Frozen Black Irish
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Frozen Black Irish
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The Frozen Black Irish cocktail is a delicious and indulgent blend of Irish cream liqueur, coffee liqueur, vodka, and vanilla ice cream. Its origins can be traced back to the ... more The Frozen Black Irish cocktail is a delicious and indulgent blend of Irish cream liqueur, coffee liqueur, vodka, and vanilla ice cream. Its origins can be traced back to the traditional Irish coffee and the iconic Black Russian cocktail. The drink is typically served in a tumbler or highball glass and is perfect for those who love a creamy and rich flavor profile. The sweetness of the Baileys is balanced by the strong coffee flavor from the liqueur, and the vodka adds a subtle kick. The addition of vanilla ice cream in this recipe gives the drink a thick and smooth consistency, making it a perfect dessert cocktail or after-dinner treat. Whether enjoyed on a hot summer day or as a cozy winter drink, the Frozen Black Irish is sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
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7.45% | 2.31 units *

Wine glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Frozen Black Irish

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add ice to a blender and if it is not already crushed blend on its own first
Then add the three shots and the ice cream and blend until smooth
Pour into a large wine glass and serve


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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute another type of ice cream in the Frozen Black Irish?

Yes, while the classic Frozen Black Irish recipe calls for vanilla ice cream, you can substitute it with another flavor to suit your taste. Chocolate ice cream can add a deeper sweetness, while coffee-flavored ice cream will enhance the coffee liqueur's flavor.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What's the best way to serve a Frozen Black Irish?

A Frozen Black Irish is best served in a wine glass, as recommended. To elevate the presentation, chill the glass beforehand. Garnishing with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or a few coffee beans can also add a touch of elegance and hint at the flavors within the cocktail.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of a Frozen Black Irish compare to a traditional Irish Coffee?

A Frozen Black Irish has an alcohol content of approximately 7.45%, which is slightly higher than a traditional Irish Coffee, usually around 5-6% alcohol by volume (ABV) depending on the preparation. This is due to the addition of vodka and coffee liqueur in the Frozen Black Irish, making it a stronger option.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Frozen Black Irish?

Yes, to make a non-alcoholic version of the Frozen Black Irish, replace the Bailey's, coffee liqueur, and vodka with non-alcoholic substitutes. You can use non-alcoholic Irish cream flavor syrup, a coffee-flavored syrup, and skip the vodka entirely. This will keep the flavor profile similar, minus the alcohol.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Do I need a blender to make a Frozen Black Irish?

Yes, to achieve the smooth, creamy texture that is signature of the Frozen Black Irish, you will need a blender. Blend the Bailey's, coffee liqueur, vodka, and vanilla ice cream until smooth. This technique ensures the cocktail is evenly mixed and frothy.

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