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Chocolate Espresso Martini Recipe

  • Author: Shawn Williams
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 7
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: American

Description

The ultimate dessert cocktail made with vanilla vodka, coffee liqueur, instant espresso, and chocolate liqueur.


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Ingredients

Variation 1

  • 1 1/2 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 1 ounce Cafe Bustelo instant espresso or fresh espresso
  • 1 ounce Godiva chocolate liqueur
  • 1 ounce Kahlua or coffee liqueur
  • chocolate syrup for rim and coffee beans for garnish

Variation 2

  • 1 1/2 ounces vanilla vodka or vodka
  • 1 ounce Cafe Bustelo instant espresso or fresh espresso
  • 1 ounce Kahlua or coffee liqueur
  • 1 ounce creme de cocoa
  • 1/23/4 ounce cream or heavy cream
  • chocolate syrup for rim and coffee beans for garnish

Instructions

  1. Pour some chocolate syrup on a plate and dip a chilled coupe glass upside down in the chocolate to coat the rim of the glass.
  2. Bring 1 ounce of water to a boil in a microwaveable safe measuring cup, about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of instant espresso to the water, stir and set aside.
  4. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with no ice yet. Add the espresso last and then fill with a cup of ice.
  5. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds and serve straight up in your chilled coupe. Garnish with espresso or coffee beans.

Notes

This cocktail can be made a few different ways. I’ve tried so many different variations with great results. When in doubt, stick with the basics.

Keywords: espresso martini, chocolate espresso martini, dessert cocktail

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