Wish I had a proper machine but unfortunately I don’t, You could always get a couple of coffees from your local cafe…. It’s got a fairly high alcohol content – 60 ml / 2 oz combined total of vodka and Kahlua which equals 2 standard drinks. But more importantly, Kahlua has a coffee flavour which is necessary for a great Espresso Martini, whereas Baileys tastes like sweet rum flavoured cream. If you’re a coffee lover, go all out with Tiramisu, everybody’s favourite coffee flavoured Italian dessert. Barista Jessica Kelly shakes up an Espresso Martini using the Barista Express. Thank you for sharing your recipes they are great …, Thanks for this recipe! . After a work weekend, with energy levels down about ankle height, it probably would be wiser to have a healthy smoothie or something. Grind beans and pull a double shot of espresso. (Scrape out foam … My recipe for my double espresso martini is like no other! Using freshly brewed espresso also contributes frothiness to the martini. I love this drink but leave the ice in. Just written up in Estero Life Mag Estero Fl! Ingredients 1 fluid ounce vanilla flavored vodka 2 fluid ounces coffee-flavored liqueur 1 fluid ounce cream or milk 1 cup crushed ice 100% perfect! to be sensible about my caffein intake so I usually limit myself to two at most! It’s sweet and has a thin syrup consistency. Required fields are marked *. Shake vigorously 10 times, then pour briskly into a cocktail glass. To get the lovely signature frothy layer on the surface of your Espresso Martini, you need to use real espresso coffee from a proper coffee machine that gives you a nice crema (ie the velvety layer of foam on the espresso). Here’s what you need for an espresso martini – just espresso coffee, vodka and Kahlua! I’ve actually made a modified version for years using leftover coffee (half and half expresso beans). I order it at nice restaurants to have alongside dessert – or in lieu of dessert. (Scrape out foam inside if necessary). Shake vigorously 10 times, then pour briskly into a cocktail glass. Heat coffee, sugar, vanilla and 150ml water in a pan over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Kahlua is a coffee flavoured liquor from Mexico. I’d happily order it all night long except that I try (operative word here being try!) Since I love it, the calorie count also stays down. Grind beans and pull a double shot of espresso. Join my free email list to receive THREE free cookbooks! Mission accomplished: this chilled, refreshing cocktail combines espresso coffee, coffee liquor, and simple syrup. Make this an after dinner cocktail by serving it alongside bowls of caramel popcorn or platters of Chocolate Covered Strawberries that people can graze on. People quite often get confused of the difference between Kahlua and Baileys. N x. Im a mixologist from the Bellagio in Las Vegas! Pour espresso into martini shaker. Tag me on Instagram at. I love hearing how you went with my recipes! Just shake vigorously in a cocktail shaker with ice, and voila! I order it when I need a pick-me-up at social gatherings. Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting, Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork), Espresso coffee from a proper coffee machine = nice crema (foam) on coffee = nice foam layer on surface of Espresso Martini. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/222881/espresso-martini-cocktail Serve immediately. Shake well for 30 seconds. Add Bailey’s, Kahlua, vodka, and ice. Using instant coffee granules, a French Press or similar won’t give you the same result, no matter how vigorously you shake the cocktail shaker. Your email address will not be published. Cover and shake 10 times. I’ve seen some at my local liquor store, and I’d be surprised if Aldi didn’t have a knock-off bargain version! Subscribe to my newsletter and follow along on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram for all of the latest updates. You need the foam for the coffee beans to float on the surface. Pour espresso into martini shaker. You just need to cook clever and get creative! Cool coffee prior to use otherwise it will melt the ice and dilute the flavour. Not so much sugar cane in Ireland,you know? Hungry for more? The best substitute for Kahlua is an alternative brand of coffee liquor. Turn up heat and bubble for 5min, until slightly reduced and syrupy. Notify me via e-mail if anyone answers my comment. It is easy to drink and is better your way but it lasts longer and is faster my way. I just fill a glass with crushed ice and use about 1/3 of each of the coffee and liquors. *It is important to use pasteurized egg whites. And here’s how to make it an espresso martini. On the other hand, Kahlua is a dark brown colour, the colour of coffee. Here's how to make an espresso martini from scratch. It won’t alter the taste or texture of the cocktail but once you shake it up, you’ll end up with an awesome froth on the surface. I do not, however, listen to myself, so here I am watching Restaurants at the Edge on Netflix, fantasizing about traveling and really enjoying an Espresso Martini. The result is a foamy espresso martini. Cut off lemon peel and place on edge of glass. Shake the martini shaker well and pour into a martini glass along with some of the ice. Place the vodka, kahlua and espresso in a cocktail shaker with ice. The difference is that Baileys Irish Cream is made with Irish Whiskey and cream, and is a pale brown cream colour. Clearly I had too many of these when I wrote the post! How would you make this with instant coffee? As a shameless coffee addict, this is hands down one of my favourite cocktails. Dangerously drinkable with a good slog of liquor, this coffee cocktail is made with espresso, vodka and Kahlua. Rumor has it that this popular drink originated in London in the 1980s when Kate Moss asked bartender Dick Bradsell for a boozy drink that would also wake her up. Are you sure that Bailey’s is made with rum and not whiskey? Your email address will not be published. HOT TIP! That time he couldn’t figure out how to get out the dog door with this new toy snake…. Copyright 2016 Breville  |  All Rights Reserved, on Smoky Bloody Mary with Celery Heart & Smoked Bacon, Smoky Bloody Mary with Celery Heart & Smoked Bacon. Espresso Martini is what you make for after dinner drinks, or when you need a pick-me-up but don’t want to fall behind the pack on a night out with your mates! To make a frothy espresso martini, add a pasteurized egg white* to the cocktail shaker. How to Make An Espresso Martini Frothy. If you don’t have a proper coffee machine, just add egg white. Or try it with a classic Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Frosting – because chocolate and coffee? Garnish wtih 3 coffee beans and serve immediately. I believe you can make great food with everyday ingredients even if you’re short on time and cost conscious. Both are delicious straight, over ice! Food Thinkers brings together the best culinary minds in the world through videos, images, recipes, and articles that inspire those who love food.