Mar 16, 2015
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I was on Twin Cities Live again last week, this time sharing really easy and YUMMY St. Patty’s Day cocktails that will make green beer a thing of the past.

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(Special thanks to my friend Lindsey for the photos!)
Here are the recipes!

Homemade Irish Cream

1 1/2-2 cups of Irish whiskey, adjust to suit to your taste

1 cup heavy cream

1 14oz can of sweetened condensed milk

2 1/2 tsp of chocolate syrup

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/8 tsp ground cinnamon

Put all ingredients in a blender and mix on high for 30-40 seconds.  Bottle and store in the refrigerator.  Keeps 1-2 months in refrigerator.  Makes 4 cups.

 

 

Orange Irish Buck

2 oz Irish whiskey

6 oz ginger ale

juice of 1/2 fresh orange

Fill glass with ice.  Add whiskey, ginger ale, and orange juice.  Garnish with orange slice, stir and enjoy.

Optional:

Gold Sugar Glitter to rim the glass before you mix.

The Guinness Milkshake
4 cups vanilla or chocolate ice cream
1 14.9 oz can of Guinness, cold
2 oz Irish Cream
1/2 oz creme de menthe
Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Optional: use crushed mint Oreo cookies or Andes baking chips as garnish.  Or add 2-3 mint Oreos to the blender and mix.