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Frosty Elegance: Peppermint White Russian Cocktail

Experience the holiday season in style with the Frosty Elegance of a Peppermint White Russian Cocktail. Combining the classic flavors of a White Russian with a festive twist of peppermint, this indulgent drink is a perfect blend of creamy, rich, and refreshing. Let’s dive into the recipe and elevate your holiday gatherings with this delightful libation.

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Recipe: Peppermint White Russian Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • 1 oz coffee liqueur (such as KahlĂșa)
  • 1 oz peppermint schnapps
  • 2 oz half-and-half or cream
  • Crushed candy canes, for rimming (optional)
  • Peppermint candy or candy canes, for garnish (optional)
  • Ice cubes
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Instructions:

  1. If desired, rim the edge of a rocks glass with crushed candy canes by dipping the rim in water or simple syrup and then into the crushed candy canes. Set aside to dry.
  2. Fill the prepared glass with ice cubes.
  3. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the vodka, coffee liqueur, peppermint schnapps, and half-and-half.
  4. Shake vigorously until well chilled.
  5. Strain the mixture into the prepared glass over the ice.
  6. Optionally, garnish with a peppermint candy or candy cane for an extra festive touch.
  7. Serve immediately and enjoy the delightful fusion of flavors in this Peppermint White Russian Cocktail!

Watch me make this here.

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Step into a world of winter wonder with the Frosty Elegance of a Peppermint White Russian Cocktail. From the moment you take your first sip, you’ll be enveloped in a symphony of flavors that perfectly capture the spirit of the season.

The classic combination of vodka and coffee liqueur forms the foundation of this elegant libation, providing a smooth and robust base that’s both comforting and invigorating. But it’s the addition of peppermint schnapps that takes this cocktail to the next level, infusing it with a refreshing burst of minty goodness that’s reminiscent of candy canes and holiday cheer.

As you raise your glass to your lips, you’ll be greeted by the creamy richness of half-and-half or cream, adding a luxurious texture that lingers on your palate with each sip. And if you choose to rim your glass with crushed candy canes, every taste will be accompanied by a subtle crunch and a hint of sweetness that enhances the overall experience.

Whether you’re cozying up by the fire with loved ones or celebrating with friends at a festive gathering, the Peppermint White Russian Cocktail is sure to be a hit. So shake up a batch, toast to the magic of the season, and revel in the joy of sipping on this delightful holiday libation. Cheers to a winter filled with warmth, laughter, and unforgettable moments!

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