French Toast Shooter Recipe with Cinnamon and Cream

French Toast Shooter

French Toast Shooter Recipe with Cinnamon and Cream
Region / culture: France | Servings: 2


French Toast Shooter
French Toast Shooter

French Toast Shooter is a delicious and indulgent cocktail that combines the flavors of cinnamon schnapps and Irish cream. This sweet and creamy drink is perfect for a special brunch or as a dessert cocktail.


The French Toast Shooter is a modern cocktail that takes inspiration from the classic breakfast dish of French toast. The combination of cinnamon and cream in this drink mimics the flavors of the popular breakfast treat.


How to prepare

  1. Serve the dish over ice or refrigerate it.


  • For a twist on the classic French Toast Shooter, try adding a splash of maple syrup or a sprinkle of nutmeg to enhance the flavors.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

To enhance the flavors of the French Toast Shooter, be sure to use high-quality cinnamon schnapps and Irish cream. You can also garnish the drink with a sprinkle of cinnamon or a cinnamon stick for added visual appeal.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the French Toast Shooter as a dessert cocktail or as a special treat for brunch.

Cooking Techniques

Mix the cinnamon schnapps and Irish cream in a shaker with ice to chill the drink before serving.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have cinnamon schnapps, you can substitute with a cinnamon liqueur or syrup. For the Irish cream, you can use a non-alcoholic cream liqueur.

Make Ahead Tips

You can mix the French Toast Shooter ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the French Toast Shooter in shot glasses garnished with a sprinkle of cinnamon or a cinnamon stick for a festive touch.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair the French Toast Shooter with a plate of fresh fruit or a sweet dessert for a delicious combination.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover French Toast Shooter in the refrigerator and consume within a day for the best flavor.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 120 per serving


Carbohydrates: 10g per serving


Fats: 5g per serving


Proteins: 2g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

The French Toast Shooter is not a significant source of vitamins and minerals.


This recipe contains dairy (Irish cream) and may not be suitable for those with lactose intolerance or dairy allergies.


The French Toast Shooter is a decadent cocktail that is high in carbohydrates and fats, making it a treat to enjoy in moderation.


The French Toast Shooter is a delightful cocktail that combines the flavors of cinnamon and cream for a sweet and indulgent treat. Enjoy this drink as a dessert cocktail or as a special brunch beverage.

How did I get this recipe?

I can still remember the exact moment I discovered this recipe for French Toast Shooters. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my friend Sarah's house for a brunch gathering. Sarah was known for her creative and adventurous cooking, so I was excited to see what she had prepared for us that day.

As I walked into her kitchen, I was greeted by the delicious aroma of cinnamon and vanilla. Sarah was busy at the stove, flipping thick slices of bread dipped in a sweet egg mixture. She explained that she was making French toast, but with a twist. Instead of serving it traditionally, she was turning it into bite-sized shooters topped with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of powdered sugar.

I watched in awe as she assembled the shooters, layering each one with a piece of French toast, a dollop of whipped cream, and a dusting of powdered sugar. As she handed me one to try, I couldn't resist taking a bite. The flavors exploded in my mouth - the warm, buttery bread, the sweet cinnamon and vanilla, and the creamy whipped cream all combined to create a truly unforgettable experience.

I immediately asked Sarah for the recipe, eager to recreate these delectable shooters at home. She laughed and told me that it was a family secret, passed down from her grandmother to her. But she kindly offered to teach me how to make them, promising that I would be able to impress my own friends and family with this unique and delicious treat.

Over the next few hours, Sarah taught me the ins and outs of making the perfect French Toast Shooters. She showed me how to mix the eggs, milk, cinnamon, and vanilla to create the perfect batter for soaking the bread. She explained the importance of using thick slices of bread that could hold up to the soaking process without falling apart.

As we cooked together, Sarah shared stories of her grandmother and how she had learned to make these shooters as a child. She talked about the joy and love that went into every batch, and how they had become a cherished family tradition. I could see the twinkle in her eye as she spoke, and I knew that I was learning more than just a recipe that day - I was learning a piece of Sarah's family history.

After our cooking lesson was over, Sarah sent me home with a batch of French Toast Shooters to share with my own family. As I watched them eagerly devour the little treats, their eyes lighting up with delight, I knew that this recipe would become a staple in my own kitchen.

Over the years, I have made French Toast Shooters for countless gatherings and celebrations. Each time, I am reminded of the day I learned the recipe from Sarah, and the joy and laughter that surrounded us in her kitchen. I have added my own touches to the recipe, experimenting with different toppings and flavors to make it my own.

But no matter how many variations I try, the original French Toast Shooters will always hold a special place in my heart. They are more than just a delicious treat - they are a reminder of the power of food to bring people together, to create memories, and to pass down traditions from one generation to the next.

So the next time you find yourself in the kitchen, looking for a new and exciting recipe to try, I urge you to give French Toast Shooters a chance. Let the flavors transport you to a time of laughter and love, and share the joy with those you hold dear. I promise you won't be disappointed.


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