The 7 Best Smoothie Recipes with Alcohol


Not many of us can down a straight gulp of pure alcohol even for just a single shot. Hence, the cocktail drinks which still have the taste of spirits but is a lot more refreshing to the palates for some. If cocktail mixes still give you that stingy effect of alcohol, there is always another option to enjoy alcoholic drink and this is by mixing it with your favorite smoothie. In order to turn your healthy fruit smoothie into a delicious alcoholic smoothie recipe, all it takes is a single ingredient and that would be your choice of alcohol.

Listed below are seven of the best smoothie recipes with alcohol that you can prepare at home. Just have the basic necessities like a jigger and a blender and your choice of alcohol. If not sure about which spirit to use, use these recipes as your guide in making your smoothie.

Espresso Brandy Smoothie

Treat yourself to this delicious alcoholic smoothie as your relax for the night.

What You Need:

  • ¾ oz. strong espresso
  • ¾ oz. brandy
  • 2 oz. whipping cream
  • 1-2 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon powder
  • 1 pinch of grated nutmeg

How to Prepare:

The good news is you don’t need a blender for this smoothie. In a bowl, lightly whip the cream mixed with sugar. Pour the espresso and brandy into your brandy glass and garnish with cinnamon toppings and grated nutmeg.

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Smoothie

If you are planning to hold a cocktail party at home, this alcoholic smoothie recipe is best served to your guests.

What You Need:

  • 4-6 tbsp. White Rum, preferably Captain Morgan
  • 1/2 tsp. lime juice
  • 1 tsp. orange juice
  • 3 pcs fresh strawberries
  • 2 scoops strawberry sorbet
  • Ice cubes

How to Prepare:

Mix the ingredients altogether in a blender and blend moderately until you can achieve a smooth result. Add in your ice cubes and serve refreshingly cold. There is also the option to garnish it with strawberry slices.

Pina Colada Smoothie

The pina colada drink has been a popular drink to many travelers in tropical countries and even in local bars.

What You Need:

  • ¾ crushed pineapple (spare a little extra for garnishing)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 2 tbsp. coconut milk powder
  • 6 tbsp. white rum
  • Ice
  • Maraschino cherry for added garnishing

How to Prepare:

Blend all ingredients together until the mixture becomes smooth. Add your choice of white rum (Captain Morgan is always the best base rum) and blend again to infuse the alcohol into your smoothie. Serve in tall glass with ice and garnish with cherry or pineapple.

Wake Up Call Smoothie

Attributed to its unique name, this alcoholic smoothie recipe is one that you can easily prepare to replace your breakfast meal so you can go about your day’s activities, especially if you came home late the night before and got no time to spare for a full breakfast meal.

What You Need:

  • 1 oz. gold rum
  • 1 oz. Amaretto Disaronno
  • 2 tbsp. whipping cream
  • 1 oz. cold, strong black coffee (another option is a shot of espresso)
  • Ice cubes
  • Grated bittersweet chocolate to garnish

How to Prepare:

Combine all ingredients into a blender and mix well until smooth. Pour smoothie drink into a glass and sprinkle grated bittersweet chocolate on top.

Baileys Tiramisu Smoothie

You can never go wrong with this mouth-watering Italian dessert turned smoothie drink as a great finale drink to a gathering.

What You Need:

  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • ½ cup mascarpone
  • 1 tbsp. whipping cream
  • 1 tsp. instant coffee
  • 2 tbsp. Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 ladyfinger
  • Cocoa powder for garnishing

How to Prepare:

Add in the ice cream, mascarpone and cream in the blender and mix for about 1 minute to achieve a perfect blend. Pour the mixture into a tall glass. Pour in the dissolved instant coffee and whiskey into the mixture, add the crumbed ladyfinger and stir your smoothie mixture. You can garnish it with sprinkles of cocoa powder.

Buttered Rum Smoothie

The secret to this smoothie recipe is the yummy butterscotch ice cream stored in your fridge for a week or more and infused in white rum. This recipe is good for 8 servings, so you can serve this during parties.

What You Need:

  • 3 tbsp. rum per serving
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup butter
  • Boiling water
  • Grated nutmeg or cinnamon powder for garnishing

How to Prepare:

Cook the butter and brown sugar over low heat in a cooking pan until melted. In a blender, pour the vanilla ice cream and melted mixture and process until smoothened. Chill newly blended mixture in the fridge to freeze.

In a glass, put in 1 scoop of frozen mixture and pour 3 tbsp. of rum. Add boiling water, stir until smooth and garnish with grated nutmeg or cinnamon powder.

Saint Christopher Smoothie Recipe

Its name was attributed to Christopher, the bartender who discovered this delightful smoothie. The word “Saint” was incorporated since you can barely recognize the taste of alcohol.

What You Need:

  • 1 o. chocolate liqueur
  • 1 oz. Bacardi
  • 1/8 fresh melon
  • 1 tsp. chocolate powder
  • 1 tsp. sugar syrup
  • 2 oz. milk
  • 6 ice cubes
  • Fresh mint leaves to garnish

How to Prepare:

Mix all ingredients together in your smoothie blender and process until desired smoothie-ness is achieved.

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