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If there were a Greek system for desserts, ice cream and cupcakes would definitely be sorority sisters.  Ice cream made it into my list of top ten frostings, and each May I hold an Ice Cream Cupcake contest on this blog (start thinking about your entry now!).

As you know, I like taking cupcake flavors to unexpected (often alcoholic) places, and the book Ice Cream Happy Hour does the same thing for ice cream.  In fact, many of the boozy cupcakes I have created mirror the ice cream flavors that are found in this book.  Here’s a list of some of my cupcakes that have related ice cream recipes in Ice Cream Happy Hour:

I know how much I loved these flavors as cupcakes and I’m looking forward to trying them all as ice creams! I already tried the butter pecan ice cream with brandy and highly recommend it!

Lucky for you, you’ve got a chance to win Ice Cream Happy Hour and give the recipes a try yourself.  As a bonus (read this in your best infomercial voice), the winner will receive a set of 20 totally adorable ice cream spoons from Sucre and Spice – in any style that you like!

How to Enter
Update:  The winner has been chosen. It is Alanna Dawn.  Congrats!  Thanks to everyone who entered! 

  • Leave a comment on this blog post (not on Facebook, e-mail, or Twitter) telling me what drink you’d most like to try as an ice cream flavor or what alcoholic ice cream you have tried and loved.
  • Be sure that your comment includes a way to contact you if you win.

Fine Print

  • All comments must be posted by 11:59 PM CST on November 15, 2011.
  • Limit of one entry per person.
  • I will randomly draw a winner on November 16.  I will contact the winner and update this post with their name.
  • If I don’t hear from the winner within one week to claim their prize, I reserve the right to choose a new winner.
  • Prizes can only be shipped within the U.S.

Good luck!

(Psst – I’ll be posting soon on Facebook about a second chance to win the book and spoon prize pack.  Make sure that you “like” Cupcake Project on Facebook so that you don’t miss the announcement.)

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112 comments on “Giveaway – Ice Cream Happy Hour Book and Sucre and Spice Ice Cream Spoons”

  1. Lizsays:

    My husband and I love good vanilla ice cream with sherry on it. YUM!

  2. Kirasays:

    A lemon drop sorbet would be amaaazing!

  3. I absolutely love mint mojito! But any ice cream, especially made even better with alcohol, will be a favorite of mine!! I’d love to try all off the flavors!

  4. Katiesays:

    I want a chocolate martini as ice cream!

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  5. I would totally LOVE the Kahlua MudSlide® in ice cream and cupcake form!
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  6. Anonymoussays:

    Bailey’s ice cream sounds amazing…Bailey’s whipped cream is awesome so the ice cream version can only be better. =)

    I think something like maple whisky ice cream would be good too…

  7. Anonymoussays:

    Forgot to leave an email. I was comment #6:

  8. cathsays:

    Brandy Butter Pecan Ice Cream is delicious! You can e-mail me at Thanks!

  9. Hannahsays:

    I would love some kahlua ice cream!

  10. wendysays:

    Ooh, Malibu Ice Cream sounds awesome to me…


  11. Monicasays:

    My favorite ice cream to make is Kahlua ice cream, I usually use a vanilla ice cream recipe and replace vanilla with Kahlua. It’s delicious.


  12. Ashsays:

    I’d want to try Pina Colada. I do like vanilla topped with Kahlua it’s yummy.

    thefanchers04 (at) hotmail (dot) com

  13. Staciesays:

    I would live to eat a mudslide or chocolate ice cream with peppermint mocha kahlua. Or even something with Godiva Chocolate Liqueur:)

  14. Rebeccasays:

    dark chocolate ice cream with peppermint schnapps-my favorite hot chocolate combo made into ice cream! doesn’t get much better!

  15. Michellesays:

    My husband and I love margaritas! Perhaps this flavor would translate better in a gelato or sorbet.
    And for the salt-rimmed glass lovers such as me, a few grains of Kosher salt mixed in? Who knows? ;)

  16. emerzimsays:

    Kahlua ice cream or a mojito ice cream would be awesome.

  17. SFsays:

    Hands down – White Russian . . yum!

  18. Hot cocoa made with milk and some ovaltine and a splash of bailey’s irish cream could inspire a delicious cupcake!

  19. Dawn L.says:

    I think a cherry limeade ice cream made with grenadine and vodka would be amazing!

  20. Lemon ice cream or sorbet with raspberry vodka!

  21. afkjlsays:

    White Russian. B&J used to carry the flavor late 80’s early 90’s but eventually dropped it. I’ve been in mourning ever since!!!

    trezlen at gmail dot com.

  22. I had this awesome drink made with tequila and tamarind (almost like a margarita), that would be awesome as an ice cream flavor.

  23. Anonymoussays:

    Wine drinker here – Edisto Black from Southern Charms winery I would love to have made into an icecream. Maybe with a vanilla base. The wine taste like a day at the beach!!!

