Espresso Martini Recipe Video

Anthony visits Bean Traders in search of the perfect espresso and transforms it into a martini.

Summary

Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings2
TasteMethod
DishMain Ingredient
Interest GroupHealthy,

Ingredients

 Espresso1 1⁄2 Ounce (High Quality)
 Vanilla vodka1 Ounce
 Dark chocolate liqueur1 Ounce
 Half and half/Milk1 Ounce
 Ice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Simple syrup2 Tablespoon (To Coat The Rim Of The Glass)
 Cocoa powder1 Tablespoon (To Coat The Rim Of The Glass)
 Coffee beans3 (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 146 Calories from Fat 23

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.1%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.2 mg

Sodium 24.2 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10%

Sugars 5.8 g

Protein 2 g4.5%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0.21%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 6.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1 Dip the rim of a martini glass in simple syrup.
2 Dust with cocoa powder to coat the rim.

MAKING
3 In a cocktail shaker tin, add the ice cubes.
4 Pour in the espresso along with vanilla vodka and dark chocolate liqueur.
5 Shake well to blend the flavors.
6 Add in half and half, gently swirl the tin to mix.

SERVING
7 Strain the martini into the prepared glass.
8 Garnish with coffee beans and serve.

Editors Review

This Espresso Martini beats any other coffee based cocktail hands down. Why? Look at that espresso, it is probably one of the best in the world, as good as any Italian espresso. A simple blend of two nice liquors turn it into this sexy drink. Give it a try, you will love it.
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