White Christmas Dream

Vodka and heavy cream
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  • Total: 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 Cocktail
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
257 Calories
10g Fat
14g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Amount per serving
Calories 257
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 7g 33%
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 1g
Calcium 19mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

A White Christmas Dream is a creamy holiday cocktail that's fantastic after a meal. It also makes a nice nightcap after a long day of hustling around doing all of that stuff that comes with the holiday season.

The cocktail is extremely simple to make and is a lot like the Godmother. The combination of vodka and amaretto is always fantastic and in this case a healthy pour of heavy cream is added to give it a lush, rich taste.

Be sure to dust your drink with a little nutmeg. It is the key element that brings in a little extra Christmas cheer.

Ingredients

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

  3. Shake vigorously.

  4. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  5. Garnish with grated nutmeg on top.

  6. Serve and enjoy!

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Tips

  • The White Christmas Dream is one of those cocktails that is the perfect candidate for your favorite go-to vodka. There's no need to go with a top-shelf vodka—instead, find that great tasting vodka that fits your budget and keep that in your bar's stock for drinks like this.
  • The amaretto is equally important for this cocktail because it has the same pour as the vodka. You may want to think about giving homemade amaretto a try because it is quite easy and fun to make.
  • The last little note that I have is that the nutmeg really should not be skipped. It can be easy to blow off or forget about the garnish, but in this case, it really does make a difference. A slight dusting of nutmeg can take this drink from "okay" to "wow"!


Recipe Variation

  • Heavy cream (or heavy whipping cream) is a very rich option for cream and it is a nice choice for making the most luscious of cocktails. However, it does come with a high fat content and if this is a concern for your diet, you may think about switching to half and half or light cream.