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Our Dark and Delicious Espresso Martini Recipe

Our Dark and Delicious Espresso Martini Recipe

If you’re looking for the perfect after-dinner drink, this espresso martini recipe is the one for you. The combination of high-quality vodka and coffee makes a delectably smooth and rich cocktail. This recipes makes two drinks.

How to make a delicious Espresso Martini at home:


  • 100ml vodka
  • 50ml coffee liqueur
  • Double espresso (Grind 18g of coffee into your portafilter basket, then tamp, then brew the water through and measure 38g out in the cup)
  • Coffee beans (optional)
  • 25ml simple syrup (optional)


  1. Brew your espresso.
  2. Fill your martini glasses with ice to chill.
  3. Pour the vodka, coffee liqueur and hot espresso into a cocktail shaker. (If using optional simple syrup, add this too.) Add ice and shake well.
  4. Empty the ice out of the martini glasses, and pour your concoction through a sieve into the glasses. Using the sieve will create a lovely foam on top.
  5. Garnish with the coffee beans.

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