Buttery Nipple Shot


Buttery Nipple Shot

The Buttery Nipple shot is a creamy and indulgent concoction that is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. This delightful shot is a luscious combination of butterscotch schnapps and Irish cream liqueur, creating a smooth and velvety texture that glides over your palate.

The rich butterscotch flavor is complemented by the creamy notes of the Irish cream, creating a harmonious blend of sweetness and warmth. The Buttery Nipple shot is the perfect choice for those who enjoy a dessert-like treat in the form of a cocktail.

It’s best enjoyed in the company of good friends, as you raise your glasses and savor the delicious combination of flavors. So take a sip, close your eyes, and let the smooth and buttery goodness of the Buttery Nipple shot transport you to a state of pure indulgence. Cheers!

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How to Make a Buttery Nipple Shot?

Buttery Nipple Shot

Making a Buttery Nipple takes a little practice, but you will be making them just like a professional bartender once you make a few. Learning how to float the Irish Cream without mixing with the Schnapps takes time.  A nice thing about messing up the first few attempts is that you get rewarded with a creamy cocktail to enjoy!

This Buttery Nipple is the perfect party shot, but if you want to change it up, try out one of our other shooter cocktails, like our Scooby Snack Shot!

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Buttery Nipple Drink Recipe


The ingredients list for this shooter recipe is super short. You’ll need the following ingredients:

  • Butterscotch Schnapps
  • Irish cream Liqueur


To make this buttery nipple recipe shot, you’ll need a couple of 2oz shooter glasses shown in the picture.

Recipe Steps

The steps to make this cocktail are pretty straightforward. Just pour the Butterscotch Schnapps into the shot glasses and gently layer on the Irish Cream.  We used Bailey’s Irish cream in this recipe, but you can use any brand or make your own.

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Buttery Nipple Shot

Buttery Nipple Shot

A nice creamy shot that you can use to show off your bartending skills!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Shooters
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 135kcal


  • 1 oz butterscotch schnapps
  • 1/2 oz Irish cream liqueur


  • Pour the butterscotch schnapps into a chilled 2 oz shot glass.
  • Using the back of a bar spoon, float the Irish cream on top of the schnapps.


Nutrition Facts
Buttery Nipple Shot
Amount Per Serving
Calories 135 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Buttery Nipple FAQ

Add the Butterscotch Schnapps into a standard size (1oz – 1 1/2 oz) shot glass and gently layer on the Irish Cream using the back of a bar spoon.

A Buttery Nipple is a creamy shot made with Butterscotch Schnapps with Irish Cream Floating on top.

If you want a shot with a little more kick, try our Four Horsemen Shot.  Be warned – It contains 4 different types of whiskey and bourbon.  Blended, it will sneak up on you before you even realize it.
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Our goto Irish Creme is Baileys, so check out all of Baileys products and flavors here.

As always, drink responsibly, and don’t drink and drive!

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