+ holiday variations

White Russian Recipe

A creamy coffee cocktail, the White Russian is a classic cocktail worth knowing. Made with vodka, coffee liqueur and cream, this after-dinner drink has plenty of variations perfect for celebrating.

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what you'll need

a cocktail shaker

Prep Time: 5 Min

vodka coffee liqueur heavy cream or half-and-half

makes: 1 drink


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Measure and combine.


In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine vodka, coffee liqueur and heavy cream.

Shake it!


Shake vigorously to thicken the cream.

Pour and enjoy!


Strain into a rocks glass with ice. Cheers!

Build it, instead.


Skip the shaker and pour ingredients straight into your glass. Stir to combine.

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