Chocolate Cocktails: 10 Ways to Drink Away Your Sweet Tooth Slideshow

Why just eat dessert when you can drink it instead?
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Chocolate Cocktails: 10 Ways to Drink Away Your Sweet Tooth

Chocolate Cocktails: 10 Ways to Drink Away Your Sweet Tooth

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Sometimes, you want dessert. Sometimes, you want a cocktail. When you can’t decide, why not have the best of both worlds and enjoy a dessert-like cocktail that brings out your inner chocoholic?

The key to the perfect chocolate cocktail is balance. For example, you shouldn’t add extra sugar when creating a cocktail with a liqueur, which has a higher sugar content than liquor. Also, if you’re adding plain chocolate, make sure it’s good quality. We recommend using good baking chocolate so that the flavor is as rich as can be.

Brands like Van Gogh and Godiva have made the mixing easy for us by creating spirits that are already infused with chocolate. Made from the finest quality cocoa beans in the world, Van Gogh Chocolate Vodka is sweet enough to provide a chocolatey taste without being too sugary. This quality makes it the perfect accompaniment to vanilla vodka and butterscotch schnapps creating a cocktail that tastes pretty much like a vodka infused Milky Way. 

Looking to cease your sweet tooth with more chocolate-focused cocktails? Read on for 10 sugary cocktails and prepare to drink your dessert.

Chocolate Cannoli Cocktail

Chocolate Cannoli Cocktail

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All you need are three ingredients to bring a cannoli-inspired cocktail to life. Just mix Faretti Biscotti Liqueur, Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, and milk together in a cocktail shaker, strain it into a martini glass, and slip away into sweet, cannoli paradise.

Click here for the Chocolate Cannoli Cocktail recipe.

Chocolate Martini

Chocolate Martini

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This is a simple, delicious cocktail for a true chocoholic. With rich, Godiva Chocolate Liqueur and vanilla vodka, this dessert drink is great for holidays, wedding and baby showers, or a celebration of any kind.

Click here for the Chocolate Martini recipe.

Chocolate Chip Margarita

Chocolate Chip Margarita

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Who doesn’t love a pitcher cocktail? Sauza found a way to jazz up a margarita by mixing Blue Silver 100 percent agave tequila with chocolate chile liqueur and cream. The purity of the agave keeps the flavors clean. No worms here!

Click here for the Chocolate Chip Margarita recipe.

Chocolate Negroni

Chocolate Negroni

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This Italian classic gets a chocolate makeover thanks to the addition of crème de cacao and chocolate bitters. A dash of chili powder brings the heat, while good quality chocolate shavings add texture and taste.

Click here for the Chocolate Negroni recipe.

Creamy Nutella Shot

Creamy Nutella Shot

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If pouring vodka into a jar of Nutella was a thing, we would have tried it by now. This cocktail offers that would-be concept in shot form, which is genius if you ask us.

Click here for the Creamy Nutella shot recipe.

Dutch Tea

Dutch Tea

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Numi created a rich, chocolatey tea that is great on its own, but even better when mixed with Dutch chocolate vodka and cream. Served hot and with a dollop of cream, it’s a great ending to any meal.

Click here for the Dutch Tea recipe.

Little Black Dress

Little Black Dress

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There is a reason a square of dark chocolate goes so nicely with a glass of red wine. The flavors are meant for each other, so when you combine them to create hot cocoa, its heaven in a cup. This cocktail has hints of cherry, clove, and soft floral notes that bring the flavors of bittersweet chocolate to life.

Click here for the Little Black Dress recipe.

Milky Way Martini

Milky Way Martini

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The holidays never have to end thanks to Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate Vodka and Vanilla Vodka. They marry perfectly in this cocktail, echoing one of America’s most classic candy bars.

Click here for the Milky Way Martini recipe.

Peanut Butter Cup Martini

Peanut Butter Cup Martini

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What goes well with chocolate? Peanut butter, of course! Imagine the peanut butter cup melted into a delicious drink. Create this cocktail, and that is exactly what you’ll be doing.

Click here for the Peanut Butter Cup Martini recipe. 

Wake Up Cocktail

Wake Up Cocktail

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This recipe complements the hints of creamy cocoa in Baileys Original Irish Cream with the decadent flavors of Godiva Dark Chocolate. Give your dessert the kick it needs with this espresso and chocolate martini.

Click here for the Wake Up Cocktail recipe.

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