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Espresso Martini

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Keep the party going all night with an Espresso Martini, it is the perfect party pick-me-up! This classic cocktail recipe is made with Kahlua, vanilla vodka, fresh brewed espresso, and topped off with 3 coffee beans.

Check out the Holiday Martinis page for even more festive, easy to whip up martini recipes for any holiday gathering throughout the year!

Espresso martini in a martini glass with with three coffee beans floating on top.
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🍸How to make an Espresso Martini

Each Espresso Martini contains:

  • 1 ounce of coffee liqueur like Kahlua®
  • 2 ounces of vanilla vodka

That is some serious caffeine if you get carried away and have a few too many…so don’t do that!

Shake it all together in a cocktail shaker for 15 to 20 seconds.

Espresso Martini ingredients in a cocktail shaker.

and strain into a martini glass.

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Garnish with three coffee beans.

Espresso martini in a martini glass with three coffee beans floating in the center.

Now you are ready to play a few rounds of Twister, or Scene-It, or maybe just a fun game of poker with some friends.

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Espresso Martini topped with three coffee beans.

Espresso Martini

Keep the party going all night with an Espresso Martini…or two!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: espresso, recipe, vodka, kahlua, coffee
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Serving
Calories: 230kcal
Author: Lisa Johnson


  • 2 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 1 ounce espresso
  • 1 ounce coffee liqueur


  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Pour in the vodka, espresso, and coffee liqueur.
  • Shake to combine…really shake it to make it frothy – 15 to 20 seconds.
  • Strain into a martini glass and garnish with three coffee beans.


Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Sodium: 6mg | Sugar: 13g

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  1. Looks like its time for a party! These drinks look and sound delicious and I’m always looking for something new to try. Thanks for sharing at Totally Terrific Tuesday!

  2. My mouth is watering this looks unbelievable! I love coffee flavored beverages, pinning this for sure, thanks for sharing! Found you at the Lou Lou Girls Fabulous Party!

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