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Carrot Cake Espresso Martini

The Carrot Cake Espresso Martini is a stand out for someone who’s mixed countless drinks. It’s a creative twist on the classic by blending the rich and bold flavors of espresso with the sweet, comforting notes of carrot cake. The drink combines vodka, coffee liqueur, espresso, carrot juice, maple syrup, and irish cream, creating a perfect balance of sweet and strong. It’s a favorite for those who appreciate a nice flavor in their glass. Give this recipe a try.

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Carrot Cake Espresso Martini

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
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Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Discover the unique Carrot Cake Espresso Martini for a perfect blend of coffee and sweet carrot flavors. Try the recipe now.


  • 2 oz Espresso chilled
  • 2 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz Carrot Juice
  • 1/2 oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 1/4 tsp Irish Cream
  • 1/4 oz Maple Syrup you can adjust to desired sweetness
  • A pinch of Ground Cinnamon
  • Powdered sugar on top for garnish
  • Grated Nutmeg or Cinnamon Stick for garnish


  • Chill Your Glass:
  • Start by placing your martini glass in the freezer to chill. A cold glass will keep your martini crisp and refreshing.
  • Combine Ingredients:
  • In a shaker, add the vodka, coffee liqueur, chilled espresso, carrot juice, maple syrup, Irish cream, and a pinch of ground cinnamon. The simple syrup adds a subtle sweetness that complements the carrot and espresso flavors beautifully.
  • Shake It Up:
  • Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds. This not only chills the mixture but also ensures that all the flavors are well combined.
  • Strain and Serve:
  • Strain the mixture into your chilled martini glass. The frothy top from the shaken espresso adds a delightful texture to the drink.
  • Garnish:
  • If desired, top with powdered sugar and a sprinkle of grated nutmeg or a cinnamon stick for an extra touch of carrot cake flavor.
  • Enjoy:
  • Serve immediately and enjoy the perfect balance of coffee and carrot cake flavors in this Carrot Cake Espresso Martini cocktail.
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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