This delicious Espresso Martini will kick start your evening. The Ketel One website says this drink was created in a bar in London, called the Soho Brasserie, for a model that asked the bartender to make her something to ‘wake her up’…..well I agree, it sure does!
There is nothing like an Espresso Vodka Martini after a great dinner. Nothing can compare and it will definitely kick start your evening.
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Ingredients you’ll need to make an Espresso Martini
- Stoli Vanil Vodka
- Kahula Coffee Liqueur
- 3 Espresso Beans for garnish, optional
Espresso Martinis are easy and have only 3 ingredients.
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Next, you can’t make a great martini without a great shaker. I have at least a dozen shakers, but this one is my favorite. The shaker doesn’t leak, and the cap is a measuring cup measuring from 1/2 to 1.5 ounces. Dishwasher safe, you can’t go wrong with this shaker.
And remember the chilled martini glass. Nothing is worse than a martini in a warm glass. Check out these 2 that I highly recommend. Joy Jolt set of 6 martini glasses in multi-colors and Crafthouse by Fortessa, set of 4 martini glasses. They are both dishwasher-safe. Joy Jolt is a short martini glass, good for stacking on the shelf in the freezer. The Crafthouse by Fortessa is tall and elegant, but more difficult to find a safe spot in the freezer. I love them both!
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How to make an Espresso Martini
Pour the Vanilla Vodka, Kahlua and espresso into a shaker half full of ice, let it sit for 2 minutes and shake well. Pour the strained liquid into a chilled martini glass.
Optional: Garnish your Espresso Martini with three espresso beans, representing health, happiness, and prosperity.
Other easy martinis
- Lemon Drop Martini
- Coconut Espresso Martini
- Snowflake Martini
- Pomegranate Martini
- Ransom Note Martini
- Caramel Apple Vodka Martini
- Birthday Cake Martini
- Pumpkin Pie Martini
- French Martini
- Winter White Cosmo
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- 2 Ounces Stoli Vanilla
- 1/2 Ounce Kahlua
- 1 Ounce freshly brewed espresso chilled
- 3 Coffee Beans for garnish
- 1 Chilled Martini Glass
- Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice
- Shake until well chilled
- Pour into a chilled martini glass
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