Classic dessert cocktail

Espresso Martini

Perk up with an Espresso Martini! It’s a classic dessert cocktail made with just four ingredients: fresh espresso, coffee liqueur, vodka and simple syrup.

let’s get started!

what you'll need

a cocktail shaker

Prep Time: 5 Min

4 ounces vodka 2 ounces espresso, cooled 1 ounce coffee liqueur 1 ounce simple syrup coffee beans, for garnish

makes: 2 drinks


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Ice things down.


Fill your cocktail shaker with ice.

Add ingredients.


Add vodka, cooled espresso, coffee liqueur and simple syrup to your shaker.

Shake, shake, shake!


Shake vigorously to create the foam layer of the drink.

Pour into a glass.


Use a martini or coupe glass. If you've shaken enough, a foam layer will form.

Garnish and enjoy!


Add coffee beans as a garnish on top. Cheers!

Susannah Brinkley Henry

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