Prepare these 5 drinks with gelato for a better taste

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A drink to go with your meal is a perfect way to enjoy the complete experience. But sometimes the usual cocktails could get a little boring and you might want a little more added to your usual on the rocks to make it exciting. So what is more exciting than gelato. Blend the best ingredients that make the perfect cocktail and dessert together and you have an exciting new recipe to enjoy. Here are 5 drinks you can add gelato for an enhanced taste.

1.Caffe Shakerato con Gelato: A gelato infused version of a coffee filled cocktail, this Shakerato is blending coffee and desserts after dinner together into one. This Italian summer drink is a fresh taste of warm coffee beans structured into a smooth gelato for you to enjoy.

What you need:

  1. A scoop of vanilla or chocolate gelato
  2. 1 shot of room temperature espresso
  3. Lemon spirals or twist
  4. Chocolate Shavings
  5. ½ spoon of coffee liqueur
  6. Fresh cream

How to prepare:

  1. In a cocktail shaker add the liquor, gelato, and espresso and shake them together. Alternatively, you can also add them to a mason jar.
  2. Make sure the gelato is half melted before you pour into a glass and add lemon wheel after slightly refreshing the drink with some citrus oils. Add chocolate shavings from your favorites chocolate box to the top for garnishing.
  3. Refrigerate the drink and add some fresh cream before you serve.
  4. Alternatively, add some lemon juice to the drink in the cocktail shaker to give a twist.

Tip: To add a boozy depth to your drink you can also add some Royal Salute to the mix.

  1. Peach and Raspberry sorbet cocktails: Summertime brims with the refreshing flavors of some amazing cocktails. A peach flavored drink is an energetic start to hydrate during summer, add in some gelato and you will have an amazing smoothie kind of drink to enjoy.

What you need:

  1. 2 cups of peach gelato
  2. 2 cups of raspberry gelato or sorbet
  3. 2 cups of vanilla gelato
  4. 1 bottle of cold prosecco
  5. Mint leaves for garnishing
  6. ½ cup of peaches sliced
  7. ½ cup of raspberry sliced
  8. 1 scoop of gelato

ow to prepare:

  1. Freeze few martini glasses for 30 minutes and this will prepare for serving the drink.
  2. Put one scoop each of peach, vanilla and raspberry sorbet or gelato together in a glass one over the other.
  3. Add a small scoop of gelato to the top of the glass and finish the drink with Tesco Prosecco.
  4. Garnish the refreshing drink with some fresh mint leaves, raspberry and peaches and serve.
  5. The Sgroppino: A cocktail that roots from Venice has a perfect balance of Vodka, lemon sorbet, prosecco but you can mix it up a little with some gin to give it a new taste. The gin kicks the boozy up a notch and adds some exotic fruity flavors through sorbet or gelato. This drink is a worthy cocktail you will love.

What you need:

  1. 2 cups of gin [pick a mild choice rather than anything that holds a strong string of floral flavors]
  2. 3 cups of prosecco [dry]
  3. 2 cups of your favorite sorbet or gelato [ A fresh fruit flavor will make this a great drink]
  4. Lemon wheels

How to prepare:

  1. In a glass add the gin and gelato or sorbet and mix them together.
  2. Pour the prosecco on top of the glass and garnish this amazing drink with some lemon wheels before you serve.


Tip: You can also dip in some blackberry flavor into this drink by introducing a blackberry sorbet or gelato or substitute the vodka and prosecco with whiskey and give it a completely different shape to your drink.

4.Scotch Gelato float: A homemade recipe of well-prepared gelato can be converted into an outstanding scotch brimming float drink with simple ingredients you can practically take out of your shelves. The chocolate sauce fills the drink with flavor while the whiskey gradually bonds with it to give a smooth texture and soft hint of wood. When chilled and served this will be a drink to rejoice.

What you need:

  1. Chocolate syrup
  2. 1 ½ cups of bourbon or Glenlivet 12
  3. Chocolate flavored gelato
  4. 6 cups of stout beer
  5. 1 cup of Irish cream liqueur
  6. Chocolate shavings to garnish

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How to prepare:

  1. Take a tall glass and drizzle chocolate syrup on the sides of it. Refrigerate the glass for at least 15 minutes before you prepare the drink.
  2. To prepare the drink start by adding the chocolate flavored gelato to the glass.
  3. Add the Irish cream liqueur to it and then the Glenlivet 12 and top the drink with some stout beer.
  4. Stir the mixture and drizzle the top with some chocolate syrup and chocolate shavings to complete and serve.

Tip: You can additionally add some soda drink such as coke to enjoy some exciting dinner drink.

5.Gelato Shot: A plain shot of vodka is definitely a party starter. But imagine matching vodka with an exciting flavor of gelato that not only hits the right amount of boozy but also offers the right amount of sweet to make a great dessert cocktail. This drink also has hints of fruity from the syrup that makes it a refreshing blend of various flavors.

hat you need:

  1. 2 cups of vodka
  2. Vanilla or any other fruity flavored gelato
  3. Fruit syrup
  4. 1 cup of Mix fruit or Mixybar

How to prepare:

  1. Add the vodka and syrups in a shot glass.
  2. Top it with some gelato and take the shot

These amazing gelato drink recipes will be the perfect alternative to your regular cocktails that you can enjoy.

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