If the cold days and nights are already starting to take their toll then warm up with this fabulous recipe for a warm and delicious Amarula cocktail. The purely indulgent Amarula Espresso Martini offers a little kick and is a bit of a triple threat with generous helpings of Amarula Cream, chocolate and coffee. Keep reading for the full recipe so you can make this yummy drink at home.

If you love this recipe then make sure you also look out for Amarula’s gift packs at liquor stores. The gift packs are a great way to spoil yoursel, a friend or even your mom this Mother’s Day. Choose from a bottle of Amarula Cream offered with two glasses or a gift pack that comes with a bottle and a fun lantern. There’s also a bottle of Amarula Cream packaged with a beautiful collector’s edition coffee cup and saucer featuring a design by South African graphic artist and printmaker Motsamai Thabane. And, don’t forget the Amarula-infused chocolates or fudge!

Amarula Espresso Martini

Amarula Cream shaken with hot espresso and Nachtmusik chocolate liqueur. Served straight up in a chilled martini glass and completed with a dollop of whipped cream, coffee beans and a chocolate dusting.


2 shots (50 ml) Amarula Cream
1 ½ shots hot espresso or strong brewed filter coffee
½ shot (12.5 ml) Nachtmusik chocolate liqueur
Glass: Chilled martini (no ice)
Garnish: Shaved or grated white, milk and/or dark chocolate


Pour the Amarula Cream, hot espresso or coffee, and Nachtmusik chocolate liqueur into a cocktail shaker or container with a lid to seal.

Shake well and strain into the chilled martini glass. Do not add ice.

Garnish with shaved or grated white, milk and/or dark chocolate.

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