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Recipe – How to make espresso martini?

In the world of cocktails, nothing is more elegant than the classic martini. Now coffee lovers can feel cool, too, with this spin on the classic. The espresso mixed with the vodka adds a smoothness to the punch of the martini.


  • Espresso brewing device
  • Cocktail shaker and strainer


  • 2 ounces espresso

  • 1 ounce vodka

  • 1 ounce coffee liqueur, such as Kahl?a Ice
    for serving 3 espresso beans (optional), for garnish


  • 1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the espresso, vodka, and coffee-flavored liqueur.Add ice, cover the shaker, and shake vigorously for 15 seconds.
  • 2. Strain the drink into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with espresso beans (if using).
  • 3. You may add simple syrup to make this drink a little sweeter. If bitterness is not your thing, add a little simple syrup, sugar, or even some melted chocolate!