Midnight Martini

Midnight Martini

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  • Total: 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 cocktail (1 serving)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
116 Calories
0g Fat
6g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 cocktail (1 serving)
Amount per serving
Calories 116
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Protein 0g
Calcium 71mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

The Midnight Martini is an interestingly simple cocktail that—when deeper-colored liqueurs are used—looks as dark as midnight. Try this one out with Van Gogh's Espresso or Double Espresso Vodka or Three Olives Triple Shot Espresso, though do be warned that all of them have quite the caffeine kick.

You can add cinnamon syrup as an optional ingredient to the original recipe for two reasons: cinnamon is a great compliment to coffee and it gives the drink a little something extra. Cinnamon syrup is very easy to make yourself and it's a great addition to regularly stock in both the bar and kitchen because it's an ingredient that can be used to enhance many different recipes, even if that's just your morning cup of coffee. If you prefer, use another flavored syrup to customize the martini to your own taste.

Midnight Martinis are also often served as a shooter—just shake, strain into a shot glass and go for it.

Ingredients

Steps to Make It

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

  2. Stir with a bar spoon.

  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  4. Garnish with a lemon twist.