Learn how to make this classic coffee cocktail. Our easy recipe uses freshly brewed espresso, a dash of coffee liqueur anda simple sugar syrup.
What you’ll need.
For the sugar syrup
For the cocktail
50ml freshly brewed espresso coffee
50ml coffee liqueur (we used Kahlua)
4 coffee beans (optional)
How to make it.
STEP 1 Start by making the sugar syrup. Put the caster sugar in a small pan over a medium heat and pour in 50ml water. Stir, and bring to the boil.
STEP 2 Turn off the heat and allow the mixture to cool. Put 2 martini glasses in the fridge to chill.
STEP 3 Once the sugar syrup is cold, pour 1 tbsp into a cocktail shaker along with a handful of ice, the vodka, espresso and coffee liqueur. Shake until the outside of the cocktail shaker feels icy cold.
STEP 4 Strain into the chilled glasses. Garnish each one with coffee beans if you like.