A boozy smoothie makes a tasty treat in the morning and an ideal end to a long day. Alcohol smoothies let you reap all the nutrients of your desired veggies and fruits while achieving a slight buzz.
Another good thing about spiked smoothies is that all it takes is an extra ingredient to turn your vegan smoothie recipes, tomato juice recipes or fruit punch into a delicious cocktail.
Here are five alcohol-infused smoothie recipes that’d help you make a sweet treat.
5 Alcohol Smoothies To Enjoy
The 5 alcohol smoothies below are great as they are, but feel free to have a little fun with them too. Do not be afraid to make them your own by adding other flavors or using these as a base for a whole new cocktail!
Spiked Orange Juice Smoothie
Orange juice is a refreshing drink to any well-stocked bar. Without it, you can’t have a mimosa, let alone a tequila sunrise. Each sip of the spiked orange juice smoothie is naturally sweetened and comes with healthy nutrients such as vitamin C, protein, and fiber.
- 8 ounces frozen orange juice
- 1 cup low-fat vegan milk (e.g. almond milk)
- 1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur
- 1 ounce fat-free, sugar-free vanilla pudding mix
- 2 cups ice cubes
- 1 4-ounces vegan orange cream yogurt
Combine all your ingredients in the blender and puree away until smooth.
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Caribbean Rum Punch
Generally, Caribbean rum punch consists of coconut rum and lots of fruit juice such as orange, pineapple, lime or lemon juice, and grenadine. Feel free to alter the amount of alcohol and juice to suit your taste. You can also swap out these ingredients, and the amounts may vary.
Every sip of this rum punch will make you feel like you’re on a retreat. Sit back, throw your cares away, and enjoy this easy-to-use recipe.
- 1/2 cup grenadine
- 1 cup of orange juice
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1/4 cup dark rum
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- 1/4 cup coconut rum
Combine the rum, juices, and grenade in a pitcher. Stir and then pour into ice-filled glasses. You can serve it with maraschino cherries and orange slices.
Pineapple Lemonade Rum Slush
Pineapple lemonade rum slushies are one of fans’ favorite recipes for a blender as they contain frozen pineapples, which pop that tropical taste in your mouth.
Mix your lemon juice with pineapple coupled with a splash of rum to enjoy a crisp and sweet tropical smoothie. The pineapple lemonade rum slush is perfect for parties and sipping by the pool. In this recipe, the key ingredient is frozen pineapple.
Coconut water gives your smoothie a tropical feel, though you can use pineapple juice instead for a stronger pineapple flavor. You can also add fruit punch to your smoothie for added taste and nutrients.
- 1 cup rum
- 1 cup prepared lemonade
- 4 cup ice
- 1 16-ounce package frozen pineapple
Pour the rum and coconut water into your blender. Add the other ingredients and blend until smooth. Just before serving, add in club soda so that you don’t lose much carbonation.
Passion Fruit Vodka Smoothie
The passion fruit vodka smoothie is an ideal tropical fruit blend to start your day the nutritious way – rich in fiber and vitamin C and low in fat. It’s best to use fresh fruit, but a frozen pulp can also work. To sweeten up your boozy smoothie, add some coconut cream and Cointreau.
- 1 coconut cream
- 3 cups ice cubes
- 1 cup passion fruit
- 2 tbsp Cointreau
- 1 orange juice
- 1/4 cup vodka
- Fresh passion-fruit seeds, for garnish
Place ice, vodka, orange juice, Cointreau, and coconut cream in a blender. Feel free to adjust the consistency by adding more juice or ice as needed. You can then garnish with passion fruit seeds, serve immediately and enjoy.
Apple Pie Smoothie
Yearning for warmth and a buzz? Consider making this alcohol-infused apple pie smoothie. To give your drink an apple pie taste, add pie spices and fresh apples.
Don’t forget the toasted walnuts and oatmeal to top it off. You can also add a handful of ice cubes to your drink to make it extra thick.
- 1/4 cup rolled oats
- 1 tbs vegan peanut butter
- I medium sweet apple
- 1/2 cup chopped frozen bananas
- 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1/2 tbsp pure maple syrup
- Pinch ground nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Place apple pieces inside the blender. Add the remaining ingredients and then blend until smooth. Add more milk for a thinner smoothie and mix again. Sprinkle it with cinnamon as desired and serve.
Try Out Other Recipes
Now that you have an idea of how you to make alcohol smoothies, you can comfortably turn your favorite drink into a fresh fruit margarita.
Have fun experimenting with different kinds of liquor and fruit punch in some of our below smoothie recipes to give it an adult flair.