Shake up the traditional campfire treats with these s’mores beverage ideas

Whether it is a summer favorite or just the love of the combined flavors, s’mores are always a popular dessert choice. When it is time to skip the sticky fingers, these s’mores beverage ideas satisfy with both a sip and a gulp.

For many people, s’mores are the perfect dessert. Whether it is the ability to customize that perfect bite or the multitude of flavor combinations, there is something simply satisfying about the combination of marshmallow, chocolate and graham crackers.

While savory s’mores recipes have piqued some foodies’ interest and changing the ingredients can keep the bite from being stale, the reality is that the flavors can be transformed into a sippable treat. These s’mores beverage ideas could receive big cheers even when there is no campfire in sight.

S’mores milkshake

A s’mores milkshake is a simple idea that many people enjoy. Whether topped with a perfectly flambéed marshmallow or dusted with some graham cracker crumbs, that frozen delight satisfies.

Smashburger is serving a special hand-spun S’mores milkshake for August. Made with Häagen Dazs ice cream and Ghirardelli chocolate, the quality ingredients elevate the campfire classic. Plus, no one has to worry about that burnt sugar smell from the campfire.

Hersheypark is known for its sweet creations. Currently, there are some special s’mores inspired foods that have everyone talking. While the S’mores Burger might be a unique savory twist, it is best enjoyed with a S’mores King Size Shake. That classic dessert paired with the burger is an all-American meal that will have everyone cheering.

S’mores cocktails

While the espresso martini might be having a moment and the boozy hot chocolate might ward off a nighttime chill, some s’mores cocktails shake up an adult twist on the campfire classic. Although many restaurants and bars have their take on the specialty cocktail, this one from Dakota Hatton, chef at Terramor Outdoor Resort captures the flavor perfectly.

The Toasted S’mores Martini is perfectly indulgent. From the flavored vodka to the Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, it hits that sweet note. But, the addition of the Kahlua adds a little nuance to keep the cocktail from being too sweet. Plus, a toasted, golden brown marshmallow garnish is the crowning achievement.

Here’s how to make a Toasted S’mores Martini

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Pinnacle Whipped Vodka
  • .75 oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
  • .75 oz Kahlua
  • .75 oz Half & Half
  • Garnish: Chocolate, graham cracker, toasted marshmallow

Steps

  • Add ice and soda water to a martini glass to chill.
  • Add vodka, liqueur and half & half to a shaker tin with ice. Shake.
  • Set shaker tin aside, remove ice and soda from glass and rim with chocolate and graham cracker crumbs.
  • Strain the drink into the prepared glass and top with skewered toasted marshmallow.

 

 

What is your favorite s’mores beverage treat? What is your favorite twist to a traditional s’mores recipe?