Popular Kahlua Drinks to Try Today

Here are all the most popular Kahlua drinks to use for this coffee liqueur! Try classic Kahlua cocktails from the White Russian to the Mudslide.


Got a bottle of Kahlua? You’re one step away from some of the tastiestsweet cocktailsaround. This coffee flavored liqueur was invented in Mexico in 1936, and spawned some of the most classic cocktails of the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. The White Russian? The Mudslide? All classic cocktails brought to you with the magic of Kahlua.

Here are all the top most popular Kahlua drinks to make with this tasty liqueur! There’s everything from a classic Black Russian to a frosty boozy milkshake and a sophisticated coffee martini. Where there is Kahlua, there is fun! Let’s get to the drinks.

More about Kahlua

This special liquor has spawned loads of classic Kahlua drinks. But what actually is it? Here’s what to know about this coffee liqueur:

  • Kahluais a coffee liqueur that’s made in Mexico. It’s made with rum, sugar, vanilla bean, and coffee. Contrary to what you might think, there’s no dairy! However per the official website, Kahlua is not vegan: one of the company’s suppliers uses a sugar refining process that is not vegan friendly.
  • Does Kahlua have caffeine?It does have some caffeine, but only about 25% as much as the same volume of coffee.
  • Fun facts:It takes seven years to make a bottle of Kahlua, because of the length of time it takes to grow the coffee beans in the shade (six years).
  • Does Kahlua go bad:The recommended shelf life of Kahlua is 4 years.
  • How much does Kahlua cost?It costs about $20 per 750 ml bottle.
  • What to use instead of Kahlua?Try other types of coffee liqueur for these Kahlua cocktails, like Tia Maria or Sheridan’s.
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White Russian

Top Kahlua Drinks: White Russian & More

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Here’s how to make a White Russian! This creamy and sweet Kahlua drink hits the spot anytime and in any season.


  • 2 ounces(4 tablespoons) vodka
  • 1盎司(2汤匙) Kahlua (or other coffee liqueur)
  • 1盎司(2汤匙) heavy cream
  • Ice, for serving (tryclear ice)


  1. Add the vodka and Kahlua to a low ball glass. Fill it with ice.
  2. Top with the cream. Stir until cold (or stir just a bit to get the swirl effect).
  • Category:Drink
  • Method:Stirred
  • Cuisine:Cocktails

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About the Authors


Cookbook Author and writer

Sonja Overhiser is author ofPretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best healthy cookbooks of 2018. She’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the food blog A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Sonja seeks to inspire adventurous eating to make the world a better place one bite at a time.


Cookbook Author and photographer

Alex Overhiser is an acclaimed food photographer and author based in Indianapolis. He’s host of the food podcast Small Bites and founder of the recipe website A Couple Cooks. Featured from the TODAY Show to Bon Appetit, Alex is author of Pretty Simple Cooking, named one of the best vegetarian cookbooks by Epicurious.

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