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35 Boozy Desserts You Must Make This Summer

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Beat the heat with these delicious boozy desserts. From wine slushies and milkshakes to spiked cookies and cakes, we’ve got you covered! No need to choose just one – indulge in all 35 recipes and enjoy a little bit of summer sweetness!

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Summer is all about fun in the sun, but let’s be honest, it just wouldn’t be complete without a good dessert. These 35 boozy desserts are sure to hit the spot and are perfect for any grown up summer parties, celebrations, and get-together!

Please note this post is intended for readers of legal drinking age. Please drink responsibly.

Why we love these Boozy Dessert Recipes

  • They combine two of the best things; great desserts and delicious cocktails.
  • Fun ideas to turn your favorite grown-up drink into a luxurious adult-only delight.

Best Boozy Desserts For Summer

Whether you are looking for something to take to a party or to enjoy at home, these recipes are sure to satisfy. So get ready to indulge in some of the best boozy summer dessert recipes around!

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Coconut Rum Balls
This no-bake dessert is easy, quick and packed with coconut rum decadence. Rum balls make the perfect boozy summer dessert!
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Tequila Lime Sugar Cookies
Tequila and Lime Sugar Cookies
These fun Tequila and Lime Sugar Cookies have all the yummy flavours of a margarita baked into a sweet little treat!
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Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes With Tequila Frosting
Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes With Tequila Frosting
These Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes taste exactly the same as a Strawberry Margarita cocktail. This cupcake recipe with Tequila is so easy to make!
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Boozy Dole Whip
Boozy Dole Whip
Boozy Dole Whip is a copycat of Disney’s pineapple-flavored soft-serve frozen treat transformed into a spiked cocktail for adults. It is so quick and easy to make the beloved theme parks’ magic at home using only 4 ingredients and a blender – no travel needed!
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Boozy Strawberry Trifle
Layers of sweet strawberry, Grand Marnier soaked cake and a creamy filling make this Boozy Strawberry Trifle the perfect summer dessert.
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Vodka Watermelon & Basil Granita
This watermelon vodka granita is super refreshing and perfect for a hot summer night. Best part is you don’t need an ice cream machine to make this. Just a fork and a freezer!
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Rum Raisin Pineapple Sundaes
Rum Raisin Pineapple Sundaes
This is not your momma’s rum raisin ice cream. Grilled pineapple topped with a buttery homemade caramel rum raisin sauce is the ultimate summer boozy treat.
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Jello Shots (with Vodka)
Vodka Jello Shots are the perfect fun, fruity (adults only) touch to any summer celebration! An easy combo of Jell-o, water and vodka make a perfectly slurpable cocktail shot!
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Cherry Bourbon Milkshake with Espresso
Creamy delicious Cherry Bourbon Milkshake with bold espresso, chocolate syrup, and whipped cream. Enjoy this luscious dessert cocktail all year-round and always with an extra cherry on top.
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Pina colada ice cream
Pina colada ice cream
This pina colada ice cream takes your favorite summer cocktail and turns it into an amazing ice cream. With the flavors you love of pineapple and coconut and just enough rum to give it an authentic pina colada taste and keep it scoopable straight from the freezer.
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Boozy Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream
Boozy Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream
Boozy homemade rich chocolate fudge ice cream that stays beautifully creamy in the freezer. It’s a dreamy creamy frozen cocktail in a bowl, a marvel to behold. If you’re a serious chocoholic, top it with more fudge sauce. Because sometimes one form of chocolate just isn’t enough
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Frozen Watermelon Slushie
This adult watermelon slushie is a delicious and refreshing drink that can be ready in no time to cool off this summer.
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Orange Cinnamon Blossom Cocktail
Orange Cinnamon Blossom Cocktail
This is a delicious and simple orange cinnamon blossom drink that is perfect for cooling off in this hot weather.
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Limoncello Tiramisu
A refreshingly tart, and just slightly boozy, tiramisu studded with fresh raspberries makes an elegant finish to an Italian dinner.
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No Bake Black Forest Tiramisu
No Bake Black Forest Tiramisu
This No-Bake Black Forest Tiramisu is a combination of my family's favorite black forest trifle and tiramisu. It's easy to make with store-bought cake, canned cherries and instant pudding and the ideal easy Italian potluck dessert.
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Tequila Key Lime Pie
This Tequila Key Lime Pie Recipe is next level delicious. It gets a twist from classic key lime pie with the addition of margarita flavors.
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Peach Sorbet Float
This Boozy Peach Sorbet Float Recipe is all you’ll need for your next summer get together! It is super quick and easy to make and you won’t need any special equipment for it!
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Pisco Cocktail Cupcakes
A fun tipsy cocktail inspired cupcake! These pisco sour cupcakes take the Peruvian classic cocktail and turn it into a moist line cupcake filled with zesty lime curd and topped with meringue. With added pipette of pisco for a little bit of booze!
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Strawberry Bellini (with Prosecco)
A simple, sweet, delicious and elegant strawberry Bellini. This easy strawberry cocktail is made with Prosecco and real, fresh strawberry juice. Perfect for an evening cocktail.
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Fireball Whiskey Cinnamon Roll Boozy Ice Pop
Inspired by the Cinnamon Roll Cocktail, these delicious Fireball Whiskey cinnamon roll ice pops are made with just 2 ingredients: cream soda and Fireball whiskey. It doesn’t get much simpler than that. And they taste just like a cinnamon bun!
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Kahlua Brownie Pie
This Kahlua Brownie Pie starts with a brownie crust, topped with a dark chocolate-kahlua icebox pie filling, and three flavors of whipped cream!
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Sangria Cake
This Sangria Cake is a triple-layer red wine cake with sangria buttercream! The Swiss meringue buttercream is creamy and dreamy with the flavors of red wine, berries, and oranges!
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Strawberry Prosecco Cupcakes
These Prosecco cupcakes are elegant and bubbling with flavor! The cupcakes are soft and fluffy with a subtle, boozy Prosecco flavor. They're filled with a fresh strawberry sauce and topped with luscious strawberry buttercream frosting.
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Bailey’s Cheesecake Recipe
24. Silky smooth Baileys cheesecake topped with a rich chocolate ganache. Your favorite liquor in cheesecake form = heaven on a plate!
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Boozy Watermelon Mojito Skewers
These Boozy Watermelon Mojito Skewers are the essence of summer! Soaked in rum, mint and lime juice, what more could you ask for? Serve these at your next summer bash and your friends may need to stay the night!
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Cherry Amaretto Ice Cream
The almond flavor of Amaretto liqueur perfectly compliments sweet fresh cherries in this creamy homemade ice cream. Make it with or without an ice cream machine.
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Watermelon Jolly Rancher Jello Shots
These watermelon Jell-O shots are the perfect summer treat! Easy to make and a throw back to everyone’s favorite candy, these are guaranteed to be the hit of the party.
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Drunken Strawberries
Rosé Strawberries or Wine Marinated Strawberries – whatever you want to call them, you’ll be calling them the perfect summer treat! Perfect to eat by themselves or top a dessert. Easy to make with just three ingredients, you are going to love these boozy frozen strawberries!
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Sugared Frozen Grapes Marinated in Wine
These frozen grapes marinated in wine are the most refreshing adult treat you’re going to love! Light on calories and bursting with fresh flavor, this is a decadent dessert without the guilt.
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Caramelized Rum Bananas and Ice Cream
Caramelized Rum Bananas and Ice Cream
Got bananas? You'll want to make this delectable rum laden dessert that is super easy to make, and even easier to enjoy!
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Peaches and Cream (with Cognac!)
Have you ever had peaches and cream? Well, how about trying peaches and cream and cognac? It's a game changer, and so easy to assemble!
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Bananas Foster Tropical Sundae
Tropical banana sundae with rum and brown sugar bananas, toasted coconut and macadamia nuts over vanilla ice cream.
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Tiramisu with Hazelnuts
Hazelnut Tiramisu is a light and luscious no-bake dessert. Lady fingers are soaked in Frangelico and coffee, then layered with rich custard.
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Dairy free Piña Colada Ice cream
This vegan piña colada ice cream is made with just 6 main ingredients. Tropical coconut and pineapple with a hint of dark rum!
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Vegan Pink Champagne Cake
This vegan pink champagne cake is incredibly fluffy and moist! It's perfect for celebrations or when you just want something extra special!
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Delicious Boozy Desserts

