Frozen Espresso Martini

Indulge in a luxurious Frozen Espresso Martini made with Drambuie, the perfect blend of rich espresso and sweet, spicy liqueur.

Why You Will Love This Recipe

Imagine the rich, bold flavors of espresso paired with the sweet, spicy notes of Drambuie, all blended into a creamy, frosty treat. This Frozen Espresso Martini is a game-changer for cocktail enthusiasts and coffee lovers alike. Whether you’re looking to impress guests at your next gathering or simply indulge in a luxurious drink at home, this recipe is your go-to for a sophisticated yet refreshing experience.

Key Ingredients

  • Frozen Espresso Cubes: Brew your favorite espresso and freeze it into cubes. This is the secret to achieving that perfect icy texture without diluting the bold coffee flavor.
  • Drambuie: This unique liqueur, with its blend of aged Scotch whisky, heather honey, herbs, and spices, adds a distinctive depth and sweetness.
  • Almond Milk: A creamy, dairy-free alternative that complements the flavors beautifully.
  • Vanilla Bean Paste: A dash of vanilla enhances the overall flavor profile, adding a touch of warmth.
  • Maple Syrup: Sweeten to taste for that perfect balance of flavors.

How to Make This Recipe (Shop items from this post here)

  1. Prepare the Frozen Espresso Cubes: Brew a strong espresso, pour it into an ice cube tray, and freeze until solid.
  2. Blend the Ingredients: In a blender, combine 1 part frozen espresso cubes, 1 part Drambuie, 1 part almond milk, 1 teaspoon of vanilla bean extract, and maple syrup to taste.
  3. Blend Until Smooth: Blend the mixture until it reaches a smooth, frosty consistency.
  4. Serve: Pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or a few coffee beans for an elegant touch.

Expert Tips

  • Coffee Quality: Use high-quality espresso for the best flavor. Freshly brewed espresso that’s then frozen ensures the richest taste.
  • Adjust Sweetness: Maple syrup can be adjusted based on your preference. Start with a small amount and add more if desired.
  • Blending Consistency: For a thicker consistency, use more frozen espresso cubes. If you prefer it slightly less thick, add a bit more almond milk.
  • Pair with my delicious Salmon Croquette Truffle Eggs Benedict

FAQ

Can I use regular milk instead of almond milk? Yes, you can substitute regular milk or any other milk alternative based on your preference.

Can I make this recipe ahead of time? It’s best enjoyed immediately after blending, but you can freeze the espresso cubes and have them ready to go.

Yield: 2 servings

Frozen Espresso Martini

Frozen Espresso Martini

Indulge in a luxurious Frozen Espresso Martini made with Drambuie, the perfect blend of rich espresso and sweet, spicy liqueur.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 part frozen espresso cubes
  • 1 part Drambuie
  • 1 part almond milk or milk of choice
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup + more to taste

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Frozen Espresso Cubes: Brew a strong espresso, pour it into an ice cube tray, and freeze until solid.
  2. Blend the Ingredients: In a blender, combine 1 part frozen espresso cubes, 1 part Drambuie, 1 part almond milk, 1 teaspoon of vanilla bean extract, and maple syrup to taste.
  3. Blend Until Smooth: Blend the mixture until it reaches a smooth, frosty consistency.
  4. Serve: Pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or a few coffee beans for an elegant touch.

More Recommendations for Similar Recipes

If you loved this Frozen Espresso Martini, here are a few more recipes to try:

  • Ice Espresso Cocktail: One part Drambuie, 1 part espresso or strong coffee, stir well and enjoy
  • Iced Coffee Cocktail: One part Drambuie, 1 part espresso or strong coffee, 1 part milk and stir well

Sponsored by Drambuie

Crafting cocktails with Drambuie adds a touch of elegance and a unique flavor profile that transforms any drink into a masterpiece. Try this Frozen Espresso Martini and discover why Drambuie is a favorite among mixologists worldwide.

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