White Russian Pudding Shots

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We have been loving pudding shots lately, and I knew I wanted to make White Russian Pudding Shots next! White Russians are a cocktail typically made with vodka, Kahlua, and cream, so we knew this one would be easy to transform into a delicious pudding shot that is sure to be a huge hit. Let’s talk about how you can make these yummy pudding shots!

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White Russian Pudding Shots

Why we love this recipe-

  • These are always a huge hit. Jello shots are fun but there is just something about pudding shots, they are like a little boozy dessert. So fun!
  • This White Russian pudding shot recipe is made in just a few simple steps. The instant pudding mix really makes these so easy to make!

White Russian Pudding Shots Ingredients

You’ll also need individual plastic serving cups, we used 2 oz cups, which you can find at your local grocery store near the plastic utensils and cups, or on Amazon. Make sure to get ones with lids! You can also serve these with little tiny plastic spoons for easy eating.

Optionally, you can also top these with some extra whipped topping, sprinkles, etc.. if you prefer.

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White Russian Pudding Shots Directions

Step 1: Set out your pudding shot cups onto a shallow baking pan.

Step 2: In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together instant vanilla pudding mix, 3/4 cup of milk, half cup of Kahlua, and half cup of vodka, until well combined. Whisk for a couple of minutes, so that the pudding gets ready to set.

Step 3: Add cool whip and whisk again to combine.

Step 4: Spoon pudding mixture evenly into each cup.

White Russian Pudding Shots

Optional: chill for 1 hour. If not serving immediately, these need to stay refrigerated until ready to serve. Serve within 24 hours.

White Russian Pudding Shot FAQs

Can I add Baileys Irish Cream to these pudding shots?

Yes! If you like the Baileys and Kahlua combination you can substitute the 1/2 cup of Kahlua used in this recipe for 1/4 cup of Irish cream liqueur and 1/4 cup Kahlua. That would make these more of a mudslide pudding shot, but you do whatever you like!

Can I freeze pudding shots?

Yes! You can freeze them and they will take on a really nice frozen consistency. They can be served directly from the freezer, too. I wouldn’t freeze them for more than a couple of days, but that still gives you a great opportunity to make them ahead of time.

Do I have to use whipped cream vodka?

No way, we just love the flavors that the whipped cream flavored vodka adds. We love pinnacle, so you could try Pinnacle vanilla vodka, regular vodka, or honestly whatever you have on hand. It will be great.

White Russian Pudding Shots

Whip these up the next time you have a dinner party, girl’s night, or just because!

This is one of the best pudding shot recipes we’ve ever made. If you enjoyed this recipe, you might also like these other pudding shots recipes-

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Chocolate Pudding Shots (these are made with instant chocolate pudding mix!)

RumChata Pudding Shots

Eggnog Pudding Shots for Christmas!

Champagne Cheesecake Shooters

Mudslide Pudding Shots (coming soon!)

Strawberry Milkshake Pudding Shots

Strawberry Cheesecake Pudding Shots

For a printable version of this recipe, see the recipe card below-

Yield: 18 Pudding Shots

White Russian Pudding Shots

White Russian Pudding Shots

Delicious creamy White Russian Pudding Shots made with vanilla instant pudding, Kahlua, and vodka.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes


  • 1 (3 oz) box of instant vanilla pudding
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ½ cup kahlua
  • ½ cup whipped cream vodka
  • 8 oz. cool whip


    1. In a large bowl, whisk together pudding mix, milk, kahlua, and vodka, until well combined. '
    2. Add cool whip and whisk again to combine.
    3. Pour evenly into 2 oz. plastic shot cups.
    4. Optional: chill for 1 hour.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 shot

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 198

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