White Russian

Many recipes for this 1970s cocktail call for light cream, but Francis Schott thinks it makes "an insipid drink." He confesses: "The first time I ordered a White Russian I'd snuck into a Chaka Khan concert; I didn't know what else to order." Slideshow: Cocktails for Coffee Lovers 

Yield:
1 drink

Ingredients

  • Ice

  • 2 ounces vodka

  • 1 ounce coffee liqueur

  • 2 ounces chilled heavy cream

Directions

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the vodka, coffee liqueur and heavy cream and shake well. Strain the drink into a chilled, ice-filled rocks glass.

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