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Gingerbread White Russian

  • Author: Lauren
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x


Sweet, spicy, and creamy!  These gingerbread cocktails are perfectly festive for brunch or to sip on to ring in the holiday season.



Gingerbread White Russian

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 2 ounces kahlua, or coffee liquer
  • 2 ounces gingerbread syrup
  • 2 ounces whole milk, or cream

Gingerbread Syrup

  • ¼ cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Make the gingerbread syrup. In a medium-size saucepan, combine the brown sugar, granulated sugar, water, molasses, ginger, cinnamon, and vanilla over medium heat, stirring until combined. Bring to a slow boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes – stirring occasionally. Let cool. Stir before using.
  2. Build the cocktail. In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, kahlua, gingerbread syrup, and whole milk over ice. Cover and shake vigorously for 10 to 15 seconds.
  3. Serve. Pour the cocktail over fresh ice in a rocks glass. Optional: garnish with gingerbread cookies or crushed gingersnap rim, cinnamon sticks, or freshly grated nutmeg.
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: gingerbread white russian, white russian, creamy cocktails, holiday cocktails, gingerbread cocktails

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