Cactus Cooler Shot Recipe - A Burst of Tropical Flavors
Calories: 177kcal
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Ready to bring the party to life? Dive into the irresistibly vibrant world of the Cactus Cooler Shot! This isn’t just a drink; it’s an explosion of tropical and citrus flavors that will make your taste buds dance. Imagine the sweetness of peach schnapps, the tangy kick of orange juice, and the effervescent thrill of an energy drink, all in one sensational shot. Perfect for any gathering, it’s the ultimate social lubricant that’s both delicious and Instagram-worthy. Want to be the life of the party? The Cactus Cooler Shot is your ticket to instant stardom! Trust us, this is one desert-inspired delight you won’t want to miss. Cheers to good vibes and even better drinks! If you like this, you might also like the Cactus Cooler Cocktail.


  • 0.5 cup Energy Soda Red Bull
  • 0.75 oz Mandarin Vodka
  • 0.75 oz Peach Schnapps
  • 1 oz Orange Juice
  • Ice optional


Prepare the Shot:

  • In a shot glass, add 0.75 oz of Mandarin vodka and 0.75 oz of peach schnapps.

Prepare the Glass:

  • In a separate glass, add 1/2 cup of energy soda (Red Bull) and 1 oz of orange juice. If you prefer it chilled, add some ice to the glass.

Combine and Drink:

  • Drop the shot glass into the glass with the energy soda and orange juice.
  • Drink immediately to enjoy the full explosion of flavors.


The Cactus Cooler Shot is not just a treat for the taste buds but also a visual delight. To make it even more fun, use a clear glass to watch the shot drop for an Instagram-worthy moment. For a slightly different twist, you can try using different flavors of energy drinks or adding a splash of grenadine for an extra burst of color and sweetness. This shot is perfect for parties, game nights, or any occasion that calls for a fun and flavorful drink.
Despite its simple ingredients, the Cactus Cooler Shot delivers a complex and exciting flavor profile. The blend of Mandarin vodka, peach schnapps, and orange juice pairs perfectly with the fizziness of the Red Bull, making it a refreshing and invigorating choice. Whether you’re hosting a party or just looking to mix up something fun, this shot is sure to be a hit.
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Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 177kcal (9%)Carbohydrates: 24g (8%)Protein: 0.2gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 15mg (1%)Potassium: 58mg (2%)Fiber: 0.1gSugar: 23g (26%)Vitamin A: 57IU (1%)Vitamin C: 14mg (17%)Calcium: 9mg (1%)Iron: 0.1mg (1%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktails, Drinks, Shot
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks, Shot
KeywordBeverage, Cocktail Recipe, drinks, Shot Recipe

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