Coconut White Russian
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Coconut White Russian
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The Coconut White Russian is a tropical twist on the classic White Russian cocktail. This creamy and indulgent drink features a combination of coffee liqueur, coconut cream, and vanilla vodka. ... more The Coconut White Russian is a tropical twist on the classic White Russian cocktail. This creamy and indulgent drink features a combination of coffee liqueur, coconut cream, and vanilla vodka. The coffee liqueur provides a rich and slightly bitter flavor, reminiscent of a strong cup of coffee. The velvety coconut cream adds a subtle sweetness and a creamy texture, while the vanilla vodka adds a smooth and slightly sweet hint of vanilla. These ingredients come together to create a delicious and refreshing drink that will transport you to a tropical island. Perfect for sipping on a hot summer day or as a dessert cocktail after a meal.
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Vanilla vodka
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17.14% | 1.8 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Coconut White Russian

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a highball glass with the ice
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute regular vodka for vanilla vodka in a Coconut White Russian?

Yes, you can substitute regular vodka for vanilla vodka in a Coconut White Russian. If you do, consider adding a drop of vanilla extract to maintain the intended flavor profile. The substitution might slightly alter the taste, but it can still result in a delicious beverage.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Coconut White Russian?

A Coconut White Russian is best served in a highball glass over ice. For enhanced presentation and taste, you can garnish the rim of the glass with shredded coconut or place a slice of lime on the rim. Serving it cold accentuates the creamy texture and rich flavors of the coffee liqueur and coconut cream.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Coconut White Russian compare to a traditional White Russian?

The alcohol content in a Coconut White Russian (17.14%) might slightly differ from a traditional White Russian due to the addition of coconut cream and possibly the variation in alcohol content of different brands of coffee liqueur and vodka. Typically, a traditional White Russian has an alcohol content ranging around 15% to 20%, depending on the proportions used. Therefore, the alcohol content of both versions can be quite similar, with variations depending on the exact recipe and ingredients used.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with a Coconut White Russian?

A Coconut White Russian pairs well with desserts, especially those featuring chocolate or coffee flavors. Chocolate lava cake, espresso brownies, or coconut cream pie can complement the creamy and rich flavors of the cocktail. For a savory option, try pairing it with lightly salted nuts or a cheese platter to balance the sweetness.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic variation of the Coconut White Russian?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic variation of the Coconut White Russian by substituting the coffee liqueur with a coffee-flavored syrup and using a non-alcoholic vanilla flavoring instead of vanilla vodka. Use the same proportions as the alcoholic version to maintain the balance of flavors. This variation offers a similar taste experience, making it suitable for those avoiding alcohol.

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