Your Guide to a Booze-Filled Mother’s Day

The boozy ice cream and cocktail recipes you need to spice up your Mother’s Day celebration

2 pints of boozy ice cream and a cardWe love any excuse to celebrate the mothers in our lives. If you’re looking for a way to incorporate booze into your Mother’s Day celebration, then look no further! We’re breaking down our favorite cocktail recipes, boozy ice cream recipes, and what you can do with your mom this Mother’s Day. Let’s get started!

Make Boozy Ice Cream Cocktails

Tipsy Scoop's Strawberry Sangria SpritzBoozy ice cream cocktails are the way to go if you’re looking to add some extra fun to your Mother’s Day celebration. Keep reading for two simple and refreshing recipes, perfect for toasting mom! If you aren’t celebrating in person this year, you can still have the main ingredient shipped right to her door.   

Strawberry Sangria Spritz

This cocktail is perfect for anyone who loves a good sangria. Topped with prosecco and Aperol, this spritz is refreshing and delicious! Let’s take a look at how you can make this cocktail for your mom this Mother’s Day:

What You’ll Need:

  • Tipsy Scoop’s Strawberry White Sangria Sorbet
  • Prosecco
  • Aperol or Orange Liqueur
  • Fresh strawberries
  • Fresh lemon

How You’ll Make It:

  1. Add one large rounded scoop of Strawberry White Sangria Sorbet to an oversized wine glass
  2. Pour over 1 ounce of Aperol or orange liqueur. 
  3. Top with 4 ounces of prosecco
  4. Garnish with fresh strawberries and a lemon wheel. 

Party Like It’s Your Birthday

It may not be your mom’s birthday, but that doesn’t mean she can’t party like it is! With prosecco and vodka, this may just become your mom’s favorite cocktail of all time. 

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 scoops of Tipsy Scoop’s Cake Batter Martini Ice Cream
  • 4 ounces of prosecco
  • 1 ounce of vodka
  • Rainbow nonpareils
  • Lime
  • Champagne coupe
  • Birthday cake gummies

How You’ll Make It:

  1. Use a lime wedge to wet the rim of a champagne coupe. 
  2. Roll the glass on a plate of rainbow nonpareils until the rim of the glass is covered. 
  3. Scoop one small scoop of Cake Batter Martini ice cream into the coupe
  4. Pour 1 ounce of your favorite vodka into the glass
  5. Fill the glass about ¾ to the top with prosecco
  6. Add another small scoop of ice cream to the glass
  7. Add sprinkles to the top scoop and garnish with birthday cake gummies and a paper straw. 

Tipsy Scoop Serving Suggestion:

Use a mini bottle of prosecco when making this drink! Add the 4 ounces of bubbly to the cocktail then serve the remainder of the bottle on the side to add more in as you go!

Try a Boozy Ice Cream Recipe

A pint of Tipsy Scoop's Vodka Martini Ice CreamWhether you’re planning on making some boozy ice cream to gift to your mom this Mother’s Day or planning out what you need to make it together, we have you covered. Here are our two favorite ice cream recipes from our cookbook to try this Mother’s Day. 

Cake Batter Vodka Martini

Our Cake Batter Vodka Martini Ice Cream is always a fan favorite. Lucky for you, it can also be made in your own kitchen with our at-home adaptation! Let’s walk through how to make it. 

What You’ll Need:

  • 6 cups of ice cream mix- recipe here!
  • ½ cup of whipped cream vodka
  • ¼ cup of Amaretto
  • ¼ cup of white chocolate liqueur 

How You’ll Make It:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients and stir. 
  2. Cover the bowl in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-2 hours
  3. Freeze the mixture in your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions. 
  4. Transfer the ice cream into freezer-safe containers and freeze for at least 8 hours before serving. 

Raspberry Limoncello Sorbet

Sorbet is the perfect way to cool down now that the weather has started to warm up. This sweet and refreshing sorbet recipe is the perfect recipe to try out with your mom this Mother’s Day. 

What You’ll Need:

  • 6 cups of raspberries
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cups of Limoncello
  • 1 cup of filtered water
  • 6 cups of raspberry purée

How You’ll Make It:

  1. Purée the raspberries, simple syrup, and lemon juice in a blender or food processor until smooth. 
  2. Strain the mixture through a fine sieve into a large mixing bowl. Press down with a rubber spatula to extract as much liquid as possible.
  3. Stir in limoncello, filtered water, and raspberry purée into a bowl.
  4. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. 
  5. Freeze the mixture in your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer’s instructions. 
  6. Transfer the sorbet into freezer-safe containers and freeze for at least 8 hours before serving. 

Tipsy Scoop Serving Suggestion:

Scoop your sorbet into a cordial glass and pour over chilled Limoncello. Garnish with a single fresh raspberry and a thin strip of lemon peel. 

Things To Do This Mother’s Day

Tipsy Scoop boozy FlightsIs your mom the type to prefer experiences over gifts? Then look no further! Here’s what you can do this Mother’s day for some booze-filled fun. 

Visit a Store

If you’re a NYC local, stop by one of our Barlours in Manhattan, Brooklyn, or Long Beach and grab a scoop or cocktail this Mother’s Day. Whether you stop by after brunch or add us as a stop on your Sunday Funday, you’ll love what we’re scooping out. Plus, with so much to do around our Barlours, you can find something fun to do with Mom on her special day. 

Attend Tipsy Scoop’s Mother’s Day Ice Cream Making Class

If your mom loves cooking, she is sure to love our Mother’s Day Ice Cream Making Class. During this class, you will learn how to make your own boozy ice cream using a commercial-grade batch ice cream machine. Plus, we will teach you how to make one of our boozy sorbet cocktails. During this class, you can taste limited-time seasonal flavors, learn about our company history, and take home two pints of the ice cream you make in an insulated Tipsy Scoop tote bag. Our Mother’s Day Ice Cream Making Class takes place at our Brooklyn location on Saturday, May 7 from 12 to 2 PM. Our classes fill up quickly, so reserve your spot today!

We hope this helped you come up with some ideas on how to make your Mother’s Day one to remember. For more recipes, be sure to check out our cookbook, Tipsy Scoop Latest and Greatest Recipes! As always, make sure you remember to tag @tipsyscoop in your boozy cocktail or ice cream pictures.