Food·Posted on Apr 11, 201413 Vodka Shots You'll Actually Want To TakeRemember when you thought it was fun to take secret shots of Skol in your friend's dorm room? Yeah, I'm shuddering too.by Christine ByrneBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Chocolate Cake Shot Alexandra Grablewski Even though this shot looks nothing like its name, nor is it even made with a chocolate base, it does taste like chocolate cake.Chocolate CakeServes 1Ingredients3/4 ounce vodka3/4 ounce FrangelicoLemon wedge, seeds removed, coated in sugarPreparationCombine the vodka and Frangelico in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a shot glass. Serve alongside the sugar-coated lemon wedge. Shoot the shot and follow with the lemon wedge.Reprinted with permission from the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from 101 Shots by Kim Haasarud. Copyright 2014. 2. Little Red Corvette Alexandra Grablewski Little Red Corvette Serves 1Ingredients1/4 ounce Aperol3/4 ounce orange vodka 1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice1/4 ounce simple syrupPreparationCombine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a shot glass.Reprinted with permission from the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from 101 Shots by Kim Haasarud. Copyright 2014. 3. Honeydew Shot Alexandra Grablewski HoneydewServes 1Ingredients1 ounce citrus vodka1/4 ounce Midori1/4 ounce Bärenjäger honey liqueur1/4 ounce fresh lime juiceSkewered honeydew melon ball, for garnish (optional)PreparationCombine all the ingredients except the garnish in a cocktail shaker. Top with ice and shake moderately. Strain into a shot glass. Garnish with skewered melon ball, if desired.Reprinted with permission from the publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt from 101 Shots by Kim Haasarud. Copyright 2014. 4. Beetroot and Vodka Shots Mark Hix / independent.co.uk Beetroot Juice + Horseradish + VodkaRecipe here. 5. Cranberry Kamikaze cookincanuck.com Vodka + Lime + Cranberry + Triple SecRecipe here. 6. Birthday Cake Shots missbuttercup.com Vodka + Chocolate Liqueur + Half and Half + SprinklesRecipe here. 7. Peach Lemon Drop cocktailculture.wordpress.com Orange Vodka + Peach Schnaps + Lemon Juice Recipe here. 8. Bomb Pop Shots thekitchenwhisperer.net Sprite + Lemon Vodka + Blue Curacao + Grenadine Upside: pretty, sweet, and fun. Downside: You'd have to drink at least five to feel anything. Recipe here. 9. Dirty Martini Shooters Elizabeth Metlitsky / odetoawe.com Vodka + Vermouth + Olive JuiceIn the case of the martini, shots may actually be the more responsible choice. Recipe here. 10. Finger Lime Kamikaze Shots with Mint and Olive Oil Laura Bashar / familyspice.com Vodka + Triple Sec + Olive Oil + Lemonade + Finger Lime + MintMature and interesting enough to be invited to your next dinner party. Recipe here. 11. The Tyrion Lannister Shot Pete Capella / thesavory.com Pear Vodka + St. Germaine + Lime + Sugar + MintCheers, Game of Thrones fans. This season, you're probably going to need it. Recipe here. 12. Peanut Buttery Shot daydreamerdesserts.com Vanilla Vodka + Irish Cream + Peanut Butter + Butterscotch SchnappsEverything about this is a serious YES. Recipe here. 13. Strawberry Jalapeño Shot driscolls.com Strawberries + Lime + Sugar + Jalapeño + VodkaShameless brand promotion aside, this recipe is a nice, tame way to kick off all the outdoor day drinking you'll be doing come summer. Recipe here. For more ideas about how to take shots like a grown-up, check out 101 Shots. Get it here.