Fancy yourself an espresso martini? It may sound like a complicated cocktail recipe to make yourself but it’s surprisingly easier than you think. Using just three ingredients that you most likely already have on hand, a few flicks of the wrist will have you sipping away in no time flat. All you need is some freshly brewed espresso, and a splash of vodka and coffee liquor and you’re good to go.
Because this recipe is so minimal with the number of ingredients, it’s more important than ever to use the best ingredients you can find. Try to source the best vodka, coffee liquor, and espresso you can afford because you’ll truly taste the difference when sipping on the final product.
Here’s how to make an easy Espresso Martini recipe!
- 2 oz vodka
- 1 oz coffee liqueur such as Kahlua or Tia Maria
- 1 oz espresso
- Combine vodka, coffee liqueur and espresso in a cocktail shaker filled with lots of ice
- Shake until the cocktail shaker is almost too cold to hold
- Pour in a chilled martini glass and garnish with a coffee bean if desired