Espresso Martini

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By Sneji
December 29, 2023
Espresso Martini

We all know the classic martini. It’s an easy and simple cocktail. However it can get boring making the same drink all the time over and over again. Therefore, here is a way to spice up this very well known cocktail: an Espresso Martini! This is the perfect cocktail for coffee lovers!

Coffee beans

Espresso, coffee liquor, vodka and sweet syrup, that is all it takes! This martini such an easy variation of this classic cocktail. It will help you impress your guests so easily. The taste of it is so rich and velvety, it’s simply amazing. Topped off with three coffee beans, it looks beautiful. Do you know why there are exactly three coffee beans on top? They indeed do have a meaning and there should always be only three. In fact, they represent health, wealth and happiness. 

Espresso Martini

Contrary to popular belief, this isn’t an Italian drink. I know we all hear espresso and immediately think of Italy, as italians are the best at making espresso. However, this drink originated from London in the 1980s, made by a famous bartender at the time. 

Espresso Martini
Espresso Martini with an espresso shot

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You can easily make this at home and I will show you.

Espresso Martini

Ingredients  

  • 45 ml vodka
  • 30 ml coffee liquor (Kahlua)
  • 15 ml simple syrup or 1 tsp brown sugar and 2 tsp water
  • 70 ml fresh espresso
  • ice
  • coffee beans

Instructions 

  • Firstly, put ice cubes in the martini cup to cool it down and remove them before pouring in the drink.
  • Brew the coffee and let it cool completely.
  • Then, in a small bowl, mix the brown sugar and water. Put the mixture in the microwave for around 1 minute to dissolve the brown sugar completely. Let the mixture cool down.
Step by step recipe for espresso martini
  • Add ice to a cocktail shaker then add the cooled coffee, cooled simple syrup, coffee liquor ( Kahlua ) and vodka.
  • Shake very hard so the foam is formed and strain it quickly into the cooled martini glass. Top with 3 coffee beans, serve.

Cheers!

Espresso Martini

This is the perfect cocktail for coffee lovers! Espresso, coffee liquor, vodka and sweet syrup, that is all it takes!
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 45 ml vodka
  • 30 ml coffee liquor (Kahlua)
  • 15 ml simple syrup or 1 tsp brown sugar and 2 tsp water
  • 70 ml fresh espresso
  • ice
  • 3 coffee beans

Instructions
 

  • Put ice cubes in the martini cup to cool it down and remove them before pouring in the drink.
  • Brew the coffee and let it cool completely.
  • In a small bowl, mix the brown sugar and water. Put the mixture in the microwave for around 1 minute to dissolve the brown sugar completely. Let the mixture cool down.
  • Add ice to a cocktail shaker then add the cooled coffee, cooled simple syrup, coffee liquor ( Kahlua ) and vodka.
  • Shake very hard so the foam is formed and strain it quickly into the cooled martini glass. Top with 3 coffee beans, serve.

Cheers!

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    Author: Sneji
    Course: Drinks
    Keyword: #coffee, #martini
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