If you are having a party or a get together, then you would definitely need to know how to mix a few cocktails. Besides the classics like Martini, Bloody Mary and Cosmopolitan, there are quite a few other options that you can try. A sweet and creamy cocktail like a White Russian goes down really well as an after dinner drink.
It is easy to make and its smooth and velvety taste will make it a great hit among your guests. Although this cocktail is called a White Russian, it has not originated in Russia. It is so called because vodka is the main and only alcohol used for making it. It also contains coffee liqueur which gives the drink a lovely coffee flavor that leaves a nice aftertaste in your mouth. Here we present to you the authentic White Russian cocktail recipe.
Easy White Russian Drink Recipe
Serving Size: 1
Level Of Difficulty: Easy
Time For Preparation: 5 Minutes
1 ½ oz. vodka
1 ½ oz. coffee liqueur
3 oz. heavy cream
Method Of Preparing White Russian Cocktail
Take an old fashioned glass and add a few ice cubes. Next, pour the vodka into the glass followed by the coffee liqueur. Stir the drink and pour the heavy cream carefully on top of the glass. Your White Russian cocktail is ready. You can use any type of coffee liqueur of your choice to make this delectable drink. Although Kahlua is a popular choice, you can also go with Tia Maria or Café Rica. The White Russian is one of the most popular and delicious dessert cocktails.
Variations Of The White Russian Cocktail
There are also many variations of the White Russian cocktail. One of the most popular is called the Blind Russian. Here is the recipe for making a Blind Russian drink.
Blind Russian Cocktail
Serving size: 1
Level of difficulty: Easy
Time for preparation: 5 minutes
1.5 oz. vodka
1.5 oz. coffee liqueur
1.5 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream
Method Of Preparing Blind Russian
Take an old fashioned glass and add a few ice cubes. Pour the coffee liqueur over the ice cubes. Next, pour the vodka into the glass and give it a quick stir. Very slowly, pour the Bailey’s Irish Cream to the glass so that the cream floats on top of the glass. Serve immediately. The blind Russian is a more potent and intense drink than the White Russian cocktail since it contains more alcohol.
This is how you make a White Russian and Blind Russian drink. It is very important that you use unflavored vodka for making this super smooth and creamy cocktail. Any kind of flavored vodka such as apple flavored vodka or orange flavored vodka will change the taste of the drink. Also, make sure that you use only the best quality coffee liqueur available. Instead of using heavy cream, you can also use milk or a combination of milk and cream. This smooth and creamy cocktail makes an excellent dessert cocktail and is sure to be very popular among your guests. This cocktail can also be served during the holiday season as an after dinner drink.