White Russian

A classic White Russian cocktail is a drink that every bartender needs in their tool belt. Firstly, it is a cocktail made with things you like have in your bar and fridge. Secondly it couldn't be more simple. And thirdly, well it basically tastes like a chocolate coffee milkshake but it gets you drunk. What could be better than that?! The perfect cocktail to cap off a perfect evening. 

The White Russian is a twist on the Black Russian (it becomes white with added cream) and seems to have been invented some time in the 1960's. However the drinks popularity skyrocketed in the 90's when it was featured in the Coen brothers film, The Big Lebowski, as the titular Dude's drink of choice. Whether you've seen the movie or not though we can gurantee you're going to love this drink.

Wanna put a fall spin on it? Try our Pumpkin Spice White Russians next! But, if you have tried this recipe make sure to let us know how it came out in the comments below.

The introduction to this recipe was updated on September 20, 2021 to include more information about the dish.

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Cal/Serv: 534
Yields: 1 serving
Prep Time: 0 hours 5 mins
Total Time: 0 hours 5 mins


2 oz.


2 oz.


2 oz.

heavy cream

  1. Fill a rocks glass with ice. Pour Kahlua and vodka into glass. Pour heavy cream over top and serve.

Nutrition (per serving): 534 calories, 2 g protein, 30 g carbohydrates, 0 g fiber, 25 g sugar, 22 g fat, 14 g saturated fat, 22 mg sodium

Parker Feierbach
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