Easter Bunny cocktail

Easter Bunny cocktail
Our Easter Bunny cocktail recipe uses creme de cacao liqueur mixed with vanilla vodka. The cocktail takes up a pretty, seasonal look with the addition of the chocolate syrup and the tart cherry brandy float.
The Easter Bunny cocktail is not one of the official IBA cocktails, so the recipe is not standardised and can vary a bit.
The sweet mix of Easter Bunny cocktail can also be served in a hollow chocolate Easter Bunny and consumed with a straw if you fancy some extra luxury and sweetness (oh and the calories!).
Total Time: 5 minutes


  • Hurricane glass or Irish coffee mug


  • 45 ml creme de cacao
  • 15 ml vanilla vodka
  • 5 ml chocolate syrup
  • 5 ml cherry brandy


  • Pour in the vodka and creme de cacao into a cocktail shaker. Shake well until chilled.
  • Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice.
  • Float the chocolate syrup and cherry brandy on top


Is creme de cacao the same as Baileys?

No, crème de cacao (like all crème liqueurs) uses sugar to thicken, whereas Baileys (as used in the popular White Russian cocktail and Mudslide cocktail recipes) and other cream liqueurs use dairy cream to thicken.

Can I swap creme de cacao for chocolate liqueur?

The crème de cacao can be substituted for a chocolate liqueur but they are not the same. Chocolate liqueur uses cocoa butter to thicken which will make the drink more syrupy and much more “chocolatey”.

What vodka cocktails are best?

If you like a vodka cocktail like this chocolatey Easter Bunny cocktail, we also have a roundup of our top ten cocktails with vodka, its not official, but we think you’ll find these cocktails are all worth trying.

The Easter Bunny isn’t really a bunny at all. Originally, he was an Easter Hare!

Please note that the units field is an estimation, and will vary depending on the type and quantity of alcohol used. Please drink responsibly and legally.