This liquid refreshment is so sweet, you can serve it as dessert.
We saw a Cadbury™ Egg Cocktail out there and decided to swing our own version of it – with creamy liqueurs, ice cream, and lots of chocolate shavings!
The first time I ever had a Cadbury™ crème egg was at the Hooper Country Store, a little gas station on the corner of our tiny town. My mother had run in to grab a pack of gum, and she came out with a single sapphire-blue egg, gleaming with all the magnificence of tinted foil.
She twisted around in the front seat so she could face me, implored me to unwrap it, then watched with delight as I discovered not only a chocolate egg inside—but flavored crème hidden behind a bite. White and yellow—just like a yolk! I was sure she’d discovered some marvelous magic.
Turns out, there were 10 good years of my life without Cadbury Crème eggs, and I’m determined to make up for lost time!
Whenever those chocolaty morsels of goodness make their appearance at Easter, I always buy a few—some to sneak into my mouth at midnight, and a lot to share with my tots.
This year, I’m doing something different with my Cadbury™ crème routine—I’m serving the flavors up as sweet and creamy cocktails for a girls night party. And I can’t wait!
We test-ran this recipe today, and it’s a total keeper. With its own little ball of creamy “yolk” sitting at the bottom of the martini glass, a rich layer of white-chocolate and liqueur-spiked cream, and a rim of gorgeous shaved chocolate, I wonder why my mama never introduced me to this drink earlier… but I’m feeling far too tipsy to care. Because it’s in my life now, and that’s all that matters.
Here we go...
Shave yourself some chocolate for the rimming. I use a chocolate bar and vegetable peeler to get pro-looking shavings. Added bonus: It’s so easy!
A little dip in chocolate, a gentle press of those pretty shavings, and your martini glasses are ready to go.
Now, in preparation for this recipe, you’ll ready two little ice cream “yolks.” Make them and freeze them to get an adorable orange layer at the bottom of your glasses.
Then blend softened vanilla bean ice cream with white chocolate liqueur and vanilla vodka. Pour that over the little yellow yolk. Liquid Cadbury™ creme egg! But we're not done...
You've got to add chocolate on top (like the shell of the creme egg), and of course this drink screams for a Peeps™ chick, so do it.
Serve with a creme egg or two, and you've got a memorable treat!
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