Pudding Shots: Easy and Indulgent Recipes

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If you've been hunting through cookbook after cookbook for that perfect alcoholic dessert to pair with your next dinner, then these smooth and creamy pudding shots are meant for you. Once you've mastered the basic recipe, you can adjust the type of pudding mixes, liquor, and creams used to create these sweet shot mixtures. Here are a few pudding shot recipes to get your started.

Chocolate Pudding Shot

Chocolate pudding is an essential childhood treat, and you can use this recipe to help turn that childhood treat into the perfect adult snack. Once fully mixed, this recipe makes about fifteen servings/shots.

Chocolate Pudding Shot

Ingredients

  • 1 package chocolate instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup Bailey's Irish cream
  • ½ cup vodka
  • 8 ounces whipped cream

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pudding mix, milk, Irish cream, and vodka.
  2. Whisk the ingredients until thickened and chill for about five minutes.
  3. Once chilled, fold in the whipped cream and spoon the mixture into shot glasses.
  4. Chill for about an hour and remove when it's time to serve.

Cheesecake Pudding Shot

Store-bought cheesecakes have nothing on this cheesecake pudding shot that mixes the warm flavors of RumChata with the cool flavors of dairy and the crunch of graham crackers. Once fully mixed, this recipe makes about fifteen servings/shots.

Ingredients

  • 1 package cheesecake instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup RumChata
  • 8 ounces whipped cream
  • Crushed cinnamon graham crackers for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cheesecake pudding mix, milk, and RumChata.
  2. Whisk the ingredients until combined and thickened. Chill for about five minutes.
  3. Once chilled, fold in the whipped cream and transfer the mixture into shot glasses.
  4. Chill for about an hour and garnish with crushed cinnamon graham crackers when it's time to serve.

Banana Pudding Shot

This old-school treat easily transforms into a mixed pudding shot; simply combine banana instant pudding mix, milk, Bailey's Irish cream, vodka, and whipped cream together. Once fully mixed, this recipe makes about fifteen servings/shots.

Banana Pudding Shot

Ingredients

  • 1 package banana instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup Bailey's Irish cream
  • ½ cup vodka
  • 8 ounces whipped cream
  • Sliced bananas for garnish
  • Vanilla wafers for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pudding mix, milk, Irish cream, and vodka.
  2. Whisk the ingredients until thickened and chill for about five minutes.
  3. Once chilled, fold in the whipped cream and transfer into shot glasses, chilling for about an hour.
  4. Garnish with vanilla wafers and sliced bananas when its time to serve.

Cinnamon Toast Pudding Shot

Whether you like it as a breakfast cereal or in its original form, cinnamon toast creates the perfect balance of savory and sweet for your early morning starts. To turn it into the perfect dinner dish as well, check out this Cinnamon Toast Pudding Shot recipe. Once fully mixed, this recipe makes about fifteen servings/shots.

Cinnamon Toast Pudding Shot

Ingredients

  • 1 package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup RumChata
  • ½ cup Fireball whisky
  • 8 ounces whipped cream
  • Dash of cinnamon for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pudding mix, milk, RumChata, and Fireball whiskey.
  2. Whisk the ingredients until thickened and chill for about five minutes.
  3. Once chilled, fold in the whipped cream and transfer into shot glasses, chilling for about an hour.
  4. Garnish with a dash of cinnamon when its time to serve.

Creamsicle Pudding Shot

This tart and refreshing pudding shot tastes as if you've melted a creamsicle down and poured it into a shot glass. Once fully mixed, this recipe makes about fifteen servings/shots.

Creamsicle Pudding Shot

Ingredients

  • 1 package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup RumChata
  • ½ cup Orange cream vodka
  • 8 ounces whipped cream

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pudding mix, milk, RumChata, and orange cream vodka.
  2. Whisk the ingredients until thickened and chill for about five minutes.
  3. Once chilled, fold in the whipped cream and transfer into shot glasses, chilling for about an hour.
  4. Remove it when it's ready to serve.

Raspberry Pudding Shot

If you're more interested in the berry flavors of the fruit spectrum, than this raspberry pudding shot is meant for you. Once fully mixed, this recipe makes about fifteen servings/shots.

Raspberry Pudding Shot

Ingredients

  • 1 package cheesecake instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup raspberry liqueur
  • ½ cup vodka
  • 8 ounces whipped cream
  • Raspberries for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pudding mix, milk, raspberry liqueur and vodka.
  2. Whisk the ingredients until thickened and chill for about five minutes.
  3. Once chilled, fold in the whipped cream and transfer into shot glasses, chilling for about an hour.
  4. Remove it when it's ready to serve and garnish with raspberries.

White Russian Pudding Shot

You can easily convert your favorite winter drink into a pudding shot by adding instant pudding mix, milk, and whipped cream to the original White Russian recipe. Once fully mixed, this recipe makes about fifteen servings/shots.

White Russian Pudding Shot

Ingredients

  • 1 package vanilla instant pudding mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup coffee liqueur
  • ½ cup vodka
  • 8 ounces whipped cream

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pudding mix, milk, coffee liqueur and vodka.
  2. Whisk the ingredients until thickened and chill for about five minutes.
  3. Once chilled, fold in the whipped cream and transfer into shot glasses, chilling for about an hour.
  4. Remove it when it's ready to serve.

Dairy-Free Options For Pudding Shots

If you have a dairy sensitivity, you may be wondering if there's even a viable alternative to the conventional pudding shot considering regular pudding shots require milk and cream. Yet, there are many different non-dairy based milks that can be substituted for the milk and cream in the original recipe; of course, this may slightly affect the flavor depending on the substitute you use, but it will let you try one of these shots without regretting it later.

  • Almond Milk
  • Oat Milk
  • Coconut Milk
  • Cashew Milk
  • Rice Milk
  • Lactose-Free Milk

The Proof Is in the Pudding

You don't have to feel guilty about having seconds for dessert when you make one of these pudding shot recipes; in fact, you certainly won't be the only one going back for seconds.

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