Amarula is from South-Africa. It is a cream liqeurr. Its ingredients are sugar, cream and the fruit of the African marula tree (Elephant tree). Shooters and cocktails with Amarula? The Springbokkie is a well known layered shooter with Amarula. What does Amarula add to a cocktail? Amuarula adds a silky, chocolate fruity caramel taste to cocktails. Amarula also adds a brown color to cocktails and shooters.