Why drink alcohol when you can eat it? If you want to explore new ways to get your alcohol intake, check out the plethora of brands creating innovative combinations of liquor and food. From popcorn to ice cream, you won’t believe the culinary combos inspired by this trend. We just found your next party trick, you're welcome. 

Tipsy Scoop

This brand doesn’t sell your typical ice cream. Their treats are infused with different liquors, and are up to 5% alcohol by volume. All the flavors are “inspired by classic and contemporary cocktails…”, and range from “Tequila Mexican Hot Chocolate,” to “Raspberry Limoncello Sorbet,” “Cake Batter Vodka Martini,” and more. The NYC–based company ships their ice cream nationwide, so you can enjoy wherever you are. 


Sugarfina 

Sugarfina, the “ultimate candy store for grown-ups,” lives up to that title with their plethora of alcohol–infused candy products. “Champagne Bears,” “Rosé All Day Bears,” “Tequila Grapefruit Sours,” “Bourbon Bears,” and “Stout Pint” gummies are just some of the gourmet candies Sugarfina has to offer. They’ll make you feel like an adult in a candy store.



Nadia Cakes

This cupcake company bakes up a special batch of cupcakes inspired by classic cocktails. Nadia Cakes offers 16 different alcohol–infused cupcakes: “Strawberry Margarita,” which is dipped in tequila; “Blue Moon,”  baked with Blue Moon beer; “Peach Bellini,” made with peach champagne frosting; “Minnesota Nice,” topped with bourbon buttercream; “Mimosa” made with a champagne frosting; “Rumchata” with rum horchata liquor; and more. Why down a glass when you can devour a cupcake?



Whipped Lightning

Whipped Lightning, “... the world’s earliest alcohol-infused whipped cream,” is the perfect way to get your liquor fix. The sweet topping can be purchased in the alcohol–infused flavors “Caramel Pecan,” “White Chocolate,” and “Amaretto.” The company encourages customers to “try it on shots & shooters, cocktails, martinis, java, or frozen drinks in addition to spicing up your favourite desserts.”



Joe & Seph’s Popcorn

Joe & Seph’s Gourmet Popcorn Pouches come in a variety of innovative flavors, but the alcohol–infused ones definitely stand out. The unexpected combination of alcohol and popcorn may sound strange, but check out these flavors. Their “Prosecco Popcorn,” “Margarita Popcorn,” “Caramel Macchiato and Whiskey,” and “Irish Stout Popcorn” are just some of the unique options, and each contain up to 5% alcohol.


Drunken Cake Cake Pops

This clever product is irresistible! Owners Sara Aleman and Zoila Navales proclaim them to be, “A liquor lovers dream, the taste of your favorite cocktail in the form of our not-so-usual cake pop. A spin on the traditional, the hybrid (love child) of booze and cake… yep! That's what we call a DRUNKEN CAKE POP.”  These pops come in ten delicious flavors, “Birthday Cake Shot,” “Lemon Drop Martini,” “Chocolate Chip Martini,” “Almond Amaretto,” “Midori,” “Red Wine Velvet,” “Southern Gentleman,” “Drunken Monkey,” “German Chocolate Whiskey,” and “Monique’s Pink Champagne.” No need to pop bottles when you can just eat a cake pop!


FrutaPop

FrutaPop “poptails” are alcohol–infused ice pops made with natural ingredients. Flavors include “Moscow Mule,” “Apple Cider Bourbon,” “Watermelon Margarita,” “Piña Colada,” and “Brose Rosé.” Plus, the brand boasts, “ FrutaPOP is the first of it’s kind to contain healthy, natural ingredients without any added sugars,” so you can enjoy your boozy popsicle guilt–free.



Wondermade Marshmallows

Wondermade Marshmallows specializes in eccentric marshmallow flavors. In addition to their non-alcoholic flavors like “Birthday Cake” and “Salted Caramel,” they also feature marshmallows infused with alcohol. These include infusions of bourbon, beer, fireball and gin. Wondermade claims these are “four of the most popular flavors—all cooked and flavored with alcohol…” 


These brands provide the perfect opportunity to satisfy your cravings and give you a buzz. Now that alcohol–infused foods are on your radar, what are you waiting for? 


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