Salted Caramel White Russian is an easy dessert cocktail that takes just minutes to make. Every time I serve this at home and parties, the guests rave about the taste. A milkshake with a bit of booze is just the perfect after dinner drink.
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Scrumptious After Dinner Drink
The drinks are so delightful that we have these probably more than we should. This cocktail combines the smooth buttery taste of caramel with a coffee liqueur and cream.
If you like going to your favorite coffee shop and enjoy having their extremely popular caramel macchiato, then I have a feeling you will enjoy this boozy version.
One of these decadent cocktails really finishes off a meal.
Cream Based Drink
Cream based drinks are so rich and velvety. Mix this with the caramel and you have two great tastes that pair well. The coffee flavor liqueur gives this beverage such depth.
Some people enjoy this during the fall and winter months. However, I happen to think is delicious to have any time of the year.
Anytime of the year is the perfect time to enjoy this cocktail.
Ingredients you need to make our Salted Caramel White Russian
- Southern Cream Salted Caramel Crown Royal
- Kahlua Liqueur
- Cream or milk
- Crushed Ice
- Caramel sauce for garnish
- Whipping Cream for garnish
- Course Sea Salt Flakes for garnish
Learn How to Make This Decadent Beverage
Drizzle the caramel sauce around the inside of the glass. You can give the glass a twirl to coat, but it seems to happen all on its own as it runs down the inside of the glass.
Add crushed ice to the glass.
In a separate glass, mix the Southern Cream Salted Caramel Crown Royal, Kahlua, and cream.
Pour over the ice.
Top with whipping cream, if desired.
Drizzle more caramel sauce, if desired.
Sprinkle on a pinch of flaked sea salt.
Variations to This Dessert Cocktail Recipe
Rather than drizzling the caramel sauce inside the glass, it could be used to rim the glass too. Just pour a bit of caramel syrup in a shallow bowl and dip the edge of the glass in the syrup. This would be lovely just like this, but you could amp things up a bit more and dip the glass into a shallow bowl of sugar.
Top with shaved chocolate pieces for extra treats at the end.
Swap out the Southern Cream Salted Caramel Crown Royal for Caramel Flavored Vodka.
Use milk rather than heavy cream.
Mix in a blender with the ice for a blended drink.
Use ice cream rather than the heavy cream and mix in a blender for a boozy milkshake.
Turn this into a Mudslide by swapping out the heavy cream for Irish Cream.
If you are throwing a cocktail party serve some delicious appetizers:
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Chicken, Ham & Beef Sliders. Prepare enough to feed a crowd and pop them in the oven. 30 minutes to a delicious sandwich.
Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese Beer Dip. This Wisconsin cheddar cheese beer dip may sound like a strange combination; yet it is a delicious one.
Sausage & Cream Cheese Bites “Donkey Balls”. These sausage and cream cheese bites have a funny name “donkey balls”. However, they are packed with flavor and will soon become not only the talk of the party, but one of the requested recipes.
Your guests may enjoy these other drink recipes too.
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Orange Bourbon Smash. This orange bourbon smash is refreshing and simple to make. Perfect for a hot summer day, as a Thanksgiving cocktail, or that New Year’s Eve bash. Mix a few ingredients together for a fresh citrus drink.
Salted Caramel White Russian
- Combine the Southern Cream Salted Caramel Crown Royal, Kahlua, and cream in a glass. Stir to combine.
- Prepare another glass by drizzling caramel sauce in the inside, and adding crushed ice.
- Pour in the drink mixture and top with whipping cream and a pinch of flake sea salt.
- Top with a bit more caramel sauce if desired.
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Make a Non-Alcoholic Mocktail Version of this Dessert Cocktail
Whenever I share a recipe for an alcoholic drink, I like to figure out a way to make this in a non-alcoholic version. Not everyone can or wants to have the alcohol in their drink, yet they want to be part of the group enjoying the same type of beverage.
Swap out the salted caramel alcohol for a teaspoon of salted caramel sauce.
Swap out the Kahlua liqueur for a shot of espresso. Here is a quick way to make this.
How to Make Espresso from Instant Coffee
Mix 1 teaspoon of instant coffee with 2 teaspoons of hot water. There is just enough water to incorporate the coffee granules. The hot water will speed up how fast the granules melt. This quick espresso recipe can quickly be adjusted by adjusting how much water and coffee are mixed.
Salted Caramel White Russian Mocktail
- Mix the caramel sauce, espresso, and heavy cream in a glass.
- In a separate glass, drizzle the caramel sauce inside the glass. Add crushed ice.
- Pour the caramel mixture over the ice.
- Garnish with the whipping cream, a pinch of flaked sea salt, and more caramel sauce if desired.
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