Coffee recipes for a night out

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Who doesn’t love coffee? We all like to drink a cup of coffee in the morning to get an energy boost. But have you ever considered having your coffee with a martini? Yes, why not mix your coffee with your martini and get a coffee martini. If you mix it with whiskey, you can get an Irish Coffee, mix with gin and get a Dutch coffee.


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This is a different take on a regular martini which contains either gin or vodka with dry vermouth. So to make a coffee martini you need the following.


2 oz vodka/ gin

1 oz strong coffee/espresso

1/2 of coffee liqueur ( Kahlua, Illyquore)


Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and then add the vodka, espresso and coffee liqueur. Give everything a good shake. Next get your cocktail glass and pour out your Coffee Martini.


This is a typical drink you will see on many menus in Irish restaurants. It’s quite easy to make and requires only a few ingredients.


1 cup of strong coffee

1 teaspoon of sugar (optional for taste)

1 – 2 shots of whiskey

whipped cream (optional)


Heat a tall drink glass with hot boiling water. Empty this out and make a regular cup of coffee in the glass. Next add the shots of whiskey. Any brand is fine but I use Paddys whiskey. Next stir all this together. If you want to add some sugar at this stage you so can. Finally top with whisked cream.


This is a Dutch recipe with again contains coffee.


1 Cup of coffee

1 shot of gin

whipped cream

1 teaspoon of sugar


As with the martini add this to a cocktail shaker which contains crushed ice. Add the coffee, the gin and sugar to this and give it a good shake. Finally pour into a glass and garnish with cream and mint.

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Janice is a writer from Chicago, IL. She created the "simple living as told by me" newsletter with more than 12,000 subscribers about Living Better and is a founder of Seekyt.