Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shots
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shots

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot Recipe

Indulge in the nostalgic flavors of a classic dessert with the delectable Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot. This delightful concoction combines the velvety notes of vanilla-flavored vodka with the tropical sweetness of pineapple juice, creating a shot that perfectly emulates the taste of a pineapple upside down cake.

To craft this enticing shot, fill a shaker with ice, vanilla-flavored vodka and pineapple juice. Shake vigorously to blend the flavors. Strain the luscious mixture into a shot glass, slowly add grenadine for a touch of sweetness and for an extra touch of decadence, top it off with a dollop of whipped cream.

Finally, crown it with a maraschino cherry for a charming and delicious garnish. As you raise this petite shot to your lips, the flavors of vanilla, pineapple, and the subtle hint of cherry transport you to a world of dessert-inspired delight.

Each sip is an explosion of sweet and tropical flavors, reminiscent of the delightful upside down cake that inspired it. So, savor the moment and relish in the indulgent Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot, a little taste of dessert in a glass. Cheers!

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot Recipe

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How to make a pineapple upside-down cake shot

This pineapple cake shot is easy and fun to make. Just gather up the few ingredients listed below and take your time. Learning how to gently add the grenadine syrup will give your shots the gradient color that makes this cocktail a delight to see.


The ingredients list for this ✳️ Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot is below. If you enjoy cocktails and shots, you will probably have most of the ingredients already!

  • Vanilla-flavored Vodka
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Grenadine
  • Ice
  • Whipped Cream
  • Maraschino Cherry Garnish


To make this great-tasting Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot, you’ll need (2) 2oz. tall shot glasses and a cocktail shaker. We prefer to use a metal cocktail shaker as they seem to get the mixture colder, but any shaker type will do.

Recipe Steps

The steps for this drink are straightforward. Just add the ice, vodka, and pineapple juice to the shaker cup. Shake until blended and cold. Pour into 2 shot glasses, slowly add the grenadine syrup, and top with whipped cream. Finish this shot by garnishing it with a cherry!

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shots

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot

Pineapple Upside Down Cake shots are a sweet layered shot perfect for a girl's night gathering.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Dessert Cocktail
Keyword: Shots
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 2 Shots
Calories: 80kcal


  • 1 1/2 oz vanilla vodka
  • 1 1/2 oz pineapple juice
  • 1/4 oz grenadine
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 tbsp whipped cream
  • 1 maraschino Cherry Garnish


  • Add ice to a cocktail shaker.
  • Add the vodka and pineapple juice into the shaker.
  • Shake until well mixed and cold.
  • Split cocktail between 2 2oz shot glasses.
  • Using the back of a bar spoon, gently pour half of the grenadine syrup down the side of each shot glass. The slower the pour, the more the syrup will settle to the bottom and not thoroughly mix with the rest of the drink.
  • Top each shot glass with 1/2 tbsp of whipped cream.
  • Add the maraschino cherry to the rim of the shot glass as a garnish.


Nutrition Facts
Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot
Amount Per Serving
Calories 80 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 33mg1%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 18IU0%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Shot FAQ

A Pineapple Upside Down Shot has 6 ingredients including Vanilla Vodka:

  • Vanilla Vodka
  • Pineapple Juice
  • Grenadine
  • Ice
  • Whipped Cream
  • Maraschino Cherry Garnish

To make a Pineapple Upside Down Shot simply add ice, vodka, and pineapple juice to a shaker cup. Shake until blended. Pour into 2 shot glasses. Top with whipped cream and garnish with a cherry!

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