Espresso Martinis

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 14 min
  • Prep: 6 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 2 cocktails
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3 ounces vanilla vodka

1-ounce dark creme de cacao

2 ounces brewed espresso, room temperature or chilled (not hot)

Softly whipped cream, for garnish

Bittersweet chocolate, for garnish


  1. Put the liquors and espresso in a chilled cocktail shaker. Shake well until very cold, then strain into 2 chilled martini glasses. Float a layer of whipped cream over the top. Using a vegetable peeler, shave some dark chocolate on top of each glass.