Fridays Frozen Mudslide Recipe from Ireland - Vodka, Bailey's, Kahlúa, Ice Cream

Fridays Frozen Mudslide

Fridays Frozen Mudslide Recipe from Ireland - Vodka, Bailey's, Kahlúa, Ice Cream
Region / culture: Ireland | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 1


Fridays Frozen Mudslide
Fridays Frozen Mudslide

Fridays Frozen Mudslide is a delicious and indulgent cocktail that combines the flavors of vodka, Irish cream, coffee liqueur, cream, and ice cream. This frozen treat is perfect for a hot summer day or as a dessert cocktail after a meal.


The Mudslide cocktail was created in the 1970s at the Wreck Bar in the Cayman Islands. It was originally made with vodka, Kahlua, and Bailey's Irish Cream. Over the years, variations of the Mudslide have been created, including the frozen version known as the Fridays Frozen Mudslide.


How to prepare

  1. Start by crushing the 8 ice cubes in a blender.
  2. Once the ice is finely crushed, add the remaining ingredients and blend for 45 seconds on the blender's highest setting.
  3. Pour the mixture into a glass and serve immediately.


  • Substitute the vodka with rum for a different flavor profile.
  • Use different flavors of ice cream, such as chocolate or vanilla, for a unique twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to crush the ice cubes thoroughly before adding the other ingredients to ensure a smooth and creamy texture.

- Blend the ingredients on the highest setting for 45 seconds to achieve the perfect consistency.

- Serve the cocktail immediately after blending to enjoy it at its best.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Fridays Frozen Mudslide in a chilled glass garnished with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or chocolate shavings.

Cooking Techniques

Blending the ingredients on high speed is essential to achieve the perfect frozen consistency.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have Absolut vodka, you can use any other brand of vodka. Similarly, you can use any brand of coffee liqueur in place of the specified one.

Make Ahead Tips

You can pre-crush the ice cubes and store them in the freezer until ready to blend with the other ingredients.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the Fridays Frozen Mudslide in a tall glass with a straw and a spoon for easy enjoyment.

Pairing Recommendations

This cocktail pairs well with chocolate desserts or as a sweet treat on its own.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

The Fridays Frozen Mudslide is best enjoyed immediately after blending. Leftovers can be stored in the freezer, but the texture may change upon thawing.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of the Fridays Frozen Mudslide contains approximately 300 calories.


The Fridays Frozen Mudslide contains approximately 25 grams of carbohydrates per serving.


The cocktail has around 10 grams of fats per serving.


There are about 2 grams of proteins in each serving of the Fridays Frozen Mudslide.

Vitamins and minerals

The cocktail provides a small amount of calcium and iron.


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


The Fridays Frozen Mudslide is a rich and decadent cocktail that is high in calories, fats, and carbohydrates. It should be enjoyed in moderation as a special treat.


The Fridays Frozen Mudslide is a decadent and creamy cocktail that is perfect for indulging in a sweet treat. Enjoy this frozen delight on a hot day or as a dessert cocktail after a meal.

How did I get this recipe?

I remember the joy I felt when I first stumbled upon this recipe for Fridays Frozen Mudslide. It was a hot summer day, and I was looking for a refreshing drink to cool off. As I was flipping through an old cookbook that belonged to my mother, I came across a page that was stained and well-worn. The title at the top read "Fridays Frozen Mudslide."

Intrigued, I read through the ingredients and instructions. It called for vodka, Kahlua, Baileys Irish Cream, vanilla ice cream, chocolate syrup, and ice. It sounded like the perfect blend of sweet and creamy, with a hint of alcohol to give it a kick. I knew I had to try it.

I gathered all the ingredients and followed the recipe to a tee. I blended everything together until it was smooth and creamy, then poured it into a tall glass. I topped it off with a drizzle of chocolate syrup and a dollop of whipped cream. It looked absolutely delicious.

As I took my first sip, I was transported to a tropical paradise. The flavors of the Kahlua and Baileys blended perfectly with the rich chocolate and creamy vanilla ice cream. It was like a dessert in a glass, and I knew I had found a new favorite drink.

I decided to serve it to my family that evening, and they all loved it. They couldn't believe I had made something so delicious and refreshing. From that day on, I made Fridays Frozen Mudslide whenever we had guests over or just wanted a special treat.

Over the years, I have perfected the recipe and made a few tweaks here and there. Sometimes I add a splash of coffee liqueur for an extra kick, or I swap out the vanilla ice cream for chocolate for a richer flavor. Regardless of the variations, the drink always brings smiles to everyone's faces.

I often think back to that hot summer day when I first discovered the recipe for Fridays Frozen Mudslide. It has become a staple in my repertoire of dishes and drinks that I love to share with my loved ones. I am grateful for the cookbook that led me to this delicious creation, and I look forward to passing it down to future generations.

As I sit here sipping on a freshly made Fridays Frozen Mudslide, I can't help but feel a sense of nostalgia and contentment. This drink represents more than just a recipe - it symbolizes the joy of discovering new things and sharing them with the people you love. And for that, I am forever grateful. Cheers to Fridays Frozen Mudslide, a drink that will always hold a special place in my heart.


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