Macchiato Martini

Charleston Coffee Roasters Macchiato Martini

Discover our Macchiato Martini, featuring a strongly brewed coffee, vodka, and a creamy vanilla topping. Made with Charleston Coffee Roasters coffee, this recipe adds a new twist on the typical espresso martini. Share it at gatherings with friends or make it as a small treat for yourself to unwind and relax.

Charleston Coffee Roasters Macchiato Martini


Coffee Syrup:

1/2 cup espresso or strongly brewed coffee

1/2 cup granulated sugar

Vanilla Cold Foam:

1/2 cup half and half cream

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the Martini: (per drink) 

1 1/2 ounces vodka

1 shot of espresso or 1 oz strongly brewed coffee


2 tablespoons Vanilla Cold Foam

Coffee beans, for garnish


  1. To make the coffee syrup, place the brewed coffee and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a low simmer until the sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes.  
  2. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly. Store the simple syrup in a clean jar. It will stay fresh in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. 
  3. To make the martini, place the vodka, shot of espresso or coffee, coffee syrup, and ice in a shaker. Shake vigorously, then strain into a chilled martini glass. 
  4. Carefully layer the vanilla cold foam onto the vodka mixture then garnish with coffee beans and enjoy!

Whether you’re dreaming of a laid-back evening by the fireplace or looking to elevate your mixology game, try our Macchiato Martini.  It’s delicious! 

Charleston Coffee Roasters Macchiato Martini