White Russian Cocktail

April 11, 2020

Especially for those who love coffee based cocktails, we present you the White Russian! A cocktail that has grown in popularity with the character played by Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski. The favorite cocktail of the character 'The Dude's White Russian. It is easy to make, a soft and yet stunning drink. Don't be fooled by the soft drink, it can crash you quickly. It is always smart to drink at the right dose.

With this easy recipe, you can be the sought-after face of cocktail parties. If you want to go beyond the classic taste, you can get amazing results by using different types of vodkas.

Taste Score: %90
Difficulty Easy
Servings 1 people
Preparation 3 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 3 mins

The Big Lebowski's "White Russian" | How to Drink Recipe Video


  • You can choose coconut cream to make this cocktail vegan.
  • You can choose milk instead of cream. You can use cashew, almond or coconut milk for the vegan recipe.
  • You can also use soy milk, almond milk, skimmed or semi-skimmed milk.
  • Kahlua is the most preferred coffee liqueur in this recipe. It contains rum, sugar and arabica coffee.
  • You can also use gin, whiskey or rum instead of vodka to make a difference in the recipe.



  1. Crush the ice a little and fill the glass with ice.
  2. Add vodka, coffee liqueur and cream respectively.
  3. Depending on your taste, you can enjoy it by adding a little bit of coffee beans to it.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 White Russian Cocktail
Serves 1
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 41 mg13.7%
Sodium 15 mg0.7%
Potassium 33 mg0.7%
Protein 0.6 g1.2%
Total Fat 11.1 g14.2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

What is the Difference Between White Russian and Black Russian Cocktail?

White Russian Cocktail is made with the addition of cream to the Black Russian recipe, a traditional cocktail that appeared in the 1900s. The only difference between these two cocktails is the addition of cream. Instead of cream, White Russian can also be prepared with milk. In addition, Black Russian cocktail calories are lower.

Is White Russian Cocktail Mixed?

In the classic White Russian cocktail, it is preferred to add the cream without mixing. But of course you can mix it to your taste.

What Does A White Russian Taste Like?

This cocktail is prepared with vodka, coffee liqueur and heavy cream. It is a creamy, mocha flavor. If you love sweet and coffee flavored foods or are addicted to coffee, this cocktail will amaze you. Try it immediately and decide for yourself. Also, if you like to drink Eggnog, you can choose White Russian Cocktail. Cheers!

What Are The Cocktails Similar to White Russian?

Black Russian: You can prepare it with vodka and coffee liqueur by removing the cream from the White Russian recipe.

Colorado Bulldog: You can prepare it by adding cola to the White Russian Cocktail ingredients.

Mudslide: You can prepare it with vodka, coffee liqueur and ice cream.

Russian Qualude: You can prepare the classic coffee liqueur by adding hazelnut liqueur and Irish cream to the vodka and cream mixture.

Espresso Martini: You can prepare this cocktail with vodka, coffee, coffee liqueur, cream and vanilla liqueur.

If you can't resist this flavor and drink too much, we are here to help out. Let's get through the hangover process together.

Recipe byPetite Gourmets

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