White Russian

This classic version of the rich and creamy cocktail includes a subtle dusting of nutmeg.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 4


cup vodka
cup Irish cream liqueur
cup half-and-half
Dash ground nutmeg

  • 1 In cocktail shaker, place ice, vodka, liqueur and half-and-half. (Depending on the size of the cocktail shaker, you may have to work in batches.) Shake 30 seconds.
  • 2 Pour into 4 chilled martini glasses. Garnish each with a sprinkle of nutmeg.

Expert Tips

Replace nutmeg with shavings of chocolate or even a squeeze of chocolate-flavor syrup.

If desired, serve the White Russian over ice in a highball or tumbler glass.