White Russian

White Russian Recipe

White Russian Recipe

Decadence. Decadence. Decadence. This will be the word of the day when following this White Russian Recipe.

This easy-to-make cocktail combines vodka, Kahlua, and heavy cream, and serving it on the rocks creates a delicious alternative to adult milkshakes.

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How to make a White Russian

White Russian Recipe

When making a White Russian Cocktail, you will choose a higher-end vodka and a good heavy cream. Whole milk or Half-and-half can work if you don’t have any heavy cream, but substituting it will produce a thinner drink. With this cocktail, remember –  decadence.


  • Vodka
  • Kahlua
  • Heavy Cream

Recipe Steps

This White Russian is easy to make! Fill a lowball or old fashioned glass with ice. Add the vodka and the Kahlua. Top with heavy cream and enjoy!

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White Russian Recipe

White Russian

The White Russian is an easy-to-make cocktail combining vodka, Kahlua, and cream.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vodka
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1 glass
Calories: 232kcal


  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz Kahlua
  • 1 splash heavy cream


  • Fill a lowball or old-fashioned glass with ice.
  • Add the vodka and Kahlua to the glass.
  • Top with heavy cream.


Nutrition Facts
White Russian
Amount Per Serving
Calories 232 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 3mg0%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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