Espresso Martini

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Epi Curious

This won a "Golden Whisk Award" from the Atlanta Journal Constitution in 2004, meaning it was one of their top 10 recipes for the year. This one is different from others in that it contains cold coffee and is garnished with malted milk balls. Great for a girls' night or a holiday gathering...or hey, just because you deserve it!

Top Review by Boomette

This is great but the Kahlua was a bit overpowering. Even though I love kahlua. So next time I may use only 1/4 ounce of kahlua or omit it completely. Or maybe add more espresso (maybe 1 1/2 ounce). But I won't change the amount of vodka. For me it's perfect. Thanks Epi Curious :) Made for New Kids on the Block

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce espresso, cooled (or really strong coffee)
  • 12 ounce Kahlua
  • ice
  • whipped cream (optional)
  • malted milk balls (optional)


  1. In a martini shaker, add vodka, espresso and Kahlua and fill with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with whipped cream and malted milk balls, if desired.

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