  24. Anonymoussays:

    Vanilla ice cream with baileys…yum!

  25. I think a midori or cake vodka ice cream would be tasty!

  26. Kellisays:

    I’m all about pina colada. Mojito sounds good too.

  27. Sarahsays:

    Khalua, Baileys, apple-tini or even a cosmo would be yummy. Do we have to pick just one? Sex on the Beach might be good too. Our local ice cream shop carries 6 ice cream flavors made with wine but I don’t find the flavor of the wine to be very “present.” And yes, you will be carded before buy the ice cream.

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  29. Triciasays:

    I’m a total Tom Collin’s fan… but am easily swayed by Pineapple Upside Down Cake Martini’s and any beverage that includes Bailey’s (hot cocoa, anyone?). Yum! Is it too early to start drinking? :)

  30. Strawberry daquiri ice cream! Mmm, that sounds like a summer treat to me. :)

  31. gwensays:

    I just had a Pear Martini at The Turf Room that was beyond spectacular! Gin, Xante, Grey Goose Pear Vodka, Agave, Fresh Lemon & Lime Juice and bit of Pinot Grigio… not too sweet with layers of flavor. Put that in an icecream and I will be in dessert heaven!

  32. Barb B.says:

    Well, if you could invent a good Margarita ice cream, I would be all over it!

  33. Anonymoussays:

    I’m thinking bourbon and pecan.

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  34. Bettysays:

    I also have a give away going on right now at

    But, I’d love to try Vanilla.. I’ve never liked ice cream but maybe it’s because I’ve not had the right kind!

  35. My first froyo experience involved a delectable blackberry mint mojito – it was truly amazing!

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  37. I love Irish coffee- a hint of alcohol and lots of creamy coffee!

  38. Amandasays:

    not a fan of alcohol… don’t want to try any… however, i am in love with the adorable spoons!

  39. Unknownsays:

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  40. Cecy22says:

    Honey Whiskey would be awesome :)

  41. Tarasays:

    Bailey’s Irish Creme would, most likely, make a wonderful ice cream flavor…

  42. Kristinsays:

    There is an ice cream shop here in San Antonio called Amy’s. They make a shiner bock ice cream and it is awesome! I’ve also had a white chocolate rum ice cream there as well that was pretty great.

  43. I had margarita flavored ice cream at the beach once. I’d love to learn how to recreate it!

  44. Aliciasays:

    I want to try eggnog just in time for XMas!

  45. I love Guinness floats made with cinnamon ice cream, so maybe a cinnamon Guinness ice cream

  46. Jessicasays:

    anything margarita flavored would be perfect :)

  47. Danielle Suhsays:

    idk about alcoholic beverages, but i would love a passion-tea-flavored sorbet!

  48. vikkisays:

    I’d love to try a mint julep ice cream. Anything with Mint in is lovely for me :)

  49. kellsays:

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  50. kellsays:

    Salted Whiskey ice cream. I had it once at an Irish pub and it was amazing.

    kelldubois at gmail dot com

  51. Rondasays:

    Mojito is my all time favorite drink so having it as an ice cream would be fantastic. Something about lime and mint makes my world a happier place.

  52. gailsays:

    Kahlua ice cream!

  53. davesays:

    Irish coffee ice cream would be good

  54. Anonymoussays:

    Hmmmmm my favorite… appletini.
    Ladefly@aol dot com

  55. Hi ! I am constantly busy, as life always is with 2 kids/ cupcake hobby-business and wishes alcohol was calorie free, lol…yeah right! But anyways, with the holidays rolling around I wouldn’t mind a tanqueray_gin Ice cream…It’s got this pine tree Christmas smell to it. That would be kinda cool….egg nog on one side of the table and tanqueray gin ice cream on the other…winter wonderland for sure !!! ;)

  56. Jessicasays:

    Out of those listed the hot buttered rum sounds lovely, but what I would really like to try is a “Snuggler.” I had some (too many) years ago and loved it. It’s hot chocolate and peppermint schnapps. Yummy…


  57. Megansays:

    Red Stag and Coke Ice Cream would be good with the hint of cherries

  58. Emsays:

    I would LOVE a berry margarita recipe!!

  59. Pat Rsays:

    Vanilla ice cream covered in rum butterscotch caramel…………ymmmmm

  60. Pattisays:

    Banana shot ice cream would be good. You could top it with strawberries and pineapple with a drizzle of chocolate and have a kicked up banana split. You could even add a little whipped cream and a cherry on top.

  61. Anonymoussays:

    I’m a beer drinker, through and through! But not sure how that would translate into a cupcake?!

