Not only does espresso martini taste great, but it’s also easy to make! With just 4 ingredients and a few simple steps, you can have the perfect espresso martini ready in no time. Follow this fool-proof recipe, and impress your friends with a homemade masterpiece.
Gather the ingredients: vodka, Kahlúa, freshly brewed espresso, and sugar syrup or simple syrup.
This espresso martini recipe is so simple and easy – all you need are four ingredients! Gather vodka, Kahlúa, freshly brewed espresso, and sugar syrup or simple syrup. You can use any type of vodka for the base of your cocktail, but for an extra kick, opt for a higher proof. For the Kahlúa, make sure it’s fresh to ensure optimal flavor. Last but not least, be sure to use freshly brewed espresso in your cocktail – pre-brewed packets just won’t cut it when making this tasty cocktail!
Add 2oz of vodka, 1oz Kahlúa, 1oz espresso and 0.5-1oz simple syrup to the shaker and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.
Now it’s time to make your espresso martini! Fill a shaker with ice cubes until the shaker is half full. Add two ounces of vodka, one ounce of Kahlúa, one ounce of espresso and between half and one ounce of simple syrup or sugar syrup for sweetness. Close the lid securely and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds to ensure all ingredients are fully combined.
Strain the drink into two coupes or martini glasses carefully ensuring that no espresso grounds are passed through with the liquid.
After shaking, strain the drink through a fine-mesh sieve or tea strainer into two coupe or martini glasses carefully ensuring that no espresso grounds are passed through with the liquid.
Garnish each glass with 3 coffee beans floating in an inverted triangle formation for a perfected look!
Topped with a foam creme, espresso beans are the perfect addition to an espresso martini. Gently place three coffee beans into an inverted triangle in each glass for the finished look. Coffee beans symbolize good health, good luck, and symbolize the transition from darkness to light – something extra you can tell your friends about when serving up this masterpiece!