This week for VE Day we are making the British Classic cocktail an Espresso Martini. This drink was supposedly created in the early 1980’s when Dick Bradsel apparently was asked by a famous model for a drink that would “wake me up”. And from that and an espresso machine plus some alcohol, the drink was born. When we make our Espresso Martini we use, Vodka, a Coffee Liqueur such as Kahlua, Sugar syrup and a nice strong shot of coffee.
1:1 of sugar & hot water – eg. (100ml hot water/100g sugar) Then leave to cool.
PS. No shaker? – You can use a water bottle or jar to mix the ingredients together instead. Note: Be careful when opening as coffee expands during shaking to give you the signature foam.
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