Warm up with a creamy and indulgent Hot White Russian with Amarula. This Hot White Russian is a decadent Winter cocktail filled with delicious velvety flavours.
This post is in partnership and sponsored by Amarula Canada. My Kitchen Love has been compensated monetarily and with product. We only support brands we love and cook with at home. Please enjoy responsibly.
Walking through a cold chilly day sipping on a creamy Hot White Russian Cocktail with Amarula Cream Liqueur while fluffy light snowflakes are slowly falling around you … sounds like a dream doesn’t it? Well, this Amarula Cream Liqueur cocktail recipe is here for you to achieve that dream – sadly, fresh snow not included 😉.
We enjoyed this Amarula coffee cocktail with whipped cream (my husband) and with peppermint marshmallows (me) on top and both ways were completely delightful. We piled on our winter coats and walked around the neighbourhood with our to-go mugs to check out Christmas lights. Festive cocktail with a festive outing, my kind of holidays already.
Anything better than a warm cozy cocktail for the holidays? I’m going to say winning an Amarula Holiday Barista Box would do it. It has everything you need to get your Winter Cocktail game set. You can enter the contest here (you must be of legal drinking age in your region to enter).
By entering, you’ll have the opportunity to win one of three kits with everything you need to create elevated cocktails and coffee recipes with Amarula. The package includes Stemless glasses, a copper cocktail shaker, French Press, Moka Pot, Scented Candles, Coconut Water, Coffee, and of course Amarula-inspired recipe cards.
What is Amarula Cream Liqueur?
Amarula is a velvety cream liqueur with a hint of toffee, vanilla and long-lasting finish from the Marula fruit. Amarula ferments, distills and then matures their spirit in oak for two years before blending with cream. It’s equally delicious on ice as it is in a warm beverage.
How does Amarula differ from Irish cream liqueurs?
Irish cream liqueurs are often Irish whiskey blended with cream, whereas, Amarula is fruit-based with its spirit derived from the Marula tree. The fruit is picked from the trees, then fermented and distilled it in copper stills to convert it into a spirit. Then, age it in French oak barrels for two years before blending it with cream.
Amarula is a gift from the marula tree made to be (shared, mixed, savoured) this holiday season. Make your dessert especially special during the holidays. Enjoy Amarula with loved ones to elevate your coffee, cocktail and dessert recipes this holiday. Good friends gift wine, great friends gift Amarula. Amarula Cream Liqueur can be found or looked for in your local liquor stores.
The bottle is easy to spot as the shape of an African elephant’s tusks are sculpted into the bottle. This is inspired by Africa’s majestic elephants who are known to walk for miles just to taste the ripe Marula fruit. Every bottle of Amarula features a distinctive tassel made by the hands of dedicated and empowered African women.
Need an ice cold Amarula cocktail to enjoy this holiday season as well? Check out this Amarula Espresso Martini (shown in photos directly above and below)
- 1 oz Espresso
- 1 oz Amarula
- 1 oz Bourbon
- 0.5 oz of Simple Syrup
- Glassware Chilled Martini or Coupe Glass
Makes 1 cocktail
Add Bourbon, espresso & simple syrup to your shaker and shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass and set aside. Fill a mason jar or your cocktail shaker half full with Amarula Cream Liqueur and shake until thick and frothy.
Float shaken Amarula over mixed cocktail and garnish with shaved espresso beans or a light dusting of cinnamon for a seasonal touch.
A warm coffee cocktail to enjoy during the holiday season.
- 1 cup hot brewed coffee
- 1/4 cup warm milk or cream
- 1/4 cup Amarula Liqueur
- 2 oz. vodka
Heat milk/cream on stove in a small sauce pan or in the microwave in a heatproof container.
Pour the vodka, Amarula, and warm milk equally into 2 mugs. Top with coffee.
Garnish with whipped cream or marshmallows if desired.