Indulge in Decadent Coffee Dessert Martini Recipe

Welcome coffee lovers! I’m thrilled to share with you my latest obsession and top-secret recipe for the most decadent dessert martini ever – the Coffee Dessert Martini. It’s no secret that I’m a coffee aficionado, and this recipe has become my go-to cocktail whether I’m entertaining guests, indulging in some self-care, or wrapping up a busy day at work.

I guarantee that you’ll fall head over heels in love with this espresso-based cocktail made with premium ingredients and fantastic garnishes. It’s a perfect blend of sweet chocolate liqueur, rich espresso, and the finest coffee liqueurs. The familiarity of an espresso martini mixed with the sweet satisfaction of a chocolate dessert is what makes this recipe a winner.

The Coffee Dessert Martini is versatile enough to enjoy year-round – whether during a warm summer evening or cozy winter night in. It’s also perfect for those who love boozy coffee drinks like me but crave something different from the usual Irish cream concoctions. Trust me; this recipe hits the spot!

So, grab your shaker, fancy glasses, fresh raspberries and get ready to shake things up. With my easy step-by-step instructions and helpful tips, it’s so easy to create the ultimate Coffee Dessert Martini without breaking a sweat. Let’s get started!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Coffee Dessert Martini
Coffee Dessert Martini

Are you looking for a drink recipe that will take your coffee game to the next level? Look no further than this delicious Coffee Dessert Martini Recipe.

Picture yourself sipping on a martini that not only has a kick of caffeine but also combines the rich flavors of chocolate liqueur, fresh raspberries, and Chambord raspberry liquor. It’s the perfect drink to enjoy when you’re craving something sweet with a touch of sophistication.

Whether you’re making it for a cozy night in or serving it up at a fancy dinner party, this martini recipe is sure to impress all your guests. Plus, with so many variations available – including tiramisu and dalgona coffee versions – you can keep experimenting until you find your perfect combination.

And let’s face it: who doesn’t love a good cocktail recipe? Especially when it involves ingredients like brewed coffee, cocoa powder, and espresso vodka. So go on – shake up your routine and give this Coffee Dessert Martini Recipe a try. You won’t regret it.

Ingredient List

 This martini is a coffee lover's dream come true.
This martini is a coffee lover’s dream come true.

Here are the ingredients you’ll need to make this indulgent coffee dessert martini recipe:

  • 1 shot of espresso (1 oz) or cold brew
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce each of:
  • coffee liqueur (like Kahlua)
  • chocolate liqueur (like Creme de Cacao)
  • raspberry liquor (like Chambord)
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Fresh raspberries for garnish
  • Cocoa powder and coffee beans for garnish

If you can’t get raspberry liquor, feel free to substitute it with another fruity liquor like pineapple. The recipe makes enough for one serving, but feel free to adjust the ingredients as needed if you want to serve a crowd.

The Recipe How-To

 Sip on this indulgent coffee treat after dinner or as a special brunch beverage.
Sip on this indulgent coffee treat after dinner or as a special brunch beverage.

Assembling Ingredients

Before we can make our Coffee Dessert Martini, we must make sure that we have all the necessary ingredients on hand. In this recipe, you will need:

  • 1 oz Chambord raspberry liquor
  • 1 oz Creme de Cacao
  • 1 oz espresso
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup

Preparing the Cocktail Shaker

Once we have all the ingredients ready, it’s time to prepare the cocktail shaker. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake it well to chill the shaker. Our goal here is to create a perfect blend of flavors while keeping our drink refreshingly cold.

Mixing the Ingredients

After chilling our cocktail shaker, add all the ingredients (except fresh raspberries) into the shaker. Shake the cocktail shaker vigorously for few minutes so that every ingredient gets mixed perfectly. Remember not to overdo it with shaking as there should be no dilution of flavors.

Adding Garnish

After shaking well, strain our freshly-made coffee martini into a chilled martini glass. You can now add garnishes such as fresh raspberries or sprinkle some cocoa powder on top – it adds flavor and makes our martini look lovely. Using a fresh raspberry and chocolate liqueur as garnish also gives you an added treat at the bottom of your martini glass after finishing your drink.

Enjoying Your Coffee Dessert Martini

Congratulations! You’ve just made your own Coffee Dessert Martini. Coffee cocktails never go out of style, and this classic cocktail definitely fits any occasion. You can also experiment with different variations of espresso and vodka to create unique martinis that complement any mood or dessert.

