Gingerbread White Russians are a splendid holiday cocktail. Warm cinnamon, sweet molasses and spicy ginger create the ideal combination to usher in the holidays.
Gingerbread Syrup Ingredients:
¼ cup honey
3 tbsp molasses
½ tsp ground ginger
1 tsp of cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla extract
Gingerbread White Russian Ingredients:
2 oz vodka
1½ oz Kahlua
2 oz gingerbread syrup
2 oz heavy cream
Cinnamon and sugar mixture to rim the glass
Instructions for Gingerbread Syrup:
In a medium pot, combine 1⅓ cups of water, honey, molasses, ginger and cinnamon. Bring ingredients to a boil over high heat. Let mixture to boil for 3-5 minutes, then remove from heat. Stir in the vanilla. Allow to cool.
Instructions for Gingerbread White Russian:
Rim a glass with a cinnamon and sugar mixture. Fill glass with ice. Add the vodka, Kahlua and gingerbread syrup. Slightly stir. Add heavy cream and stir to combine.