7 Reasons Why Desserts And Whisky Are A Match Made In Heaven

Poorabi Gaekwad | July 26, 2016 16:47 IST

Whisky as an alcohol goes beautifully with many desserts. It may be a staple for many of your cocktails but have you tried pairing them with desserts? It gives any dish a kind of depth or richness which no other alcohol can.

We bring you 7 such desserts that are going to be absolutely decadent with some whisky!

1. Bread Pudding

Bread Pudding is one of the easiest desserts you can make. Putting a dash of some light whisky in the custard gives it another dimension and this simple recipe is now a restaurant quality dessert!

2. Chocolate Brownies

Who doesn't love gooey chocolate brownies? So amp up your chocolate game by experimenting with some rich whisky and we promise you will not be disappointed! You can also put some raisins soaked in whisky as an extra filling, and be surprised with the subtle deliciousness.

3. Gingerbread

Spice cakes are hearty and warm which is why pairing them with whisky gives really good results. You can also make a sticky whisky caramel sauce and turn this homely meal into one that is perfect for a party!

4. Chocolate Truffles

Chocolate truffles with whisky are absolutely popular right now and with good reason! Using a rich whisky gives it that burst of alcohol that is just pure heaven! Because, well, as you know, chocolate and whiskey is a match made in heaven.

5. A Classic Cheesecake

There are two things which Scotland is famous for - whiskey and raspberries; both of which go great with cheesecakes. Using a light, and sweet whisky with any cheesecake really makes a difference.

6. Cupcakes with Bacon Frosting
Instead of your regular cupcakes, try out whisky cupcakes. These are sure to be a hit among your friends and you can even pair them with a frosting of bacon. Bacon plus cupcakes plus whisky = Best Dessert Ever.

7. Chocolate Mousse

Trust us, whisky and chocolate cannot go wrong at all! This rich dessert goes amazingly with some appropriately rich scotch. You can always serve it with some raspberries or chocolate shavings. This is a great dessert to end your dinner with.

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