How do you make a good Chocolate Martini?
Good martinis come in only one flavor and in one color: gin and
white, respectively. James Bond glamorized the "shaken, not
stirred" vodka martini, but that concoction is as much a real
martini as 007 was a real spy.
So drink these alcoholic Shirley Temples if you must, but at
least avoid painting a mustache on the Mona Lisa by calling them
martinis. (Robert Benchley once observed that the perfect martini
was "three parts gin, and enough vermouth to take away that ghastly
Try this recipe:
2 parts dark crème de cacao
1 part vodka
... and, just to make it interesting, perhaps 1 part
Shake it with ice, strain and serve. (A lump of bubble gum would
be an appropriate garnish, or maybe use a Tootsie Roll as a swizzle
Lady Godiva Chocolate Martini
(courtesy of Martiniart.com)
This wonderful chocolate martini is well worth the investment in
the fine ingredients. What a wondefully sinful way to excite a
- 2 ounces of Godiva Dark Chocolate liqueur
- 2 ounces of Creme de Cacao
- 1 ounce of half-and-half
- 2 ounces of freezing Goldenbarr Chocolate vodka
- 1 tablespoon of shaved white chocolate
- 2 well chilled, classy looking martini glasses
- Combine the Godiva Chocolate liqueur, Creme de Cacao, and
Goldenbarr Chocolate vodka into a cocktail shaker half full of
- Shake for one full minute.
- Add the half-and-half to the shaker and gently swirl (circular
- Strain your fine chocolate creation into your martini
- Top each martini with shaved chocolate.
- You'll be in chocolate heaven.
- Although I didn't specify it in the recipe, the presence of a
beautiful gal with flowing blonde hair on a white stallion will
only serve to make this martini recipe even better!
It's the only chocolate martini recipe we use in our bar...it's