Irish Breakfast Shot Recipe - A Sweet and Buttery Brunch Treat
Calories: 108kcal
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
The Irish Breakfast Shot is a delightful concoction that captures the essence of breakfast in a glass. Using Irish whiskey, usually Jameson, and butterscotch schnapps, this shot offers a rich, buttery flavor that’s perfectly complemented by a chaser of orange juice. Many say it tastes just like a pancake or French toast. It’s a whimsical, delicious shot that’s perfect for brunch-themed parties or any time you want to celebrate the most important meal of the day in a unique way. If you’re a fan of culinary cocktails, this is one shot you won’t want to miss.


  • 0.66 oz Irish Whiskey Jameson
  • 0.33 oz Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 0.33 cup Orange Juice
  • Ice optional


Prepare the Chaser:

  • Fill a glass 1/3 full with orange juice.

Prepare the Shot:

  • In a shot glass, pour 0.66 oz of Irish whiskey (Jameson) and 0.33 oz of butterscotch schnapps.

Take the Shot:

  • Take the shot of whiskey and butterscotch schnapps.

Follow with Orange Juice:

  • Immediately follow the shot with the orange juice chaser to enjoy the full, breakfast-like flavor.


The Irish Breakfast Shot is a fun and tasty way to start any celebration. The combination of Irish whiskey and butterscotch schnapps creates a rich and buttery flavor that pairs perfectly with the tangy sweetness of orange juice. For an extra touch, you can garnish the orange juice with a slice of orange or a cherry.
This shot is perfect for brunches, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, or any time you want to add a bit of whimsy to your drink lineup. Its delightful flavor and playful presentation make it a hit at any gathering.
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Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 108kcal (5%)Carbohydrates: 11g (4%)Protein: 1g (2%)Fat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.03gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 164mg (5%)Fiber: 0.2g (1%)Sugar: 9g (10%)Vitamin A: 164IU (3%)Vitamin C: 41mg (50%)Calcium: 9mg (1%)Iron: 0.2mg (1%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktails, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage, Cocktail Recipe, drinks