Tall, Dark And Yummy
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Tall, Dark And Yummy
Cocktail recipe

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The Tall, Dark And Yummy cocktail is a decadent and indulgent dessert drink, fusing the creamy textures of Bailey's Irish Cream and vodka with the sweetness of chocolate ice cream, ... more The Tall, Dark And Yummy cocktail is a decadent and indulgent dessert drink, fusing the creamy textures of Bailey's Irish Cream and vodka with the sweetness of chocolate ice cream, milk, and cream. It's a sumptuous treat that plays on the rich and velvety notes of the Bailey's and the satisfying coolness of the ice cream, making it a perfect choice for those with a sweet tooth or anyone looking to enjoy a luxurious, dessert-like cocktail experience. Served in a cocktail glass, this tempting creation is typically garnished with whipped cream, a cherry, and a sprinkle of grated chocolate, further enhancing its visual appeal and flavor complexity.
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Base ingredient
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Vodka
Garnish
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Chocolate, cream, cocktail cherry
Alcohol content
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2.71% | 1.71 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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30ml 1oz 3cl
30ml 1oz 3cl
120ml 4.06oz 12cl
120ml 4.06oz 12cl
3 scoops 3 scoops 3 scoops

Method
How to make a Tall, Dark And Yummy

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a mixing glass add the ice cream, Baileys and vodka, and stir well
Then add the milk and cream, and stir until the mixture is smooth and lump-free
Fill the glass with ice, pour the cocktail into your glass and garnish with whipped cream, a cherry and some grated chocolate on top
Serve with a straw

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I properly stir the Tall, Dark And Yummy cocktail?

To properly stir the Tall, Dark And Yummy, start by adding the Bailey's, vodka, milk, and cream into your cocktail glass. Use a long spoon to gently stir the mixture to ensure the ingredients are well combined but not overly aerated. Once mixed, gently fold in the chocolate ice cream scoops to avoid breaking them up too much, aiming for a smooth consistency.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Tall, Dark And Yummy cocktail to enhance its flavors?

The Tall, Dark And Yummy cocktail is best served in a chilled cocktail glass to maintain its cold temperature, enhancing the rich and creamy texture. Before serving, you could also garnish the cocktail with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or chocolate shavings on top to elevate the chocolate flavor. Serve immediately after preparation to prevent the ice cream from melting.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Tall, Dark And Yummy?

For the Tall, Dark And Yummy cocktail, consider garnishing with chocolate shavings, a light dusting of cocoa powder, or even a small chocolate bar perched on the rim of the glass. These garnishes complement the creamy and chocolate components of the drink while adding an appealing visual element.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute any ingredients in Tall, Dark And Yummy for a lighter version?

Yes, you can make a lighter version of the Tall, Dark And Yummy by substituting the cream with a lighter milk alternative or a low-fat cream. Similarly, you can choose a low-fat chocolate ice cream or even a chocolate-flavored frozen yogurt. These substitutions will reduce the overall calorie content without significantly altering the taste.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Tall, Dark And Yummy compare to other creamy cocktails?

The Tall, Dark And Yummy has a relatively low alcohol content of 2.71%, which is lower than many traditional creamy cocktails. For example, a classic White Russian, which also features cream and vodka, typically has an alcohol content around 20%. This makes the Tall, Dark And Yummy a milder choice, suitable for those preferring a less potent drink with creamy indulgence.

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