Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream Recipe: 6 Picks (2023 Updated)

Last Updated on August 22, 2023 by Lydia Martin

Looking for the perfect ‘boozy’ desserts? We got you, buddy.

In the past couple of months, we have been experimenting with different recipes that will match the creamy, rich flavor of our favorite bourbon – Buffalo Trace.

Read on and have a glimpse of these sweet boozy Buffalo Trace bourbon cream recipes.

Top 6 Must-Try Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream Recipes

6. Buffalo Float

root beer float with ice cream and cherry on top


In a tall glass, combine Buffalo Trace bourbon cream and root beer. Add 1-2 scoops of vanilla ice cream. Top with whipped cream, chocolate sprinkles, and cherry if desired (optional).

The taste of a bourbon and root beer float is sweet and rich. The root beer adds a slightly bitter flavor to the drink, while the bourbon provides a smooth, woody taste. Together, these flavors create a unique and delicious beverage.

5. Christmas Cookie Shot


In a shaker with ice, combine all the ingredients. Shake well until cold and strain into shot glasses.

The Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream gives this drink a smooth and creamy taste, while the butterscotch liqueur adds a sweet and rich flavor. The triple sec liqueur adds a touch of citrus, while the coffee liqueur rounds out the drink with a bit of bitterness.

4. Morning Call Coffee


Combine rum, sugar syrup, and bourbon cream in a mug. Fill the rest with hot coffee and stir gently. Add dashes of Angostura bitters on top to finish.

The Jamaican Rum and sugar syrup give this drink a sweet and tropical flavor, while the Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream adds a rich and creamy element. The Angostura Bitters add a touch of bitterness to balance out the sweetness.

Read: Buffalo Trace Old-Fashioned Recipe

3. Chocolatini

chocolatini cocktail glass on a marble counter table


Rim a cold cocktail glass with cocoa powder. In a shaker filled with ice, add the ingredients except for chocolate syrup. Shake well and strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with chocolate shavings and draw a swirl with chocolate syrup.

The taste of this drink is quite sweet and chocolatey, with a slight burn from the vodka. The Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream adds a nice depth of flavor to the drink, while the chocolate liqueur/crème de cacao helps to thicken it up and give it a lovely rich texture. The chocolate shavings add a lovely garnish and help to bring out the chocolate flavors even more. [1]

2. Tiramisu Shots


In a shaker filled with ice, combine vodka and coffee liqueur. Shake well and strain into a shot glass. Add bourbon cream carefully to create a layered effect. Top with whipped cream and cocoa powder, and enjoy.

The Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream and coffee liqueur give this drink a rich, creamy flavor, while the vodka adds a bit of a bite. The whipped cream and cocoa powder adds a touch of sweetness and decadence.

1. White Russian

russian cocktail drink with straw


Pour the vodka, bourbon cream, and Kahlua into a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir gently to combine. Top off with heavy cream and serve immediately.

This particular white Russian recipe has a smooth, creamy texture with a slight coffee flavor from the Kahlua. The vodka and bourbon are present in the background, providing a slightly boozy kick, while the heavy cream rounds out the flavors and makes it extra indulgent.

All About Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream 

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream is a unique spirit made with Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey and real cream. The result is a smooth, rich, and creamy liqueur that is perfect for sipping on its own or using in cocktails. 

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream has a sweet flavor with notes of vanilla, caramel, and oak. It is perfect for those who enjoy a sweet and creamy spirit. But why is Buffalo Trace so difficult to find?


Is Buffalo Trace bourbon cream the same as bourbon

No, Buffalo Trace bourbon cream is not the same as straight bourbon. It is a cream liqueur that contains bourbon whiskey as an ingredient, but it also includes other flavors such as vanilla and caramel.

Does Buffalo Trace bourbon cream need to be refrigerated?

No, Buffalo Trace bourbon cream does not need to be refrigerated. The alcohol in every bottle is high enough to act as a preservative. But doing so may help extend its shelf life.

Bourbon cream will spoil more quickly at warmer temperatures, so storing it in the fridge can help it last longer.

What proof is Buffalo Trace bourbon cream?

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream is bottled at 30 proof with 15 % ABV. It also has a mash bill of 75% corn, 21% rye, and 4% malted barley and is generally aged anywhere between 8 and 10 years.

In Summary

Bourbon cream recipes can be a great way to enjoy your favorite bourbon while also getting some creative ideas for new cocktails.

There are many different ways to make these recipes, and surely you can find one that fits your taste. 

Whether mellow-sweet or strong, Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream can help you create and discover a wonderful cocktail mix.



Lydia Martin

Lydia Martin hails from Redmond, Washington, where you’ll find some of the best cocktail bars and distilleries that offer a great mix of local drinks. She used to work as a bar manager in Paris and is a self-taught mixologist whose passion for crafting unique cocktails led her to create Liquor Laboratory. Lydia can whip up a mean Margarita in seconds! Contact at [email protected] or learn more about us here.

One thought on “Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream Recipe: 6 Picks (2023 Updated)

  • December 17, 2022 12:13 pm at 12:13 pm

    Hi there! I have been wanting to but bourbon In a bundt cake recipe… has anyone tried this? Is there a recipe out there that you can recommend! Looking to make it for Xmas! Thank you!


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