Martini in Black

Total Time
15 mins
0 mins

From the January 2003 issue of Bon Appetit, R.S.V.P. section. Jackie Campbell from Phoenix, AZ writes, "The Four Seasons Resort Aviara in Carlsbad has a very elegant bar. All the Martinis are served in gorgeous handblown glasses that are made in England. When I was there, I bought a few as souvenirs, and now I need the recipe for my favorite drink: the after-dinner Martini served there, which tastes like a White Russion with a shot of espresso."

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  • 59.14 ml whipping cream, chilled
  • 88.74 ml vodka
  • 88.74 ml Kahlua (or other coffee liqueur)
  • 59.14 ml espresso coffee, freshly brewed, chilled
  • ice cube


  1. In small bowl, whisk cream until just thickened; set aside.
  2. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add vodka, Kahlua, and espresso; shake well.
  3. Strain into 2 Martini glasses.
  4. Top with whipped cream and serve.
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5 5

This was great! I really like white russians and this is similar. Made for ZWT6.

5 5

10 stars!!!!! I am always looking for different martini recipes and this one is fabulous. Great after dinner drink. Can't wait to make it again, mersaydees.

5 5

This is good. I love drinks with kahlua in it and this one is no exception. Thanks for sharing!