Holiday Cheers No. 6 | Kahlúa Midnight-Magic Martini


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Wow, I know we’re about to celebrate Christmas, but can you believe we’re going to be in 2015 in just ten days!? This time of the year always amazes me, lots of reflection, appreciation, and celebration!

It’s been such a pleasure partnering with Kahlúa on my Holiday Cheers series and sharing delicious cocktails, entertaining and gifting ideas with you this holiday season, all the way back from Halloween! And today, I want to prep you one last drink to help you ring in the new year.

What drink is that?

It’s this smooth Kahlúa Midnight-Magic Martini! Obviously, you don’t need to be a magician to make this cocktail. But it is so easy that it’s almost like magic, and I think the name has a nice ring to it. :)

Check out the recipe below!

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{RECIPE} Midnight-Magic Martini


¾ oz Hiram Walker Caramel Apple Liqueur
¾ oz ABSOLUT Vanilla
¾ oz Kahlúa Coffee Liqueur
1 oz half & half. Optional. I like my martini more dry so I skipped this. But if you like it on the creamier and sweeter side, add the half & half. 


// Add all the above in a shaker, with ice, and shake it like it’s 1999!

// Serve in a chilled glass and add rosemary as garnish.

And just like magic, you got yourself a nice cocktail for the countdown!

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Did you like this recipe?

Be sure to head over to and follow hashtag #KahluaHoliday on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more holiday entertaining inspirations! Trust me, there are so many good ones that you want to bookmark it for next year!

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Thank you all so, so much for following this series! I’m already working on my New Year’s resolution post that I can’t wait to share with you in 2015. Until then, drink up, pat yourself on the back, and have a magical year ahead!

Cheers, my friends! XO Jeanne

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This post is kindly sponsored by Kahlúa, my go-to classic rum and coffee liqueur. All opinions shared here are my own. Thanks so much for supporting my sponsor and letting me share my holiday with you! 

Photography by George Hu. Styling by Jeanne Chan.