Some days, you just need a drink that’s creamy, filling and loaded with vodka. Because while there’s a time and a place for light and bright drinks (looking at you summertime), satiating your need for cool and soothing creaminess never gets old. These seven velvety vodka drinks will get the job done, from Key Lime Pie Shots to Chocolate-Covered Cherry Martinis.
7 Creamy Vodka Drinks for Indulgent Sipping
The White Russian wasn’t the only drink to get a shout out in The Big Lebowski. The Caucasian is essentially a White Russian but made with non-dairy creamer instead of heavy cream. Think of it as a lighter take on the classic that keeps its creamy identity.
The Chocolate Martini is a classic. That doesn’t mean everyone likes it—some people oddly prefer their desserts as food and not in a glass—but it’s the epitome of creamy indulgence. All you need is chocolate liqueur, vodka and half and half.
Half and Half
Creamy doesn’t have to mean heavy. These Key Lime Pie Shots balance out the weight of lush Rumchata with whipped cream-flavored vodka and key lime juice. We’ll take a shot over a slice any day.
whipped cream vodka
key lime juice
Anyone drinking a Russian Qualude is essentially saying, “bring on the cream.” Made with cream, three types of creamy liqueurs—coffee, hazelnut and Irish cream—and vodka, the Russian Qualude is a drink that will fill you up in all the right ways. You should probably stick to just one, though.
If you like Piña Coladas, then you’ll love getting caught in the rain with a Chi Chi. The drink is basically the same as its more well-known rum, coconut cream and pineapple juice cousin, but it swaps the rum for vodka.
No list of creamy vodka cocktails would be complete without the White Russian. The equal parts mix of vodka, coffee liqueur and cream is nearly impossible to mess up and all too easy to drink. Whether you’re looking for a creamy cocktail to start your day or end it, the White Russian is there for you.
Chocolate-covered cherries shouldn’t solely be relegated to Valentine’s Day or special occasions, yet they aren’t the easiest candy to find. So drinking a Chocolate Covered Cherry cocktail is the next best thing. Filled with cherry vodka, two types of chocolate liqueur, half and half, and a cherry on top, this drink is the perfect treat.
creme de cacao
half and half