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Cotton Candy Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Cotton Candy, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Butterscotch Schnapps, Mountain Dew, or Ice, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Cotton Candy Cocktail Description

The Cotton Candy falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Collins glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Discover the allure of Cotton Candy, a blend that harmoniously combines 3 ingredients including Butterscotch schnapps, Mountain Dew, Ice. It’s a cocktail that embodies both complexity and balance, inviting connoisseurs and novices alike to explore its depths. Similar cocktails, such as Red Zalo, Bushwacker #4, Bailey’s Comet #1, await your discovery.

Cotton Candy Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Cotton Candy, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 oz Butterscotch schnapps
  • Fill with Mountain Dew
  • Ice cubes
  • 30 ml Butterscotch schnapps
  • Fill with Mountain Dew
  • Ice cubes

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Cotton Candy Cocktail

Preparation time: 3
Total time: 8

Creating the Cotton Candy cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by gently stirring the following ingredients: 1 oz Butterscotch schnapps, Fill with Mountain Dew, Ice cubes. Once blended to perfection, pour into the collins glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Cotton Candy Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
300.0 0.0 75.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Cotton Candy are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Cotton Candy Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Butterscotch Schnapps, Mountain Dew, and Ice.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Cotton Candy.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Cotton Candy cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Butterscotch Schnapps 238 times 1.46%
Mountain Dew 76 times 0.46%
Ice 1085 times 6.64%

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Cotton Candy FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Cotton Candy Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Cotton Candy.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Cotton Candy?
  • A: The ingredients include Butterscotch Schnapps, Mountain Dew, and Ice, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Cotton Candy cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Collins glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 415 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 2.54% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Cotton Candy cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Cotton Candy is the perfect addition to any occasion.