Snowball Shot Recipe

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Snowball Shot Recipe

In a shot glass, the snowball shooter offers a winter wonderland. You can’t go wrong with it on a cold day – it’s a great combination of brandy, peppermint schnapps, and chocolate liqueur. In addition to the shot’s delicious taste, the snowball is also incredibly easy to make. It won’t be a problem to remember how to mix this drink, as you’ll pour equal amounts of each of the three liquors. Keep it in your memory bank for when you want to make chocolate-mint shots for any party.

Recipe Variations

Using just cream of cacao and peppermint schnapps as the ingredients to make polar bear shots would yield a drink known as The addition of any base spirit you like to the chocolate-mint combination is the same as with that recipe. There are plenty of obvious choices, such as vodka, whiskey, and brandy, though an aged tequila might not be too similar to the previous shot is the one of the To make that recipe, you will shake bourbon and peppermint schnapps together. If you are a fan of chocolate, try infusing your brandy with it. This can be achieved with chocolate-covered cacao beans, just like the rye whiskey infusion here. The flavor of that in your snowball should be quite delicious, and it would be a fun winter project to work on over three days.


Known for its sweet but powerful chocolate flavor, crème de cacao is an It is recommended that you use the white crème de cacao for the snowball, but if you have dark crème de cacao, you can use There will only be a change in the color of the shot, and it will be the same taste. Other chocolate-flavored liqueurs are available in addition to those listed below, though they tend to be creamier. A bottle like that will work in the snowball, but the texture will be different. In some bottles of peppermint schnapps, the strength is higher than in As the proof increases, the peppermint taste and alcohol taste will be stronger. In the case of 100-proof schnapps like Rumple Minze, you might want to pour a little less so you can taste everything. In this shot, you do not need to pour your best brandy. Save the good stuff for fancy cocktail concoctions or for sipping straight. However, if you want to share a cocktail, then keep a lesser-known, affordable brand in your bar.

Shot Strength

The strength of Snowball Shot Recipe is 7 out of 10.



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Shot Nutrition

The estimated calories of Snowball Shot Recipe is 177 per serving.

Preparation Time

The time it takes to create Snowball Shot Recipe is 3 minutes.

Required Bar Tools

  • Cocktail Shaker

Required Glass

  • Shot Glass

Shot Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 3/4 oz. of Brandy
  • 3/4 oz. of peppermint schnapps
  • 3/4 oz. of white crème de cacao

Steps to Make Snowball Shot Recipe

  • The ingredients should be gathered.
  • The three ingredients should be poured into a cocktail shaker.
  • Fill with ice.
  • Stir well with ice.
  • Pour the shot glass full of the mixture.
  • Enjoy your time serving and serving others.

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4.93 (1139 votes)