hot nut shot

Hot Nut Shot

Originally Posted On June 2, 2023 and Last Updated On

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Our (famous!) Recipe for Hot Nut Shot!

Sometimes you just need something a little warm, even in a shot. Our Hot Nut Shot Recipe is a sweet and nutty cocktail that is perfect for cold winter nights. The drink is made with almond liqueur, hazelnut liqueur, hot chocolate, and cherry brandy.

Although I couldn’t find a reliable source on where the drink came from, it’s believed to have originated in the United States.

hot nut shot

Hot Nut Shot

Yield: 2 shots
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

A great winter time shot, this Hot Nut Shot will warm your...well, you know!

Ingredients

  • 1 oz Almond Liqueur
  • 1 oz Hazelnut Liqueur
  • Hot Chocolate
  • 1/8 oz Cherry Brandy

Instructions

  1. Pour 1 oz of almond liqueur and 1 oz of hazelnut liqueur into a shot glass.
  2. Add 1/8 oz of cherry brandy to the shot glass.
  3. Heat up hot chocolate and pour it into the shot glass.
  4. Stir the ingredients together with a spoon.
  5. Garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder.

Notes

Garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder.

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Tools

  • Shot glass
  • Jigger
  • Spoon

About the Ingredients

  • Almond Liqueur: A sweet liqueur made from almonds, sugar, and alcohol. It has a nutty flavor and is often used as an ingredient in cocktails or even sipped on its own.
  • Hazelnut Liqueur: A sweet liqueur made from hazelnuts, sugar, and alcohol. It has a nutty flavor and is often used in drinks and cocktail recipes as an ingredient.
  • Cherry Brandy: A sweet liqueur made from cherries, sugar, and alcohol. It has a fruity flavor and is often used in cocktails.

Drink Type

Shot

Serving Size

1 shot

Amount of Alcohol

The Hot Nut Shot contains approximately 1.5 oz of alcohol at 40% ABV.

Nutritional Information

The Hot Nut Shot is high in calories and sugar! This is not for those of you on a diet, lol!

Tips for Making This Recipe

  • Use high-quality ingredients for the best flavor.
  • Use freshly made hot chocolate for this shot, it should be warm.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder.

Glass and Garnish

Serve the Hot Nut Shot in a shot glass. Garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cocoa powder.

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Similar Drinks with Similar Ingredients

  1. Nutty Irishman: Made with Baileys Irish Cream, Frangelico, and hot coffee.
  2. Chocolate Covered Cherry: Made with cherry brandy, chocolate liqueur, and cream.
  3. Chocolate Hazelnut Martini: Made with hazelnut liqueur, chocolate liqueur, and vodka.
  4. Almond Joy: Made with amaretto, coconut rum, and chocolate liqueur.
  5. Nutty Professor: Made with hazelnut liqueur, amaretto, and cream.

About the Author

  • Bill Allen

    I'm Bill Allen, the guy behind this site. I've been a bartender, bar owner and sitting on both sides of a bar for almost 35 years, so I have some experience in the whole mixology scene. And now I'm just building out my site with as much helpful content as I can share with you.

    https://upscaledrinks.com/ billyallen@hotmail.com Allen Bill

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