The Espresso Martini has two wonderful purposes in your life: to give you a jolt at the same time as it helps you unwind. That makes it kind of perfect to have right after a delicious but coma-inducing meal so you can wake up and enjoy the rest of your evening.
Be aware that this drink contains a lot of caffeine! The flavors here are strong, bitter, black coffee with sweet vanilla. This is no alcoholic version of a vanilla latte – it’s an intense drink.
If you don’t have an espresso machine, you can make very strong coffee and it will still taste great.
The Espresso Martini has two wonderful purposes in your life: to give you a jolt at the same time as it helps you unwind. It features coffee liqueur along with actual espresso, so it will definitely keep you awake!
- 1 ounce Starbucks coffee liqueur
- 2 ounces Stoli Vanil vodka
- 2 ounces espresso
- Optional Simple Syrup
- Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Pour in all ingredients and shake thoroughly.
- Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.
No espresso machine? Strong coffee works well too.