Espresso Martini Cocktail Recipe

Espresso Martini Cocktail Recipe

Pick me up with Our Baileys Absolut Vodka Espresso Martini Recipe!

The Lagos night hums with energy, a kaleidoscope of sights and sounds that ignite the senses. Capture this vibrant spirit in your next cocktail soirée with our irresistible Baileys Absolut Vodka Espresso Martini recipe! Crafted with the finest ingredients and a touch of Lagos flair, this trendy cocktail is sure to impress even the most discerning of palates. Baileys Absolut Vodka Espresso Martini cocktail recipe
History: Back in the 1980s, a bartender had a surprising encounter with a famous supermodel who really wanted a drink. To please her, he whipped up something special: a mix of fresh espresso, vodka, Kahlua (which is a coffee-flavored liqueur), and a bit of sugar. After shaking it all together and pouring it into a fancy glass, he created a drink that became famous worldwide—the Espresso Martini. Since then, it's been a favourite for people who enjoy a little kick of coffee with their cocktails.


  • 50 ml Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • 50 ml freshly brewed espresso
  • 25 ml Absolut vodka
  • Coffee beans or alternative garnish option (e.g., cocoa powder) for garnish


  1. Begin by filling a cocktail shaker with ice cubes, setting the stage for your mixology adventure.
  2. Pour 50 ml freshly brewed espresso or instant coffee
  3. Then pour 25 ml Absolut vodka
  4. Lastly pour 50ml of the Baileys Original Irish Cream.
  5. Secure the lid tightly on the shaker and shake vigorously for approximately 15-20 seconds.
  6. Once thoroughly mixed, strain the cocktail into a sleek martini glass.
  7. Garnish with coffee beans or alternative garnish option, such as a sprinkle of cocoa powder, for that added touch of elegance.

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Safety Note: As always, remember to drink responsibly and enjoy in moderation.

Strength Variation: Want to adjust the coffee flavour? Simply increase or decrease the amount to suit your taste preferences.

Enhancing the Lagos Vibe: The Espresso Martini may have originated in London, but Lagos puts its own spin on this classic cocktail. From using a more intense coffee blend to adding a touch of local spice, our recipe captures the essence of Lagos in every sip.

My Mini Bar is your one-stop shop for premium spirits, wines, and DIY cocktail kits in Lagos. We're passionate about empowering DIT mixologists and bringing the vibrant energy of Lagos to your gathering. Get ready to shake, sip, and enjoy the rich flavours of Lagos with our alcohol selection, DIY Cocktail kits and recipes. Cheers to unforgettable cocktail moments, My Mini Bar style!

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