Espresso martinis are back and they are a lovely way to use this homemade espresso-vanilla infused liqueur. It also makes a great holiday gift for those who like to imbibe an occasional fancy cocktail at home. 

Martha Stewart Living, December 2021

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Credit: Justin Walker

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
3 days
Yield:
Makes 4 to 5 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine espresso, cinnamon sticks, and vodka in a large nonreactive jar; cover and let stand at room temperature 1 to 2 days. Strain through a cheese-cloth-lined sieve, then through a coffee-filter-lined sieve. Stir in simple syrup to taste, then vanilla. Divide mixture among clean jars. Refrigerate up to 3 months.

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Cook's Notes

You can download the free, printable gift tags you see on the bottles here

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