Amarula cocktails are sophisticated yet easy to prepare.
Here are 30 genius Amarula drink recipes to make with this creamy liqueur!
But first …
What is Amarula Cream Liqueur?
Amarula is a South African cream liqeuer similar to Baileys, but smoother and less expensive. It is made with sugar, cream and the fruit of the African marula tree. It has a low alcohol content of 17% by volume. If you like Bailey’s give Amarula a try.
Amarula Cream Liqueur is the second-largest seller in the cream liqueur category right behind Bailey’s Irish Cream.
The rich, creamy body, nutty and fruity notes, and the floral finish of Amarula is simply irresistible.
Best Amarula Cocktails
Drinks and cocktails are better with Amarula cream liqueur.
I’ve rounded up the best Amarula cocktails, from the legendary Don Pedro to the Spring Bokkie shot here.
1. Don Pedro
Get ready to indulge in the creamiest, dreamiest Amarula cocktail around!
The Don Pedro is a South African dessert drink made with Amarula, vanilla ice cream, and double cream.
Indulge in the creamy goodness of Amarula with the Don Pedro cocktail.
2. White Russian
Experience the ultimate indulgence with the creamy Amarula White Russian.
Step up your cocktail game!
3. Brown Elephant
This Brown Elephant Amarula Cocktail is a bit indulgent, a bit sweet, and a bit deep.
Add a drizzle of chocolate syrup, and it might as well be dessert.
It’s about to become your new favorite.
4. Amarula Hot Chocolate
Amarula cream in hot chocolate is something new that you should definitely try!
Satisfy your sweet tooth and experience the perfect blend of creamy Amarula and classic hot chocolate flavors.
5. Amarula Brandy Alexander
Indulge in the creamy goodness!
Amarula Brandy Alexander is a caramel after-dinner drink.
Amarula and Brandy – the ultimate power couple!
6. Amarula Ethiopian Coffee Dalgona
A Ethiopian Dalgona drink is made with Amarula Ethiopian Coffee and cream liqueur.
If you’re a coffee lover, you’re in for a treat.
This cocktail is a mix of Amarula, strong brewed Ethiopian coffee, sugar, and milk.
Topped with a frothy Dalgona foam, it’s a creamy and delicious drink that will make you feel like you’re sipping on a warm cup of coffee in Addis Ababa.
7. Chai Latte With Amarula Vanilla
If I had my way, Amarula vanilla spice chai lattes would be trending over pumpkin spice lattes.
This warm and cozy drink is full of steamed milk and spice the coziest drink of all time.
It’s perfect for sipping in the winter with a good book. Add an Amarula Vanilla Spice to turn Chai Latte into a grown up treat.
8. Amarula Pink Elephant Cocktail
Pink elephants are a classic cocktail. The pink elephant is fun, sweet, pink, and absolutely delicious.
It has Amarula, pairing it with chocolate, raspberries, red wine, and cream.
An ideal drink for romantic dinners.
9. Amarula Springbok
This delightful drink is sure to make you feel like you’re running through the African savannah with the springboks.
It’s made with layered Amarula, peppermint liqueur, and crème de menthe, resulting in a sweet and refreshing drink that’s perfect for any occasion.
10. Hot White Russian with Amarula
Hot White Russian is a decadent Winter cocktail filled with delicious velvety flavors.
Warm up your winter with the indulgent mix of creamy Amarula and a White Russian.
11. Chocolate Amarula Cocktail
Chocolate Amarula Cocktail is a the perfect drinks in a party for chocolate lovers.
Best served for occasions such as Easter and Christmas.
12. Amarula South African Eggnog
Get in the holiday spirit with the Amarula Gingerbread Eggnog!
This delightful cocktail is a blend of Amarula cream liqueur, eggnog, and gingerbread syrup.
Sip on the perfect winter treat with the cozy and festive flavors of this cocktails.
13. Amarula Cherry Pop
The Amarula Cherry Pop drink is the cocktail of the day on August 18 because in 1983 on that day pop singer Mika was born.
The Amarula Cherry Pop mixed drink is very colorful just like his shows.
14. Amarula Strawberries and Cream
Just when you thought the original strawberries and cream couldn’t be improved.
Strawberries add a delicious taste!
This drink is totally life-affirming.
15. Amarula Pina Colada
Amarula Colada is a cream colored drink made from Amarula cream liqueur, pineapple juice, white rum, and coconut cream, and served in a glass with pineapple.
16. Amarula Coffee Milkshake
A creamy, adult milkshake, using coffee ice cream, milk, and Amarula!
17. Amarula Gingerbread Eggnog
Creamy Gingerbread Eggnog is like traditional eggnog, but with enough booze to enjoy.
18. Amarula Mudslide Drink
Frozen mudslide is a thick and creamy cocktail with rich chocolate and coffee flavors.
I really love this boozy adult milkshake and I recommend you to try it if you like chocolate flavored drinks.
It’s perfect for treating yourself after a hot summer day.
19. Amarula S’Mores Milkshake
Get ready to feel like a kid again with the Amarula S’Mores Milkshake!
This delightful drink is a blend of Amarula cream liqueur, graham cracker crumbs, and chocolate syrup, topped with marshmallow whipped cream.
Sip on this delicious treat and let the memories of summer campfires come flooding back.
20. Tiramisu Amarula White Russian
A cocktail and dessert, this Italian-influenced White Russian is hard to resist.
A dash of orange bitters, a pinch of ground cinnamon, or some fresh nutmeg shavings add another dimension to this decadent drink.
21. Amarula Creamy Christmas Cocktail
Amarula Eggnog is a festive drink that is alcoholic custard.
Similar to ice cream except it can’t be frozen because of its alcohol content.
22. Amurala Vanilla Spice Latte
A spicy cocktail, perfect for Autumn and Winter cozy nights in.
23. Amarula Truffle and Caramel Coffee
Enjoy this drink while you have your lunch in between long days of working and studying.
24. Amarula Chocolate Martini
This Amarula Chocolate Martini is the ultimate cocktail for all chocolate lovers.
Made with Amarula Vanilla Spice, vodka and chocolate liqueur or syrup, it’s boozy, sweet, smooth, and totally seductive.
25. Iced Coconut Amarula Latte
Iced coconut latte Marula fruit flavored drink with Amarula cream.
This drink is refreshing and with added smooth taste of Amarula you’ll end up with in indulgent and creamy latte.
26. Amarula Pumpkin Pie Martini
Pumpkin Pie Martini cocktails is a pumpkin liqueur with martini which gives a more festive fall flavor.
A cinnamon stick and sprinkle of nutmeg as finishing touch to this yummy Pumpkin pie martini.
27. Hot Amarula Thai Tea
Hot Amarula Thai Tea is a mix of Amarula Cream, tea leaves, vanilla, and spices.
Usually served in Thai restaurants.
28. Amarula Hot Butter Rum
A warm cocktail perfect for Christmas.
29. Zing Amarula Mint Music Muddle
A cocktail must try for the coming holiday!
30. Amarula Sunset Safari
Amarula Sunset Safari is as refreshing as the African sunsets, with an excellent twist almond, cinnamon, and citric flavors.
31. Amarula Milkshake
This adult milkshake is creamy, simple to prepare, has a coffee flavoring, and is blend with Amarula.
Is Amarula a whiskey?
No, Amarula is not a whiskey. It is a cream liqueur that is made from the fruit of the marula tree which is native to Africa. Whiskey is typically made from fermented grain mash and aged in wooden barrels.
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