vegan or dairy-free options: Adapt the recipe to fit your dietary preferences using dairy-free cream cheese frosting and a vegan Irish cream substitute.
Milkshake: Turn it into a milkshake by adding a scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream and coconut milk, you will love the result!
Red Velvet Cocktail: Turn it into a cocktail by serving it in a martini glass so you can enjoy it for longer!
When to Serve a Red Velvet Valentine´s Shot?
This recipe is a delicious and visually appealing gift, perfect for celebrating love and special occasions.
Valentine’s Day Celebration: As the name suggests, these shots are tailor-made for Valentine’s. Whether you’re hosting a romantic dinner at home or hosting a party with friends, these shots will add a sweet and festive touch to the celebration.
Anniversary dinner: If you’re celebrating a milestone anniversary, these drinks can be a creative and indulgent addition to your special dinner. The red velvet theme adds a romantic touch to the occasion.
Engagement party: Toast to a newly engaged couple with Red Velvet Valentine’s Shots. The romantic and celebratory nature of the shots makes them a great choice for engagement festivities.
Wedding reception: Incorporate these shots into a wedding reception’s dessert or cocktail menu, especially if red velvet is part of the wedding theme. They can be served as a unique and memorable gift for guests.
Bachelorette party: Surprise the bride-to-be and her guests with these charming bridal shower photos. The red velvet theme aligns well with the romance and joy of the occasion.
Dessert party: If you’re hosting a dessert-focused gathering, these shots can be a standout feature. Place them on a dessert table alongside other sweets for a visually stunning display.
Girls’ night out: Treat your friends to a girls’ night out with these decadent drinks. They add a touch of sophistication to the gathering and create great Instagram-worthy moments.
Temperature Considerations: For a more enjoyable experience, consider serving the cocktail over crushed ice or as a frozen treat by mixing the ingredients with ice cubes in a blender.
Whether it’s a romantic evening or a joyful celebration with family and friends, Red Velvet Valentine’s Shots are sure to add a touch of sweetness to the occasion. Cheers to love and special moments!
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- 3 oz baileys red velvet
- 3 oz vanilla vodka
- ¾ melted chocolate chips for rimming
- Whipped cream on top of each shot glass
- 1 cup of ice
- Finish it with valentine sprinkles.
- Begin by riming the glass with melted chocolate previously cooled to room temperature. Dip the rim of each glass into a shallow bowl of melted chocolate, ensuring an even, thick layer.
- In a cocktail shaker with ice add vanilla vodka and bailey´s red velvet flavored and shake vigorously for about 15 to 20 seconds until combined.
- Pour the “red velvet cake mix” into prepared shot glasses
- Top with whipped cream and decorate with sprinkles of love! Serve them on a tray and enjoy them with your loved ones!
- TemperatureConsiderations: For a more enjoyable experience, consider serving the cocktail over crushed ice or a frozen treat by mixing the ingredients with ice cubes.
Amount Per Serving Calories 157Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 11mgSodium 6mgCarbohydrates 11gFiber 1gSugar 9gProtein 1g
Nutrition information isn´t always accurate!
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