“The Dude” White Russian Floats

Celebrate the season with "The Dude" White Russian Floats on ASpicyPerspective.com #holiday #cocktailJust in time for Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, I’m sharing a secret guilty pleasure, “The Dude” White Russian Floats. BOOM.

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Whether you’re a fan of “The Dude” from the classic movie The Big Lebowski, who always had an iced White Russian clinking in his hand. Or simply a fan of White Russian Cocktails themselves…

I’ve got an extreme naughty-but-nice treat for you today!

This 3 ingredient wonder is a fabulous cocktail for the holidays when we’re all willing to splurge a little.

To make “The Dude” White Russian Floats, all you need is:

  • Vodka
  • Kahlua
  • Ice Cream

Easy enough, right?

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After all, a traditional White Russian Recipe is simply a mixture of vodka, kahlua, heavy cream, and ice. So why not substitute ice cream for the cream and ice??

You can use vanilla ice cream to offer a more traditional taste, or up the ante with Java Chip (coffee and chocolate) ice cream.

I choose the latter.

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The foamy sweetness from the ice cream, and the occasional chocolate chunk, make “The Dude” White Russian Floats a party sensation this holiday season!

With 4.5 ounces of liquor in each float, I think “The Dude” himself would fully approve.

I can just imagine him holding one of these babies, while laying flat out on his rug.

Sounds like the perfect way to celebrate. *wink*

3-Ingredient Wonder - "The Dude" White Russian Floats on ASpicyPerspective.com #holiday #cocktail

"The Dude" White Russian Floats on ASpicyPerspective.com #holiday #cocktail
5 from 1 vote

"The Dude" White Russian Floats

Prep Time
2 mins
Total Time
2 mins
"The Dude" White Russian Floats. A spin on the classic white russian cocktail recipe, with a nod to the movie, The Big Lebowski.
Servings: 1 Servings
Nutrition Facts
"The Dude" White Russian Floats
Amount Per Serving (4 oz)
Calories 376
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Sugars 33g
Protein 0g 0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 2.5 ounces Kahlua coffee liqueur
  • 1 large scoop vanilla ice cream, or Java Chip like I used!


  1. Pour the vodka and Kahlua in a tumbler.
  2. Add the ice cream, stir, and enjoy!!

Recipe Notes

NOTE: For "light-weight" drinkers, add 3 ounces milk prior to adding the ice cream.

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11 comments on ““The Dude” White Russian Floats

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  5. Dianna Junkinposted January 16, 2016 at 4:53 am Reply

    The Dude looks Delicious and so easy to make Thanks for Sharing It

  6. AUDREYposted December 26, 2015 at 5:04 pm Reply


  7. Kevin @ Closet Cookingposted December 23, 2015 at 11:17 am Reply

    What a great idea for a float!

  8. Marla Meridithposted December 23, 2015 at 11:04 am Reply

    So good! Must try over the holidays :)

  9. Mariaposted December 23, 2015 at 10:26 am Reply

    Looks like a fun holiday drink

  10. Amyposted December 23, 2015 at 9:11 am Reply

    Oh my, now we just need a roaring fire, and a comfortable place to rest.

  11. Megan {Country Cleaver}posted December 23, 2015 at 8:54 am Reply

    Ohhh I can most definitely dude-out with one of these!!