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Irish Espresso Martini

A decadent Christmas sip with vodka, coffee and Deluxe Irish Cream Liqueur.

Image: Lidl Ireland

Tip: ​If you’d like a chocolate and cinnamon version of this, simply add 25g of Nutella or another chocolate spread to the ingredients before shaking, and top with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon for serving!

Prep time: 5 mins
Makes: One cocktail
Equipment needed: Martini glass, cocktail shaker with strainer

What you’ll need

  • 70ml Deluxe Irish Cream Liqueur
  • 35ml Vanilla Vodka
  • 60ml double espresso
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Large handful ice
  • White chocolate shavings, to serve


  1. Place all ingredients into a cocktail shaker along with ice. Use fresh-from-the-freezer ice, as melting ice is too watery and will dilute the martini. You want the ice to smash up while chilling the liquid down as this is what creates the frothy top.
  2. Once shaken, tap the side to break the vacuum seal and using a strainer, or strainer on the shaker, pour into chilled glasses.
  3. Garnish with white chocolate shavings.

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