How to Make a Mudslide Cocktail - Frozen Mudslide and Traditional
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How to Make a Mudslide Cocktail – Frozen Mudslide and Traditional Mudslide Cocktails

The mudslide cocktail – whether frozen or traditional – is the perfect marriage of Baileys Irish Cream and Kahlua. Make mudslides with homemade Kahlua and homemade Baileys Irish Cream for something extra special or buy those ingredients at a store.

frozen mudslide cocktail topped with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, chocolate sauce, and chocolate discs

What are the Ingredients in a Frozen Mudslide Cocktail?

The frozen mudslide cocktail contains:

  • vodka
  • Baileys Irish Cream
  • Kahlua
  • ice cream

How to Make a Frozen Mudslide Cocktail

To make a frozen mudslide, start by measuring and pouring vodka, Baileys Irish Cream, and Kahlua into a blender.

Stef pouring Kahlua into a blender to make a frozen mudslide cocktail
Add ice cream. (Yes, this is a lot of ice cream.) Using ice cream is what differentiates the frozen mudslide from the classic one.

Stef adding ice cream to a blender to make a frozen mudslide cocktail
Blend on medium speed until completely smooth.

Next, prepare each glass by drizzling chocolate syrup along its interior surface.

a glass drizzled with chocolate sauce on its inside
Pour the frozen mudslide cocktail into the prepared glasses.

pouring from a pitcher of frozen mudslide cocktails into a glass drizzled with chocolate sauce
Garnish with whipped cream, chocolate shavings, chocolate sauce, and pieces of chocolate.

frozen mudslide cocktail with bottles of Kahlua, Baileys Irish Cream, and vodka in the background
Serve immediately.

What are the Ingredients in a Classic Mudslide Drink?

The classic mudslide drink contains:

  • vodka
  • Baileys Irish Cream
  • Kahlua
  • heavy cream

How to Make a Classic Mudslide Drink

prepared mudslide cocktail in a glass
To make a classic mudslide cocktail drink, start by measuring and pouring vodka, Baileys Irish Cream, and Kahlua into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

Kahlua added to a cocktail shaker with ice to make a mudslide cocktail
Add heavy whipping cream.

heavy cream added to a cocktail shaker with ice to make a mudslide cocktail
Put the top on the shaker and shake vigorously until cold.

Strain into glasses.
mudslide cocktail being poured from a cocktail shaker into a glass

Garnish with shaved chocolate and serve immediately.
shaving chocolate on top of a mudslide cocktail in a glass

Mudslide Variations and Inspiration

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Frozen Mudslides

The frozen mudslide cocktail is the perfect marriage of Baileys Irish Cream and Kahlua.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword frozen mudslide cocktail, frozen mudslide recipe, mudslide cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 745kcal
Author Stef

Ingredients

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 2 oz Kahlua
  • 2 oz Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream 16 ounces
  • chocolate syrup optional, for garnish
  • chocolate shavings optional, for garnish
  • whipped cream optional, for garnish
  • chocolate pieces optional, for garnish

Instructions

  • Put all ingredients into a blender and blend on medium speed until smooth.
  • Prepare glasses by drizzling chocolate syrup along their interior surfaces (optional).
  • Pour frozen mudslide cocktail into glasses.
  • Optionally garnish with chocolate shavings, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and chocolate pieces (or anything else you want to use).
  • Drink immediately.

Notes

To prepare a traditional mudslide cocktail instead of the frozen version:
  1. Replace the vanilla ice cream with 3 oz of heavy cream.
  2. Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  3. Shake vigorously and strain into glasses.
  4. Top with chocolate shavings and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Frozen Mudslides
Amount Per Serving
Calories 745 Calories from Fat 270
% Daily Value*
Fat 30g46%
Saturated Fat 18g90%
Cholesterol 104mg35%
Sodium 192mg8%
Potassium 471mg13%
Carbohydrates 76g25%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 69g77%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 996IU20%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 303mg30%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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8 comments on “How to Make a Mudslide Cocktail – Frozen Mudslide and Traditional Mudslide Cocktails”

  1. Michelesays:

    That looks fantastic! Cheers!

    Happy New Year!

  2. This looks delicious…

  3. I worked at Olive Garden my Freshman year in college and that’s where I first learned about a mudslide. My how my tastes have evolved :P

    Happy New Year Stef!

  4. I never heard of a mudslide before… it looks awesome!

  5. Droowsays:

    Try adding Tia Maria, then top with a dash of frangelico for a bushwacker.

  6. This sounds amazing! Sounds like a good idea for another party.

  7. athenasays:

    A FROZEN mudslide? Holy heck… I don’t know what to do with myself now… except say goodbye to my size 6s. :)

  8. Laciesays:

    This is fabulous! I made your homemade Kahlua and Bailey’s Irish Cream…so so so delish! This milkshake is wonderful!

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