So, what are you waiting for? With these 35 best boozy desserts, you’re sure to have a deliciously sweet summer. From cocktails to cakes, we’ve got everything you need to make your summer party one you’ll remember.

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Whether you are looking for something to take to a party or to enjoy at home, these boozy desserts are sure to hit the spot and are perfect for any grown up summer parties, celebrations, and get-together!


  • Coconut Rum Balls
  • Tequila and Lime Sugar Cookies
  • Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes
  • Boozy Dole Whip
  • Boozy Strawberry Trifle
  • Vodka Watermelon & Basil Granita
  • Rum Raisin Pineapple Sundaes
  • Vodka Jello Shots
  • Cherry Bourbon Milkshake
  • Pina colada ice cream
  • Boozy Chocolate Fudge Ice Cream
  • Frozen Watermelon Slushie
  • No Bake Black Forest Tiramisu
  • Tequila Key Lime Pie
  • Pisco Cocktail Cupcakes
  • Strawberry Bellini
  • Whiskey Cinnamon Roll Boozy Ice Pop
  • Kahlua Brownie Pie


  • Choose your favorite boozy dessert recipe.
  • Gather the ingredients.
  • Make a delicious adults-only boozy dessert.


Please note this post is intended for readers of legal drinking age. Please drink responsibly.

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