As the temperature continues to drop, and the days shorten, it is our instinctual tendency to crave warm drinks, soft blankets, fireplaces (with fires, duh), and desserts. Even better, desserts with a twist, if you know what we mean (wink wink nudge nudge). The births of Pinterest, Buzzfeed, and food bloggers really brought boozy desserts into our hearts, because why would you want fudge brownies when you could have Guinness fudge brownies? So, today, we bring you our favorite fall inspired boozy desserts. No, it’s not just you; our mouths are watering too.
By far the most common alcohol to use in fall-themed desserts, Bourbon treats are the best mix of sweet and smoky around. To get started, try any one of these recipes to get you in the swing of things.
While this typically wouldn’t be considered a dessert, it sounds too good to pass up. The next time you need to satisfy your nutritional quota, whip up some of these bad boys.
Hot chocolate season is on our doorstep, so give this adult version a try. We’re almost positive you’ll fall in love.
One of the more festive liqueurs around, Kahlua can pack a discrete punch in any dessert, but goes the best with chocolate.
You wouldn’t typically think to throw any bubbly in your desserts, but trust us, it works. It adds a pleasantly surprising “pop” to each bite. (yes, pun intended)
It’s almost as if Guinness was made for cooking. The richness of the beer does not get lost in translation and makes for unique flavor combo in this dessert.
Put the dark in dark chocolate with this interesting addition. While some claim to stay away from dark red wine, nobody will be able to stay away from this cake.