Substitutions and Variations

 This isn't your average martini - it's infused with the rich flavor of coffee and creamy sweetness.
This isn’t your average martini – it’s infused with the rich flavor of coffee and creamy sweetness.

When it comes to making a coffee dessert martini recipe, there are many variations that you can try to customize the drink according to your taste. Here are some substitutions and variations that you can experiment with:

– Use cold brew instead of espresso: For a richer flavor, substitute the espresso in the recipe with cold brew. Cold brew is made by steeping coffee grounds in cold water for hours, resulting in a smoother and less acidic taste.

– Swap out the liqueurs: The recipe calls for Chambord raspberry liquor, Creme de Cacao, and coffee liqueur, but you can try different types of liqueurs to create new flavor combinations. For example, swap the raspberry liquor for Irish cream or the chocolate liqueur for amaretto.

– Vary the vodka: Vodka is an essential ingredient in this recipe, but you can use different types of vodka to add complexity to the drink. Try using flavored vodka like vanilla or caramel or experiment with herb-infused vodkas.

– Add fruit: To give your coffee dessert martini a fresh twist, consider adding fresh raspberries or other seasonal fruits. Muddle them at the bottom of your shaker before adding your other ingredients for extra flavor.

– Add ice cream: For an indulgent version of this cocktail, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream to the shaker. This will give the cocktail a creamier texture and make it perfect as an after-dinner dessert drink.

Overall, don’t be afraid to get creative with this recipe and try something new! With so many possible variations and substitutions available, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination. Just remember to keep your ingredients balanced so that you don’t overpower any of the flavors.

Serving and Pairing

 Perfect for impressing your friends with your mixology skills at your next party.
Perfect for impressing your friends with your mixology skills at your next party.

When it comes to serving this coffee dessert martini, it’s all about the presentation. You’ll want to choose a stylish cocktail glass to show off the rich and decadent ingredients. A classic martini glass or a stemless option both work great, but feel free to get creative.

This dessert martini is sinfully delicious on its own, but pairing it with a complementary dessert can really take it over the edge. Consider serving it alongside chocolate-covered strawberries or other chocolate desserts for a harmonious pairing of flavors.

If you’re entertaining guests, this martini recipe is sure to impress. Serve it as a classy after-dinner drink or as a unique addition to any party menu. It also makes for an indulgent treat while relaxing at home after a long day.

When it comes down to it, this coffee dessert martini is perfect anytime you’re looking for something that’s simultaneously comforting and indulgent. So go ahead and treat yourself – you deserve it!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 A coffee dessert martini is a sophisticated twist on a classic drink.
A coffee dessert martini is a sophisticated twist on a classic drink.

Once you try this delicious coffee dessert martini recipe, you’ll want to make it again and again. But, what do you do when you don’t have time to make it fresh every time? The good news is that this recipe can be made ahead of time, stored, and reheated easily.

If you want to make this drink ahead of time, you’ll need to follow the steps in the recipe as written. Then, transfer the drink to a clean bottle with an airtight lid and store it in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. When you’re ready to serve it, give the bottle a quick shake and pour it into glasses over ice.

Storing this drink is easy – you can simply place any leftovers back into the bottle with an airtight lid and in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. However, it’s best to use fresh ingredients whenever possible for optimal flavor.

Reheating this drink is not recommended as heat can alter the taste of the ingredients. If you must reheat it, set up a double boiler by filling a pot halfway with water and placing it on medium heat on your stove. Place the bottle with your coffee martini mix inside another pot that fits over the first one without touching the water. Heat until warmed through but avoid overheating or boiling.

Now that you know how easy it is to store your coffee martini mix, there’s no reason not to enjoy this yummy drink whenever you crave it!

Tips for Perfect Results

 Brew up some espresso to make the bold base of this martini.
Brew up some espresso to make the bold base of this martini.

Are you looking to impress your guests with the best coffee dessert martini? Here are some tips that will help you make it perfectly every time.

1. Use fresh ingredients

For the best flavor, always use fresh ingredients. Fresh raspberries, coffee beans, and cocoa powder will give your cocktail a rich, full-bodied flavor that’s hard to beat.

2. Shake well

When making a coffee martini, it’s essential to shake it well to create a frothy texture. This will ensure all of the ingredients are well combined and create the perfect balance of flavors.

