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Banana Russian Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Banana Russian, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Vanilla Vodka, Creme De Banane, Ice, or Half-And-Half, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Banana Russian Cocktail Description

The Banana Russian falls under the Cocktail and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Cocktail glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Let the Banana Russian transport you to a realm of flavor and elegance. A careful selection of 4 ingredients, featuring Vanilla vodka, Creme de Banane, Ice, Half-and-half, combines to create this masterpiece. It’s a drink that resonates with the essence of fine cocktail-making. Companion drinks like Granny Apple Blossom, Acapulcos malibu, 50/50 also offer a taste of this excellence.

Banana Russian Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Banana Russian, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 1/2 oz Vanilla vodka (Stoli Vanil)
  • 1/2 oz Creme de Banane
  • Ice
  • Fill with Half-and-half or heavy cream
  • 1.63 dl Vanilla vodka (Stoli Vanil)
  • 15 ml Creme de Banane
  • Ice
  • Fill with Half-and-half or heavy cream

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Banana Russian Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Banana Russian cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by vigorously shaking the following ingredients: 1 1/2 oz Vanilla vodka (Stoli Vanil), 1/2 oz Creme de Banane, Ice, Fill with Half-and-half or heavy cream. Once blended to perfection, pour into the cocktail glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Banana Russian Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
400.0 0.0 100.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Banana Russian are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Banana Russian Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Vanilla Vodka, Creme De Banane, Ice, and Half-And-Half.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Banana Russian.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Banana Russian cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Vanilla Vodka 122 times 0.75%
Creme De Banane 76 times 0.46%
Ice 1085 times 6.64%
Half-And-Half 155 times 0.95%

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Banana Russian FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Banana Russian Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Banana Russian.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Banana Russian?
  • A: The ingredients include Vanilla Vodka, Creme De Banane, Ice, and Half-And-Half, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Banana Russian cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Cocktail glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 1145 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 7.00% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Banana Russian cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Banana Russian is the perfect addition to any occasion.

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