A festive martini for the espresso lover! Infused with a peppermint simple syrup, this easy to make martini comes together in under 10 minutes. The perfect dessert cocktail to serve at your next holiday gathering, whether it’s a festive brunch or late-night drinks and appetizers.
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Peppermint simple syrup
In a small saucepan over low heat whisk together the sugar, water and peppermint extract. Bring mixture to a gentle simmer and remove from heat. Refrigerate until ready to use. This can be made up to a week in advance.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the coffee liqeur, vodka, espresso and simple syrup. Mix until chilled and well combined.
Rim a stemmed glass with sprinkles. Strain mixture into glass and garnish with espresso beans.