This frozen twist on the classic cocktail is perfect for sipping in hot weather. The coffee liqueur provides sweetness—no extra added sugars needed. Freezing the coffee into ice cubes helps chill the drink without diluting the flavor.

EatingWell.com, July 2022

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Credit: Fred Hardy

Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
4 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Pour coffee (or espresso) into an ice cube tray. Freeze until solid, about 4 hours.

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  • Combine the coffee ice cubes, coffee liqueur, vodka and vanilla in a blender; process until smooth, about 1 minute. Divide between 2 chilled coupe martini glasses; garnish each with 3 coffee beans, if desired. Serve immediately.

Equipment

Ice cube tray

Nutrition Facts

1 cocktail
125 calories; carbohydrates 10g; sugars 8g; added sugar 4g; folate 3mg; sodium 5mg; calcium 3mg; magnesium 5mg; phosphorus 7mg; potassium 81mg.
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