Happy Birthday, Every Shot is a Party!

The Irresistible Delight of the Birthday Cake Shot A Fun and Festive Cocktail to Toast Your Special Day

Birthday Cake Shot’ is a fun and festive drink option for celebrating birthdays.

Birthdays are all about celebrating, and what better way to celebrate than with a shot that tastes like a birthday cake? Introducing the Birthday Cake Shot – it’s like a party in a glass! This delightful concoction combines vodka, white chocolate liqueur, and Frangelico to create a creamy, dreamy shot that will have you feeling like the guest of honor. And to add an extra touch of festivity, top it off with sprinkles and a candle for those maximum birthday wishes!


Ingredients in a Birthday Cake Shot:

Ingredient Description
Vanilla Vodka Vanilla vodka adds a burst of flavor. You can use cake-flavored vodka too!
White Chocolate Liqueur for a creamy texture and that beautiful white color.
Frangelico The secret ingredient that adds the unmistakable taste of cake.
Frosting and Sprinkles Optional, but highly recommended garnish for an extra festive touch.


  1. Let’s get the party started by prepping the rim of your shot glasses. Smear a little icing on the outer edge of each glass, then roll the iced part in sprinkles until they’re completely covered.

  2. Grab a shaker and mix the vodka, white chocolate liqueur, and Frangelico with ice. Shake for 10 to 15 seconds, turning up that birthday vibe!

  3. Now, it’s time to pour your mixture into the prepared glasses. And don’t forget to add a candle on top for those extra special birthday wishes.


Tips for Making a Memorable Birthday Cake Shot:

  • Use rainbow sprinkles or any other sprinkle that reminds you of classic funfetti cake. Let those colors shine!
  • No icing to adhere those sprinkles? No problem! Try honey or marshmallow fluff as a delightful substitute.
  • Pair this shot with some delicious birthday cake pops or delectable birthday cake cookies. It’s a full-on celebration!

Items Used:

For this fabulous recipe, I used tall birthday candles, nonpareil sprinkles, and these sleek and stylish shot glasses. Because every shot deserves to be sipped in style!


Goes Great With:

To make your birthday celebration even more delightful, here are a few more birthday recipes that pair perfectly with the Birthday Cake Shot:

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What can I use instead of vanilla vodka? A: While we recommend vanilla vodka for that extra punch of flavor, you can also try cake-flavored or unflavored vodka. Use what you have and let the party continue!

Q: What is a good shot for birthdays? A: Look no further than the Birthday Cake Shot! It’s the perfect celebratory drink along with a variety of other fantastic shot recipes. Cheers to birthdays!


Recipe Summary:

  • Course: Drinks
  • Cuisine: American
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Servings: 1 shot
  • Calories: 307 kcal
  • Author: Elsie Larson


  • 1½ ounce vanilla vodka
  • 1½ ounce white chocolate liqueur
  • ½ ounce Frangelico
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla icing (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon rainbow sprinkles (optional)


  1. Begin by prepping the rim of your shot glasses. Smear a little icing on the outer edge around half of each glass. Next, roll the iced part into sprinkles until they are completely covered.

  2. Next, mix the vodka, white chocolate liqueur, and Frangelico in a shaker with ice. Shake for 10 to 15 seconds.

  3. Pour the mixture into each glass. Serve with a candle for those ultimate birthday wishes.


Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories: 307 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 33g
  • Protein: 0.04g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.2g
  • Sodium: 13mg
  • Potassium: 2mg
  • Sugar: 32g
  • Calcium: 0.1mg
  • Iron: 0.01mg

Are you ready to sip on the most delightful birthday cake in liquid form? Don’t let the celebration stop here! Explore more mouthwatering shot recipes like the Green Tea Shot or the Scooby Snack Shot. Remember, every shot is an opportunity for a little happiness in a glass. Cheers to fashion, beauty, and the joy of birthdays!

Let us know in the comments how your Birthday Cake Shot turned out! We’d love to hear all about your amazing celebrations.