German Chocolate Cake Shot Recipe

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German Chocolate Cake Shot Recipe

It is a deliciously tempting shooter to have chocolate cake in it. It is one of the best-tasting shot drinks you can make and goes down easily. It is sometimes called a birthday cake shot. This is an easy recipe to mix up and sure to please your crowd. The drink does not contain any chocolate ingredients and is a deceptive recipe. An alternative is a chocolate cake shot made of vodka and hazelnut liqueur, served with a sugary lemon garnish. I really enjoyed it and it reminded me of a rich, fluffy chocolate cake (in liquid form, of course) demonstrating how powerful the chemistry of taste can be.

Recipe Variations

One popular shot is the chocolate cake shot, which is made with 1/2 ounce of hazelnut liqueur mixed with 1 ounce of In addition to berry vodka, other flavored vodkas can be used to make a delicious shot. In addition to the alternative name “birthday cake shot,” newer, creamier recipes go by that name as well. Make a yummy drink by shaking together 1/2 ounce each of cake vodka, chocolate liqueur, and cream liqueur in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a shot glass and enjoy. Put frosting and sprinkles or colored sugar on the rim of the glass to add a fun touch.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of German Chocolate Cake Shot Recipe is 6 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of German Chocolate Cake Shot Recipe is 456 per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create German Chocolate Cake Shot Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Shaker


  • Shot Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 3/4oz. of vanilla
  • 3/4oz. of hazelnut liqueur
  • 1 sugar lime wedge for dressing.

Steps to Make It

  • Put the ingredients in a bowl.
  • The hazelnut liqueur and vodka should be poured in a cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well.
  • Fill the glass with ice. Serve with a lemon cut in half and dressed in sugar.
  • Suck on the lemon after drinking the shot.

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User Review
4.85 (1430 votes)