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Espresso Martini

Coffee Cocktails: Espresso Martini & More!

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x
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The Espresso Martini is a modern classic cocktail made with espresso, Kahlua, and vodka! It’s ideal as a pick-me-up or after dinner drink.


  • 2 ounces vodka*
  • ¾ ounce Kahlua or coffee liqueur
  • 1 ounce warm espresso or strong coffee
  • Coffee beans, for the garnish


  1. Add the vodka, Kahula and espresso to a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice. Shake vigorously until cold.
  2. Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with coffee beans.


*To convert to tablespoons, 1 ounce = 2 tablespoons.

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes and the joy of cooking! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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