  62. I put liquor in my ice cream all the time; I find it helps keep it from turning into a solid frozen mass (it’s vegan ice cream so the freezing properties are a bit different). I’ve made coconut ice cream with rum, maple and molasses rum ice cream, brandy and chai ice cream, white russian ice cream and probably some others that I can’t think of at the moment. I haven’t tried putting beer in it though, maybe there’s some chocolate Guinness ice cream in my future…

  63. Raelynsays:

    My all time favorite drink is an Amaretto Sour. I bet that would make a delicious ice cream!

  64. Lulasays:

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  65. Lulasays:

    Frangelico Ice Cream!!! I think will be yummy

  66. AliceFsays:

    If you have never had Guiness ice cream with a chocolate cupcake you have never lived.

  67. I would love to try the Mudslide. I LOVE Kahlua the my ice cream!!!

  68. Anonymoussays:

    kahlua root beer float! yum

  69. Strawberry daiquiri sorbet would be so so good! :) Or a pumpkin mudslide ice cream! Heck, anything that’s got booze and is like ice cream is a winner!

  70. I’d love to try Bailey’s & Vanilla or Chocolate or Coffee.

  71. Pina Colada ice cream!!!

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  72. Anonymoussays:

    I absolutely LOVE Bailey’s, so a Bailey’s ice cream flavor would be YUMMY!!

  73. Anonymoussays:

    An ice cream based off of pinnacle whipped would probably be the best tasting ice cream ever created! :)

  74. I would love to try margarita ice cream! hampton1202(at)gmail(dot)com

  75. Helenasays:

    I think an apple martini sorbet would be awesome!

  76. I’ve recently gotten into fruit infused liquors. I think an apple infused vodka martini would make a wonderful sorbet.

  77. Kerrysays:

    What I craved most during my pregnancy was grasshoppers. Plain and simple, yet minty deliciousness.

  78. Hot buttered rum sounds delicious ! Maybe if you made it into a sauce to put over ice cream and a blondie : )

  79. Katsays:

    Butter Pecan is one of my favorites, but I think a Mudslide ice cream would be delicious! Or a spiced apple mojito…so many good options!

  80. Chelseasays:

    ooooo that butter pecan ice cream with brandy sounds mighty good :) wouldn’t mind trying a scoop of that!

  81. Anonymoussays:

    My grandma used to make rompope ice cream for me all the time when she used to babysit me. It was pretty awesome. I haven’t had any in like6 years, so hands down it’d be my first choice.

  82. Rachelsays:

    Anything with khalua!

  83. Juliesays:

    Hands down best boozy ice cream is Kahlua … (also my favorite Cupcake Flavor as well)

  84. Tarasays:

    I’d like to try “sex on the beach” ice cream. I think those tropical flavors would translate well to a nice ice cream.

  85. Reneesays:

    I would have to go with Baileys! Yum

  86. Thanks for the contest – there is nothing better than ice cream! Sandy

  87. This time of year I would looove to try some Bailey’s ice cream :) I have had a spiked eggnog ice cream and it was amazing!

  88. Nataliesays:

    my husband makes me peppermint patties all winter long–would love to try that as an ice cream :)

  89. Kimsays:

    Disney makes this awesome drink at the Yacht and Beach Club Stormalong Bay pool. It has pina colada mix, with baileys, kahlua and amaretto. Imagine that with some ice cream and wow! I could certainly go for that.

  90. Brookesays:

    Would like to try a bloody mary ice cream – and don’t forget the olives.

    And I think those ice cream spoons are pretty much the coolest thing since maple hollandaise :)

  91. Camrysays:

    I made my own version of a ‘whiskey sour’. It’s basically whiskey, lemon juice and sour cream. I also make a mean mint julep ice cream that is to die for!

  92. Rachel Eckleysays:

    My favorite drink is root beer with whipped cream vodka. That would be a definite interesting ice cream.

  93. Anonymoussays:

    I would like to try a Tequila Sunrise but definitely with the original creme de cassis (blackcurrants) and orange juice instead of the more popular grenadine. So pretty lol

  94. Luzsays:

    Midori sour.. Yumm! A little sweet with a tang at the end :)

  95. A malibu ice cream with coconut and pineapple mix ins would be great!

  96. Jolenesays:

    It’s a little obvious, but I have made a delicious ice cream with chocolate and Bailey’s. It was awesome.

  97. cfiggeesays:

    Thank you for the chance to win. I would love to try a rattlesnake – cola, jager, and kahlua as an icecream flavor.

  98. Oh yummy… LOL I love peach schnapps. That’d be a great ice cream! Thank you :)

  99. emmasays:

    I spent a summer working at a restaurant making white chocolate Godiva liquor panna cotta, now that would be a good ice cream! (although, I’d rather have panna cotta than ice cream any day)

  100. how about an almond joy? amaretto for the almond flavor, chocolate. yum, sounds good

  101. Sex on the Beach!!! Yumm, peach, cranberry, orange….so delicious!!!

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  102. Anonymoussays:

    my comment didnt post!
    any who, my vote is baileys!

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