Photo: Hayley Harrison
A suave concoction of vodka, coffee, and coffee liqueurs guaranteed to get—and keep—the joint jumping.
When it comes to cocktails, stiffer is better. Trust me, I know: I've served this one all over the world—from Monte Carlo to Mexico, for Oscar parties and Oprah's Legends Ball—and the results were guaranteed festivity. Sip it from a sexy martini glass during cocktail hour, or serve it as a dessert shot to transform a quiet dinner into an all-out dance-a-thon.
1 ounce premium vodka (or tequila, if you prefer)
1 ounce cold espresso
½ ounce Tia Maria
½ ounce Kahlúa Especial
To Prepare Drink
Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass (or three shot glasses).
To Serve (optional)
Rub the pith of an orange along the rim of each glass. Dip rim into cocoa powder spiked with a dash of cayenne pepper; tap glass to remove excess. Pour drink.
From the March 2006 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
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