Sometimes the classic White Russian recipe just won’t satisfy the craving deep within for that little something more. Kahlua adds the kick of coffee. Kahlua Especial ramps it up a few notches. But Espresso Vodka added to the mix sets the caffeine tone for one heck of an evening beginner cocktail.
Russian Espresso – adapted by Cheri Loughlin
Inspired by the White Russian classic cocktail recipe
1 part Kahlua Especial
1 part Half & Half
Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Shake to blend. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.
Cherry Espresso brings decadently, rich, excellent coffee flavor with a little cacao spin to the already fabulous Russian Espresso drink recipe. Just a nib of cherry comes through. Not too sweet with the added half & half. Fabulous as a dessert cocktail or luxurious palate fulfillment. This would also be terrific blended for a tall iced drink.
Russian Cherry Espresso – created by Cheri Loughlin
1/2 part Kahlua Especial
1/2 part Cherry Heering Liqueur
1-1/2 part Half & Half
Cacao Nibs Garnish
Combine liquid ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Shake to blend. Strain into a large rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish with sprinkling of cacao nibs.
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