Cocktail glass of gingerbread and espresso martini cocktail, with sugar around the rim

Gingerbread espresso martini cocktail

  • serves 1
  • Easy

This velvety smooth, espresso and gingerbread cocktail is the perfect warmer for chilly days – or as a cheeky, alcoholic alternative to pudding. Sit back and let the bartender do the work at Brighton’s award-winning Pintxo People (, and Pinchito Tapas in east London (, or mix one up in a matter of minutes at home


Make this gingerbread martini for a festive party drink, then check out our espresso martinipassion fruit martinivesper martini and plenty more martini recipes.

Looking for more Christmas cocktails? Try our classic snowball, eggnog and mulled wine


  • Ketel One vodka 50ml
  • espresso coffee 25ml, chilled
  • gingerbread syrup 15ml, available from
  • coffee beans 3


  • Step 1

    Rim a chilled martini glass with cinnamon and sugar.

    Shake all the liquid ingredients together with some ice and strain into the glass. add the coffee beans and serve.