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Easy Frozen Bushwacker Drink Recipe

Karen Frazier
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If you like to drink your dessert as a cocktail, then the frozen bushwacker is the perfect drink for you. This Southern classic tropical flavored drink is the cocktail equivalent of a milkshake, and it is sweet, creamy, and delicious.

Classic Frozen Bushwacker Drink Recipe

Do you like piña coladas? How about chocolate? Milkshakes? If you like these three things, then chances are you will love the frozen bushwacker mixed drink. It's an easy alcoholic blender drink with delicious ingredients that blend well together. Choose a flavorful dark rum, such as a demerara rum.

Bushwacker Cocktail Ingredients

  • ½ cup crushed ice
  • 1½ ounces dark rum
  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • 1½ ounces Irish cream
  • 1½ ounces coffee flavored liqueur
  • 1½ ounces amaretto
  • 1½ ounces cream of coconut
  • Chocolate syrup, whipped cream, and grated nutmeg for garnish

Instructions to Make a Blended Bushwacker

  1. In a blender, combine the ice, rum, vodka, Irish cream, coffee liqueur, amaretto, and cream of coconut.
  2. Blend on high until smooth.
  3. Pour into a cocktail glass or hurricane glass. Garnish with the whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and a grating of nutmeg.

Flora Bama Bushwacker

Looking for an even more dessert-like expression of this tasty drink? Turn it into a true milkshake by making the Flora Bama Bushwacker. This recipe makes two servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream or chocolate ice cream
  • 1½ ounces dark rum
  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • 1½ ounces Irish cream
  • 1½ ounces coffee flavored liqueur
  • 1½ ounces amaretto
  • 1½ ounces cream of coconut
  • Whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and a cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine the ice cream, rum, vodka, Irish cream, coffee liqueur, amaretto, and cream of coconut.
  2. Blend on high until smooth.
  3. Pour into a cocktail glass or hurricane glass. Garnish with the whipped cream, chocolate syrup, and a cherry.

Banoffee Bushwacker

One of the favorite British desserts is called banoffee pie, a tasty combination of bananas, toffee, and coffee. But, there's no need to bake to get those classic flavors. Instead, blend up a banoffee bushwacker!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup crushed ice
  • 1 banana
  • 1½ ounces dark rum
  • 1½ ounces caramel-flavored vodka
  • 1½ ounces banana liqueur
  • 1½ ounces Irish cream
  • 1½ ounces coffee flavored liqueur
  • 1½ ounces amaretto
  • 1½ ounces cream of coconut
  • Whipped cream, toffee bits and banana slices for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine the ice, banana, rum, vodka, Irish cream, coffee liqueur, banana liqueur, amaretto, and cream of coconut.
  2. Blend on high until smooth.
  3. Pour into a cocktail glass or hurricane glass. Garnish with the whipped cream, toffee bits, and banana slice.

Try a Sweet and Delicious Bushwacker

So, if you're seeking a sweet alcoholic drink, try a bushwacker. They're easy to make, and with a little creativity you can come up with your own tasty variations on a southern classic.

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Easy Frozen Bushwacker Drink Recipe