Bailey’s Flat White Martini is a drink that will have you saying G’day mate with a wee bit of an Irish accent! Crafted to mimic the flavor of the Australian espresso drink, but with the kick of Bailey’s Irish Cream in a martini form. It’s Australia meets Ireland and it’s the perfect drink to celebrate St. Patty’s Day this year!
I became familiar with the Flat White this year when Starbucks introduced it to America and instantly fell in love. When I came across this drink recipe one day, I knew I had to try it. Creamy Bailey’s combined with coffee is a great combination and I was not disappointed! I’ve also have a bit of a weekly relationship with martinis these days. I just love all the creative flavors you can make with martinis…not to mention how beautiful they look in a martini glass and coffee flavored martinis are one of my favorite kinds of martinis.
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I made this drink using Mint Chocolate flavored Bailey’s, but any flavor of Bailey’s Irish Cream will work. I also made the espresso used in the drink from instant espresso, but if you have access to an espresso machine, go for the real deal. I even think some very strong coffee would work well too, although I haven’t tried it. The froth that forms on the top of the drink is just amazing, and it’s finished perfectly with three coffee beans for a great presentation!
So ditch the green beer this year and try something different! Give the Bailey’s Flat White Martini a try and say G’day with an Irish accent!
Bailey's Flat White Martini
- 100 ml any flavor Bailey's Irish Cream
- 50 ml espresso or strong coffee cooled to room temperature
- 20 ml half and half creamer
- 6 coffee beans to finish
Fill shaker half way with ice. Combine the Bailey's, espresso, and half and half and pour over ice.
Close shaker and shake well to combine.
Strain into two martini glasses and garnish each with three coffee beans.
Recipe source: baileys.com
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