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Cheers! 11 Boozy Desserts You Need To Make

From Baileys Cheesecake Brownies to Chocolate Bourbon Bread Pudding, these boozy desserts are guaranteed to be the life of the party. They won't make anyone tipsy, but they sure are fun.
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From Baileys Cheesecake Brownies to Chocolate Bourbon Bread Pudding, these boozy desserts are guaranteed to be the life of the party. They won't make anyone tipsy, but they sure are fun.

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Spiked with Baileys Irish Cream, these brownies with a swirl of tangy cheesecake are cakey on the bottom, alternately fudgy and creamy in the center and crisp on top. They may look elaborate but they're easy to make. GET THE RECIPE

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Popular in Latin America, Tres Leches Cake is a light and fluffy cake soaked with a mixture of three milks. In this version, rum is added to the soaking liquid and a simple rum-spiked dulce de leche glaze covers the cake. My husband calls it "heaven on earth." GET THE RECIPE

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With a coconut-scented cookie crust and creamy coconut custard, all covered in a pillow of whipped cream and heaps of toasted coconut, this pie is truly dream-worthy. GET THE RECIPE

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This strawberry fro-yo tastes intensely of fresh strawberries -- almost like a cross between strawberry frozen yogurt and strawberry sorbet. The vodka ensures that the yogurt stays creamy and smooth in the freezer. GET THE RECIPE

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This fun twist on tiramisu -- from one of my all-time favorite cookbooks, Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson -- is a dinner party regular at my house. GET THE RECIPE

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Banana Pudding is an old-fashioned Southern dessert traditionally made with layers of Nilla wafers, vanilla pudding and sliced bananas. This version bucks tradition a bit, but still tastes nostalgic and delicious. GET THE RECIPE

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My grandmother was known near and far for this butter- and rum-soaked pound cake -- it was the hit of every family gathering, and no one ever passed through her kitchen without sneaking a thin slice. GET THE RECIPE

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Everyone loves this buttery rum cake with chunks of sweet apples nestled within. The best part? It's a cinch to make. GET THE RECIPE

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This gem of a cake comes from Marcy Goldman's much-loved cookbook, A Treasury of Jewish Holiday Baking. It's tender and moist with tremendous depth of flavor -- there's coffee, orange juice and booze in it -- and the taste of honey shines through. GET THE RECIPE

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In this easy recipe, challah, rum-soaked raisins and apples are drenched in a vanilla and cinnamon-scented custard, and then baked into a warm and creamy pudding. GET THE RECIPE

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Served warm with vanilla ice cream, this bourbon-spiked pudding tastes like a grown-up brownie sundae. GET THE RECIPE