7 White Russian Recipes You Need To Try For Christmas (And Beyond!)

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Festive White Russians to try for Christmas and beyond

Did you know that the White Russian is actually coming from, the less famous, Black Russian. It is just the traditional Black Russian with the addition of some cream.

That’s an interesting fact I only just learned but actually, I was surprised, that this drink is not even Russian after all, the name just comes from the main alcohol, the Vodka, in it.

Well honestly I don’t care if it’s Russian or not, the Dude at The Big Lebowski likes it, so it must be cool. Right? Haha no seriously, it’s not the most sophisticated cocktail but there are many tasty variants of this cocktail around.

On the other hand, I just love everything creamy, as you may guess since I come up with different boozy milkshakes all the time, just like this Spiced Rum & Pumpkin Spice Milk Shake.

The other day we have been in Berlin and a good friend had a White Russian with nice winter spices and I made a quick note to myself, that I try out different versions of White Russians to come up with the most Christmas like White Russian versions.

So here they are. If you don’t do well with cream you can always try the black Russian version or what also works very well, especially with some of the spices, is using coconut cream.

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7 Festive White Russian Recipes

  • Salted Caramel White Russian:
    • 9 fl oz vodka
    • 6 fl oz coffee liquor
    • 2 fl oz cream
    • 6 tbsp salted caramel sauce
    • ice
    1. Combine the ice, Vodka, coffee liquor, cream, and 3 tablespoons of the caramel in a blender, blend well

    2. You can use the rest of the caramel to decorate the glass, serve with ice

  • Chai Tea White Russian:
    • 4 bags chai black tea
    • 12 fl oz vodka
    • 6 fl oz coffee liquor
    • 12 tbsp heavy cream
    1. Add the vodka and chai tea bags in a container and leave it in the fridge over night.

    2. Mix the chai-infused Vodka, Coffee Liquor, and heavy cream in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and then shake it well

    3. Serve with ice

  • White Russian with White Chocolate:
    • 12 oz white chocolate
    • 6 cup milk (organic full fat)
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 12 shots vodka
    • 6 shots coffee liquor
    • ice
    1. Combine the milk, white chocolate (in small pieces) and vanilla  in a saucepan and let it melt over medium heat

    2. let the chocolate milk chill down 

    3. Mix coffee liquor, Vodka and the chocolate milk and mix well

    4. Serve with ice

  • White Russian Eggnog:
    • 9 fl oz coffee liqueur
    • 6 fl oz vodka
    • 15 fl oz homemade eggnog
    1. Mix Eggnog with Vodka and Coffee Liqueur

    2. Serve over ice

    For the homemade eggnog I always use this recipe by Jamie Oliver -after all it’s the best eggnog recipe.

  • Peppermint White Russian:
    • 18 fl oz peppermint vodka
    • 9 fl oz coffee liqueur
    • 9 fl oz milk
    1. Mix all ingredients

    2. Serve over ice

    I make mine with store bought peppermint vodka, but they probably taste better with homemade one. Whenever I find the time, I will try out this recipe I found this recipe in case you want to try it out.

  • White Russian with Gingerbread Kahula:
    • 12 fl oz Vodka
    • 6 fl oz Kahlua with Gingerbread Flavor
    • 6 fl oz Heavy Cream
    1. Mix Vodka, Kahlua and the heavy cream

    2. serve over ice

  • Toasted Marshmallow White Russian:
    • 9 fl oz Coffee Liqueur
    • 12 fl oz Vodka
    • 7 fl oz Heavy Cream
    • 7 fl oz Toasted Marshmallow Syrup
    • Marshmallows
    1. Mix the coffee liqueur, Vodka, syrup and cream

    2. Serve over ice and decorate with marshmallows

    I found this recipe on the lovely blog The Secret Ingredient and I just LOVE LOVE LOVE this version of the White Russian.

Serves 6

Do you have any other white Russian recipes I should try? Please let me know, I love to try out new things and would love to add them to my Pinterest boards.

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