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Espresso martini

Coffee Cocktails: Coffee Martini & More!

  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


The Coffee 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 (4 tablespoons) vodka
  • ¾ ounce (1 ½ tablespoons) Kahlua or coffee liqueur
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) 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.
  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

Keywords: Coffee cocktails, Coffee martini

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Coffee is ideal any time of the day, in our minds! Outside of coffee cocktails, here are some of our favorite coffee recipes for morning, noon and night. (Well, maybe late afternoon…)

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 for memorable kitchen moments! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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