Bushwacker Cocktail Recipe

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Bushwacker Cocktail Recipe

Indulgent and fun, the Bushwacker has a hint of rum to make it taste like a chocolate pia colada; Keep the pineapple in your hand. Popular in beach bars and tiki bars, it first became popular in the 1970s. If you want a taste of the tropics in the comfort of your own home, you can blend up a tasty bushwhack and revel in the ocean breeze. The frozen cocktail goes beyond chocolate. You’ll also enjoy the delightful flavors of dark rum, coffee liqueur, and cream of coconut mixed in with the sweetness of crème de cacao. You can take a simple frozen treat and transform it into something truly marvelous by adding milk and ice. You can top it with whipped cream, grated nutmeg, and a cherry if you want. This particular recipe has been a popular favorite in bars for many years; there are, however, many variations on the bushwacker. The most common ingredients for these cocktails include vodka, coconut rum, triple sec, amaretto, and Irish cream. It’s even possible to find recipes that use pia colada mix.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Bushwacker Cocktail Recipe is 4 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Bushwacker Cocktail Recipe is 865 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Bushwacker Cocktail Recipe is 5 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Blender
  • Shaker


  • Hurricane glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 ounce coffee liqueur
  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • 2 ounces cream of coconut
  • 1 ounce dark crème de cacao liqueur
  • 2 ounces milk

Steps to Make It

  • Make sure the ingredients are ready.
  • All liquid ingredients should be blended in a blender along with the ice.
  • Pour the mixture into a chilled hurricane glass. Blend until smooth. Prepare a tasty dish and enjoy.

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