If you love your after-dinner espresso and your Black or White Russian, try this derivative – made with great coffee, of course.

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1 TBSP chocolate syrup
2 TBSP vanilla syrup
2 shots espresso
1/2 cup milk
(Whipped cream, chocolate bon-bon or sprinkles)

Grab your cocktail shaker. Add chocolate and vanilla syrups, espresso and ice. Shake until cold.

Fill a glass with ice. Pour the espresso mixture over the ice, then fill with milk.

It’s ready to drink.

Top with whipped cream and an opulent chocolate candy for a bon-bon cocktail.

Add a shot of vodka to the shaker and omit the milk and candy, and you have a Black Russian. Whipped cream is optional but legal, of course.

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