The Breakfast Shot – A Morning Indulgence for the Adventurous

Breakfast is often dubbed the most important meal of the day, so why not kick it up a notch with the aptly named Breakfast Shot? This intriguing blend of butterscotch schnapps, orange juice, Irish whiskey, and a splash of maple syrup is the adult answer to your morning cravings. Ready to explore this delightful eye-opener? Let’s go!

The Breakfast Shot – A Perfect Morning Medley

The Breakfast Shot is a modern creation, designed to emulate the flavors of a classic breakfast—think pancakes, orange juice, and maple syrup—while providing a spirited kick. It’s a liquid breakfast that promises to start your day (or perhaps your brunch) on a high note.

Fun Fact: The Breakfast Shot can be served alongside a strip of crispy bacon, making it a complete “meal” for the truly adventurous!

Variations to Try

While the classic Breakfast Shot is a delight, there’s room for experimentation:

  • Tropical Twist: Replace orange juice with pineapple juice for a tropical morning escape.
  • Bourbon Breakfast: Swap out Irish whiskey for bourbon if that’s more your style.
  • Irish Breakfast Shot

Question: How would you modify the Breakfast Shot to make it your own? Any unconventional ideas?

The Ideal Occasion for a Breakfast Shot

While it’s called a “Breakfast Shot,” this cocktail is versatile enough to be enjoyed at brunch events, weekend gatherings, or even as a fun dessert drink. Its rich, layered flavors make it a conversation starter wherever it’s served.

The Breakfast Shot is not just a cocktail; it’s a celebration of morning flavors in a decidedly adult form. Whether you’re hosting a lavish brunch or simply want to treat yourself to a unique start to the day, this shot is your ticket to morning bliss.

Breakfast Shot

Breakfast Shot

Breakfast Shot

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Total Time 2 minutes

Ingredients – What’s in it?

Adjust Servings 1 Serving

Instructions – How to make it:

  • Add ice to shaking glass and combine irish whiskey, butterscotch schnapps, orange juice and maple syrup. Shake well.
  • Strain mix into shot glass and garnish with candied bacon.

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Calories: 9kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 0.01g | Sodium: 0.1mg | Potassium: 4mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 1mg

Course Beverage, Drinks, Shot
Cuisine Beverage, Drinks, Shot
Keyword Beverage, Drink, Shot