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Frozen mudslide cocktail next to classic mudslide drinks.

Three Classic Kahlúa Drinks


All the classic Kahlúa drinks in one place! Shake and mix them up any way you like, or scroll up for even more ways to get this indulgent, coffee-scented liqueur in your glass.



White Russian Cocktail

  • 2 ounces or double shot of Kahlúa
  • 1 ounces or single shot of vodka
  • 1 ounce or single shot of heavy cream or dairy-free milk

Black Russian Cocktail

  • 2 parts/ounces/double shot vodka
  • 1 part/ounces/single shot Kahlúa
  • cherry, optional garnish

Classic Mudslide (Shaken)*

  • 1 part/ounce/single shot Kahlua
  • 1 part/ounce/single shot vodka
  • parts/ounces Irish Cream liqueur
  • optional garnishes, chocolate shavings or chocolate-covered espresso beans



White Russian Mixology

  1. In a rocks glass filled halfway up with ice, pour in Kahlúa and your choice of vodka.
  2. Top with a single shot of heavy cream. Don't stir for the classic look.

Black Russian Mixology

  1. Pour the ingredients in a rocks glass over ice, and garnish with a dark cherry.
  2. Stir briefly with a tea spoon or cocktail stirrer.
  3. Garnish with a dark or candied (maraschino) cherry.

Mudslide Mixology

  1. Fill an old-fashioned or rocks glass halfway with ice.
  2. Combine all three liquors in a cocktail shaker. Add ample ice, and shake until it frosts over.
  3. Pour into an ice-filled rocks glass.
  4. Garnish with chocolate shavings or chocolate-covered espresso bean.



Frozen Mudslide Drink

Blend the liquors and liqueurs for a classic mudslide with a little ice and about three scoops of ice cream.