I hope you enjoyed my 2011 Cookiepalooza with 8 cookies made from one dough! The cookies will be in my Recipe Index very soon! Hope you are having a great holiday season and Happy New Year! To end the year on a good note, I thought I’d have my last recipe of the year be one of my -tini recipes!! This Mississippi Mudtini is incredible!!! It will definitely WOW your friends and family!! Recently while browsing through Pinterest (if you are not signed up on Pinterest, you need to sign up NOW! See below…) I ran across a picture of a Mississippi Mud cake and it brought back great memories of living in the south. I knew it would be a perfect combination for a cocktail recipe!
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Back to today’s drink….Mississippi Mudtini! This drink is easy to make and quite decadent! I think it takes me longer to spell M i s s i s s i p p i! If you’re not familiar with Mississippi Mud recipes, they usually involve chocolate, marshmallow, and nuts. The nuts are usually pecans, but I’ve seen walnuts and other nuts used too. Great combination isn’t it??? To make the drink I used Pinnacle Marshmallow Vodka, Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, Nocello (walnut/hazelnut liqueur), milk, and some Hershey’s chocolate syrup. You could use any kind of nut liqueur. I would have liked to have used a pecan liqueur but they’re not as widely available or easy to find as some of the other nut liqueurs.
I topped the drink off with Reddi-wip Chocolate whipped cream (oh my goodness, this stuff is GOOD!). Then I found some chocolate bars in the cupboard and used a peeler to make some quick chocolate shavings. The chocolate was probably leftover from the kids Halloween stash, so shhhhhhh…..
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- 4 tablespoons Pinnacle Marshmallow Vodka
- 3 tablespoons Godiva Chocolate liqueur
- 3 tablespoons milk or cream
- 2 tablespoons nut liqueur such as Nocello or a pecan liqueur
- 2 teaspoons Hershey's chocolate syrup
- Chocolate whipped cream (such as Reddi-wip)
- Chocolate shavings or curls
- Mix marshmallow vodka, chocolate liqueur, milk/cream, nut liqueur, and chocolate syrup
- in a shaker with ice. Shake for about 30 seconds.
- Strain drink into glass. Top drink with whipped cream and chocolate as desired.