Espresso martinis

The perfect pick-me-up after a heavy dinner! The espresso martini is a sophisticated cocktail to share with your friends.

Makes: 4

Prep: 5 minutes

Ingredients

Lots of crushed ice3 shots of espresso coffee50ml sugar syrup50ml vodka50ml vermouth100ml coffee liqueur (Kahlua)A few coffee beans to decorate

Method

  • Place the ice in a cafetiere or cocktail shaker.

  • Pour in the espresso coffee, sugar syrup (see tip) vodka, vermouth and coffee liqueur. Plunge a few times if using a cafetiere or shake vigorously if using a cocktail shaker.

  • Pour into glasses (preferably martini glasses) and top with coffee beans. Serve.