3. Use cold brew or freshly brewed espresso

The key to a great coffee cocktail is using freshly brewed coffee or cold brew. The quality of the coffee can have a significant impact on the overall taste of your cocktail.

4. Experiment with different liqueurs

There are many variations of this classic cocktail, and you can easily experiment with different liqueurs to create unique flavors. Try using different types of chocolate liqueur or raspberry liquor in place of the usual options for a fun twist.

5. Garnish with chocolate shavings or berries

Garnishing your martini with chocolate shavings or fresh raspberries will add an extra touch of elegance to your cocktail. Make sure to add them right before serving for the most visual appeal.

6. Add ice cream for a delicious dessert variation

If you want to take your cocktail to the next level, try adding a scoop of vanilla or chocolate ice cream just before shaking. This little trick turns your martini into a dessert that everyone will love.

By following these tips, you can make sure that every martini made with this recipe is perfect every time. With so many variations on this classic recipe, there are endless possibilities for creating new and exciting coffee cocktails that everyone will love. So go ahead and experiment until you find your perfect combination!


Before we wrap up this recipe article, let’s answer a few frequently asked questions about coffee dessert martinis. Confused about the difference between a coffee martini and an espresso martini? Unsure of how to store your leftovers? Keep reading, because we’ve got you covered!

What martini is made of coffee?

Coffee Martini and Espresso Martini are two distinct vodka martinis that feature coffee-based ingredients. While Espresso Martini is a well-known cocktail invented in the 1980s, containing espresso, vodka, and Kahlúa; Coffee Martini is a unique variation that differ in taste and recipe.

Why do they put 3 beans in espresso martinis?

The espresso martini cocktail offers a range of possibilities for customization, but one detail that remains constant is the garnish of three espresso beans delicately placed atop the drink. This tradition dates back to the idea that these three beans bring about good fortune in health, wealth, and happiness.

What alcohol is in a Coffee Martini?

If you are looking for a pick-me-up cocktail that packs a punch, then you need to try this recipe. First, in a shaker filled with ice, combine vodka, coffee liqueur, freshly brewed espresso, and some simple syrup. Give it a good shake until everything is well-mixed and chilled. Then, strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass. To finish things off, add a little garnish by placing 3 coffee beans on top of the cocktail. Trust me, this drink will give you the energy you need to power through anything.

Can you use coffee instead of espresso for martini?

When it comes to creating an espresso martini but lacking an espresso machine, utilizing either cold brew or drip coffee can be done. Through cold brew, one can extract a high concentration of coffee that can be a perfect replacement for espresso. On the other hand, brewed coffee can also provide an option for those who prefer less intense flavors and a less potent brew.

Bottom Line

Whether you’re a coffee fanatic or a cocktail connoisseur, this Coffee Dessert Martini recipe is sure to be a hit. With its decadent combination of rich chocolate, tangy raspberry, and smooth espresso flavors, it’s the perfect after-dinner drink to serve to your guests or enjoy by yourself.

By following these detailed instructions and tips, you’ll be able to make a martini that’s as delicious as it is beautiful. Whether you choose to make it with vodka, coffee liqueur, raspberry liquor or any other country liqueur – the recipe is versatile for experimentation! Shake well with ice and top with fresh raspberries and cocoa powder for an extra touch of glamour.

So why settle for the same old boring dessert when you can elevate your after-dinner experience with this luxurious coffee cocktail? I know I’ll be enjoying mine every chance I get!

Coffee Dessert Martini

Coffee Dessert Martini Recipe

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Beverage
Cuisine International
Calories 101.1 kcal


  • 2 ounces cold espresso (sweetened if needed) or 2 ounces strong coffee (sweetened if needed)
  • 1 ounce chocolate syrup or 1 ounce Creme de Cacao
  • 1 ounce raspberry flavored syrup or 1 ounce Chambord raspberry liquor
  • ice cube (about 8)
  • sweetened whipped cream, for garnish
  • cocoa powder, for garnish
  • fresh raspberry, for garnish


  • Add espresso, syrups, and ice cubes to a cocktail shaker; cover.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  • Top with dollop of sweetened whipped cream; garnish with cocoa powder and a few fresh raspberries.
  • Serve with a spoon.

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Serving: 235gCalories: 101.1kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 1.4gFat: 2.6gSaturated Fat: 1.2gCholesterol: 0.6mgSodium: 106.8mgFiber: 0.8gSugar: 9.5g
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