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Vanilla Espresso Martini

The perfect subtle twist on the classic espresso martini cocktail, and a delicious holiday treat to cap the night!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 1
Calories: 724kcal

Ingredients

Vanilla Honey

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 vanilla bean ( or 1 tablespoon vanilla extract)
  • vanilla sugar, for rim (optional)

Martini

  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) vodka
  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) Kahlúa
  • 1 ounce espresso

Instructions

  • 1. To make the vanilla honey syrup. In a medium pot, bring 1/4 cup water, the honey, and vanilla to a boil over high heat. Boil 2-3 minutes, then remove from the heat. Let cool. This syrup makes enough for about 6 drinks.
    2. If desired, rim your glass with vanilla sugar.
    3. In a cocktail shaker, combine 2-3 teaspoons honey syrup, vodka, Kahlua, and espresso. Add ice and shake vigorously for 1 minute. Strain into the prepared glass. Garnish with a couple of coffee beans, if desired. 

Notes

Vanilla Sugar: Mix 1/4 cup granulated sugar with 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean powder or 1/2 a vanilla bean, seeds scraped. 

Nutrition

Calories: 724kcal