Chocolate Martini

A delicious cocktail for a true chocoholic. This drink is great for holidays or a celebration of any kind.This recipe is...
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A delicious cocktail for a true chocoholic. This drink is great for holidays or a celebration of any kind.

This recipe is courtesy of garnishwithalemon.com.

Ingredients

  • 1/2  Ounce  Godiva chocolate liqueur
  • 1 1/2  Ounce  crème de cocoa
  • 1/2  Ounce  vanilla vodka
  • 2 1/2  Ounces  milk
  • Chocolate syrup

Directions

Fill a martini shaker half full with ice and add the Godiva Liqueuer, an ounce of crème de cocoa, vanilla vodka, and milk. Shake vigorously to mix up. Swirl the inside of the martini glass with the chocolate syrup and then strain the chocolate martini into the glass. Serve immediately.

 

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Chocolate Wine Pairing

Sweet chenin blanc, muscat, or amontillado sherry with nut-based desserts; sauternes or sweet German wines with pound cake, cheesecake, and other mildly sweet desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines with sweeter desserts; sweet chenin blanc or muscat or Alsatian vendange tardive (late harvest) wines, port, madeira, late-harvest zinfandel, or cabernet sauvignon or cabernet franc with chocolate desserts.

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