White Russian

How to make the classic three-ingredient cocktail

Making a White Russian is simple but ritualistic. Some people prefer to mix the alcohol together and float the cream on top; we prefer the milk-shake-like effect of the shaken version. Whole, soy or nut milk are acceptable alternatives if heavy cream isn't an option.

To learn more, read "It's a Nice Day for a White Russian."

A three-ingredient cocktail that never goes out of style

White Russian
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How to make a White Russian, the classic three-ingredient cocktail.
Prep Time
5
minutes
Cook Time
0
minutes
Servings
1
cocktail
Total time: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce KahlĂșa
  • 1 ounce heavy cream
  • Ice
Directions
  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, KahlĂșa and heavy cream. Fill with ice and shake vigorously until chilled. Strain into a chilled old-fashioned glass.
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