Cat's Hummer Recipe - A Delicious Blend of Crème de Menthe, Brandy, and Ice Cream

Cat's Hummer

Cat's Hummer Recipe - A Delicious Blend of Crème de Menthe, Brandy, and Ice Cream
Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 1


Cat's Hummer
Cat's Hummer

Cat's Hummer is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that combines the flavors of crème de menthe, brandy, and ice cream. This sweet treat is perfect for a hot summer day or as a dessert after a meal.


The Cat's Hummer cocktail has been around for decades and is a popular choice for those looking for a sweet and creamy drink. The combination of crème de menthe and brandy gives this cocktail a unique flavor that is sure to please your taste buds.


How to prepare

  1. Soften the ice cream slightly before adding it to the other ingredients.
  2. Combine all the ingredients together.
  3. Blend until the mixture becomes creamy and enjoy.


  • Try using different flavors of ice cream, such as chocolate or vanilla, for a unique twist on this cocktail.
  • Add a splash of milk or cream for a creamier texture.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Soften the ice cream slightly before adding it to the other ingredients to make it easier to blend.

- Use a high-quality brandy for the best flavor in this cocktail.

- Blend the ingredients until the mixture becomes creamy for the perfect consistency.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Cat's Hummer in chilled cocktail glasses for a more elegant presentation. Garnish with a sprig of mint for a pop of color.

Cooking Techniques

Blending is the key technique for this recipe to ensure all the ingredients are well combined and the mixture becomes creamy.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have crème de menthe, you can substitute with peppermint extract or syrup. You can also use rum or whiskey instead of brandy.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the ingredients ahead of time and blend them just before serving to ensure a fresh and creamy cocktail.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Cat's Hummer in a chilled martini glass with a mint leaf garnish for an elegant presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Cat's Hummer pairs well with light desserts such as fruit tarts or cheesecake. It can also be enjoyed on its own as a sweet treat.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Cat's Hummer is best enjoyed fresh and should be consumed immediately after blending. Store any leftovers in the freezer, but note that the texture may change upon thawing.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 200 per serving


Carbohydrates: 20g per serving


Total Fat: 10g per serving


Protein: 2g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

This cocktail does not provide a significant amount of vitamins and minerals.


This recipe contains dairy (ice cream) and alcohol (brandy), which may be allergens for some individuals.


Cat's Hummer is a sweet and creamy cocktail that is relatively high in carbohydrates and fats. It is a treat best enjoyed in moderation.


Cat's Hummer is a sweet and creamy cocktail that is perfect for a special occasion or as a dessert treat. With the combination of crème de menthe, brandy, and ice cream, this cocktail is sure to be a hit with your guests.

How did I get this recipe?

I remember the sense of anticipation I felt when I first discovered this recipe for Cat's Hummer. It was many years ago, when I was just a young girl, eager to learn the secret to creating delicious dishes that would impress my family and friends.

I learned the recipe from a dear friend of mine, Mrs. Jenkins, who was known in our small town for her incredible cooking skills. She had a way of creating dishes that were both comforting and exciting, and I was always in awe of her talent in the kitchen.

One day, Mrs. Jenkins invited me over to her house for a cooking lesson. I was thrilled at the opportunity to learn from her, and I eagerly accepted her invitation. When I arrived at her home, she greeted me with a warm smile and led me into her kitchen, where she had all the ingredients laid out for Cat's Hummer.

As we began to cook, Mrs. Jenkins explained the history behind the recipe. She told me that Cat's Hummer was a dish that had been passed down through generations in her family, and that it was named after her beloved cat, Hummer, who had a knack for sneaking bites of food off the table when no one was looking.

I listened intently as Mrs. Jenkins showed me how to prepare the dish, taking note of each step and ingredient. The smell of the spices and herbs filled the kitchen, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that made me feel right at home.

After hours of cooking and chatting, the Cat's Hummer was finally ready. Mrs. Jenkins plated the dish beautifully, garnishing it with fresh herbs and a sprinkle of cheese. I took a bite, and my taste buds erupted with delight. The flavors were rich and complex, with a perfect balance of sweet and savory.

I knew then that I had stumbled upon a recipe that would become a staple in my own kitchen for years to come. I thanked Mrs. Jenkins profusely for sharing her secret with me, and she simply smiled and patted my hand, telling me that cooking is all about sharing and passing on traditions.

Since that day, I have made Cat's Hummer countless times for my family and friends, each time with a sense of pride and nostalgia. The dish never fails to impress, and I always think back to that day in Mrs. Jenkins' kitchen when I first learned to make it.

As I sit here now, reflecting on that memory, I am grateful for the many recipes and cooking techniques I have learned over the years. Each one holds a special place in my heart, but Cat's Hummer will always be a standout, a reminder of the joy and camaraderie that comes from sharing a delicious meal with loved ones.

And so, I continue to cook and create, passing on the recipes and traditions that have been gifted to me by those who came before. For in the kitchen, as in life, there is nothing quite as satisfying as the act of sharing good food and good company. And for that, I am eternally grateful.


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