Espresso Martini

, from Issue #88. December, 2019
Photography by Sarah Tuck.
Espresso Martini

If you really can’t squeeze in another course after dinner, how about a drink for dessert? These espresso martinis are a total party starter – you have been warned! 


ice cubes
200ml vodka
100ml freshly brewed espresso
100ml Kahlúa
4 coffee beans, to garnish


Half-fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add the remaining ingredients except the coffee beans. Shake well and strain into two cocktail glasses. Garnish with coffee beans to serve.

Makes 2 large or 3 moderate-sized martinis