Peppermint Mudslide – A holiday spin on a classic cocktail. Made with Kahlua, Vodka, Bailey’s, heavy cream, chocolate syrup, and peppermint simple syrup. This easy cocktail is sure to be a hit.
One of our favorite cocktails to make around here is a mudslide. Something about the combination of flavors is just so perfect and since it is the holiday season, I decided that I just had to pull out my jar of peppermint simple syrup and use it to make a peppermint mudslide!
This little Christmas cocktail has all of the classic mudslide ingredients – Bailey’s, Kahlua, vodka, heavy cream, and chocolate sauce along with a bit of peppermint simple syrup to give it some holiday flavor. There is nothing not to love about this cocktail for mudslide fans!
Common Questions About Making a Peppermint Mudslide
What alcohol is in a mudslide?
A mudslide has Bailey’s, Kahlua, and vodka.
What variations of a mudslide cocktail can I make?
Some of my favorite variations include –
- Frozen Mudslide
- Salted Caramel Mudslide
- Espresso Mudslide
- Raspberry Mudslide
- Pumpkin Spice Mudslide
- Eggnog Mudslide
What garnish can I add to this cocktail?
I love drizzling chocolate on the inside of the glass. Another idea would be to cover the rim of the glass with chocolate and crushed up candy canes. You could even serve the drink with a mini candy cane on the edge of the glass.
What is the difference between a mudslide and a white russian?
A white russian is made with Kahlua, vodka, and heavy cream while a mudslide has the same ingredients plus Bailey’s and some chocolate sauce.
Looking for more holiday cocktails? Check these recipes out!
- Eggnog Amaretto Cocktail
- Cranberry Moscow Mule
- Gingerbread White Russian
- Peppermint White Russian
- Christmas Kringle Cocktail
- Drizzle the inside of a glass with chocolate sauce and fill with ice.
- Add Kahlua, Bailey's, vodka, heavy cream, and peppermint simple syrup into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until well chilled.
- Pour into glass and serve.
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