white russian with chai-spice infused cream

White Russian with Chai Spice-Infused Cream

This delicious White Russian cocktail drink is layered with vodka, coffee liqueur and chai spice-infused cold cream that’s bursting with ginger, cinnamon, clove, cardamom and black pepper flavors. The recipe takes the already great classic to the next level.
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword chai-spiced white russian, white russian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 770kcal
Author Nicole Branan


For the chai spice cream:

  • 1 cup heavy cream, cold
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 1 one-inch piece of fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, lightly crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom seeds

For the drink:

  • 1 cup coffee liqueur, I used Kapali
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 cup chai spice cream
  • ice cubes


For the chai spice cream:

  • Add all ingredients to a bowl, cover and keep in the fridge for about 12 hours or overnight.
  • Strain out the spices.

For the drink:

  • Add a few ice cubes to each glass.
  • Add equal parts of vodka, coffee liqueur and chai spice cream to each glass.


Calories: 770kcal