The origin of this riff on the Espresso Martini is unknown, but one sip go it will transport you three weeks ahead to Christmas Eve. Now I have discovered this drink, I know what me and my partner will be having the night before there Big Day. There are a bunch of versions of this cocktail – some use vodka, some use gin. We have gone for the vodka as it seems to be the most common variant.
Gingerbread Espresso Martini
- 50ml vodka
- 15ml gingerbread syrup
- 25ml chilled espresso
- Cinnamon, coffee beans and candied ginger to garnish
Rim a martini glass with cinnamon
Shake all the ingredients with ice. Strain into the glass and garnish with three coffee beans and a skewered cube of candied ginger.