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Classic White Russian cocktails get a fall twist with the help of pumpkin spice. Garnished with a cinnamon stick, these Pumpkin Spice White Russians are a delicious, creamy, and seasonal libation.
Pumpkin Spice White Russians
I’m a big fan of White Russians. I especially love when there is a unique variation in their traditional flavor. In the past, I’ve made Peppermint White Russians, Chai Spiced White Russians, and Salted Caramel White Russians. In this post, I’m excited to add another to that list: Pumpkin Spice White Russians.
The recipe for these Pumpkin Spice White Russians came about in part thanks to this new-to-me liqueur called Mozart Pumpkin Spice. They are known for their chocolate liqueur but have branched out to include this new seasonal variety. It’s delicious on its own (you could totally serve it over vanilla ice cream too), and is especially wonderful in this cocktail as well.
Side note: How beautiful are these rocks glasses? They are my new favorite. I linked them below in the “Kitchen Tools I Recommend for this Recipe” section.
What is in a White Russian:
The standard list of ingredients for a classic White Russian is as follows:
- coffee liqueur (I prefer Kahlua)
- half and half (or cream)
For these Pumpkin Spice White Russians, I make two additions:
- Mozart Pumpkin Spice
- cinnamon stick
It’s really that simple. The pumpkin spice liqueur and the cinnamon stick add just the perfect amount of fall flavor and spice without being too much.
Ready to shake one up? Let’s do it!
Want more fall cocktail recipe ideas? I have a post dedicated to my FAVORITE FALL COCKTAILS. There’s something for everyone. You can find all of my favorite recipes HERE.
Kitchen Tools I Recommend for This Recipe:
Whether you’re wondering what equipment you’ll need for this recipe, curious about my favorite utensils, or if you’re just looking to stock your own kitchen, these are the kitchen tools I recommend for this recipe:
Want more? You can find the list of My Ultimate Kitchen Essentials HERE.
How to Make Pumpkin Spice White Russians
To a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the Mozart Pumpkin Spice, Kahlua, vanilla vodka, and half and half. Shake vigorously.
Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Looking for more tasty fall cocktails? Try these:
- Apple Cider Manhattan
- Maple Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail
- Cider and Maple Old Fashioned
- Autumn Harvest Sangria
- Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail
- Harvest Apple Mule
This fall you can skip the dessert and just have one of these Pumpkin Spice White Russians instead. After all, it’s basically a dessert in a glass! I hope this recipe gives you a reason to celebrate.
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Pumpkin Spice White Russian Recipe
Pumpkin Spice White Russians
- 2 ounces Mozart Pumpkin Spice
- 1.5 ounces Kahlua
- 1.5 ounces vanilla vodka
- 2 ounces half and half
- cinnamon stick to garnish
- To a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the Mozart Pumpkin Spice, Kahlua, vanilla vodka, and half and half. Shake vigorously.
- Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with a cinnamon stick.
Perfection! These were delicious. Such a great idea. Thank you!
I am seriously excited to try these for the fall season. Thanks for sharing.
Holy cannoli, that looks good. I need to make a trip to the store and see about the ingredients for that!