This fun party shot is made with Kahlúa Coffee Liqueur and orange juice and tastes just like a Tootsie Roll! This shot is a great sidekick to mimosas, perfect for a brunch, birthday or any special occasion.
Using just two ingredients, this yummy shot is a fun party treat! Garnish with a Tootsie Roll candy for an extra touch.
★ Why You'll Love this Recipe ★
Made with just two ingredients, this shot has great flavor and goes down smooth! It tastes just like a Tootsie Roll!
This tasty little shot is a fun way to get your party started.
What I love most about this shot is that it's made with orange juice and Kahlúa, a coffee liqueur. So if you are hosting a party and are already planning to serve mimosas, this is a great sidekick since the Tootsie Roll shot also uses orange juice.
This is a shot that works well for a brunch because of the tie in with mimosas, but can also be brought out to celebrate birthdays or other special occasions.
★ Ingredients You'll Need ★
You need just two ingredients to create this shot!
- Kahlúa. A coffee flavored rum liquor. Made with actual coffee, another great reason this works well for a brunch.
- Orange juice. I prefer pulp-free but if you want something thicker, pulp works too. You can even squeeze your own oranges for a fresh-crafted shot.
★ How to Make this Recipe ★
This shot comes together quickly by shaking Kahlúa and orange juice with ice to chill, then pouring out to serve.
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★ Tips & FAQs ★
What is a Tootsie Roll Shot?
The Tootsie Roll Shot is a delicious and fun cocktail that takes its inspiration from the popular chocolate Tootsie Roll candy. It combines the flavors of orange and Kahlúa in a sweet and smooth shot.
Can I customize the Tootsie Roll Shot recipe?
Sure! Feel free to experiment with the ratio or orange juice to Kahlúa or try adding a touch of orange liqueur.
Some variations include adding vodka or using flavored creams to enhance the taste. Get creative and tailor the recipe to your liking!
You can also add serve this as a full drink over ice. Keep the ratios the same.
Does the Tootsie Roll Shot taste like the candy?
Most people agree, this Tootsie Roll shot captures the essence of the Tootsie Roll candy, blending rich chocolate and orange flavors creating that signature flavor you'd expect.
Can I serve the Tootsie Roll Shot at parties?
Absolutely! The Tootsie Roll shot is a crowd-pleaser and can be a unique addition to your party's drink menu. Make sure to have enough ingredients to whip up a batch for your guests.
Is there non-alcoholic versions of the Tootsie Roll Shot?
Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic version by substituting Kahlúa with a spoonful of chocolate syrup. Just stir it into the orange juice before adding to your shaker of ice. Adjust the ratios to achieve your desired sweetness.
I always try to keep in mind a non-alcoholic version for anyone who is abstaining from alcohol for any reason, but doesn't want to feel left out.
What type of glass should I use for serving the Tootsie Roll shot?
A standard shot glass works well for serving the Tootsie Roll Shot. You can also get creative with themed shot glasses for added fun.
What is the best way to measure the ingredients?
You can eyeball this shot and it really won't mess with the flavor too much. But if you want to be more precise and ensure everyone gets the same experience, then a jigger works well to measure your ingredients.
A jigger is a cocktail measuring tool that has lines for easy measurement of small amounts of liquid. Perfect for shots and mixed drinks.
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Is the Tootsie Roll shot suitable for dessert?
Absolutely! The sweet and creamy nature of the Tootsie Roll Shot makes it a delightful choice for a dessert cocktail.
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Tootsie Roll Shot
- 2.5 oz Kahlúa coffee liqueur
- 1.5 oz orange juice
- 1 Tootsie Roll candy optional
- Pour Kahlua and orange juice into a shaker filled with ice.
- Shake for 15 - 20 seconds until well chilled.
- Pour into shot glasses.
- Garnish with an unwrapped Tootsie Roll candy if desired.