12 Cocktails of Christmas #3



  • 25 ml Kahlua
  • 35ml Vanilla Vodka
  • 10ml Homemade Spice Syrup (see recipe below)
  • Double Espresso


Shake and strain all ingredients into martini glass. Top with a layer of lightly whipped cream and garnish with Demerara, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Homemade Spice Syrup RecipeTHE SUSSEX Santa's espresso martini (3)

This is made by bringing 50/50 caster sugar and water to a gentle boil with 10 cloves and a cinnamon stick, 1 star anise and a pinch of grated nutmeg per 1 pint. Stir until clear and reduce by 1/4 and then

This syrup is very versatile and a great way to infuse a quick dash of Christmas-y flavour. It can also be used for baking and glazes as well as drinks.

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