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Three Crazy Easy Chocolate Martinis!

It’s Valentine’s Day! Here are three ways to make the perfect Chocolate Martini! Get ready to pour up some martini fun!

Bonus Recipe – Easy Chocolate Martini: Ok, so I admit that this one is pretty simple. Instead of your normal martini with your standard vodka… just use chocolate flavored vodka and some chocolate milk! how easy is that? Oh, skip the olives and garnish with some marshmallows as pictured above. Now, onto three more recipes for chocolate martinis.

Number One – Easy Chocolate Vanilla Martini: Ok, so I admit that this one is pretty simple as well as the bonus version above. This version adds another ingredient and a splash of liquid coffee creamer. Don’t worry – they get harder as we go!

  • 3 oz chocolate vodka
  • 1.5 oz creme de cacao
  • 1.5 oz French Vanilla creamer
  • Ice

Combine in a tumbler/shaker, shake, pour into glasses. Garnish with chocolate drizzle, shavings, and a marshmallow.

Number Two – Godiva Chocolate Raspberry Martini: This one’s a bit harder than the first and it might require a few more ingredients than one would have on hand in an average household bar setup. That being said… it’s still a pretty simple recipe. A shout out to Godiva chocolate liqueur for this recipe.

  • Chocolate sauce and sugar for rim of glass
  • 2 oz (60ml) Godiva chocolate liqueur
  • 1 1/2 oz (45ml) vodka
  • Ice
  • White chocolate shavings
  • Fresh raspberries

First, Dip the rim of the martini glass in chocolate sauce. Then, dip the rim of the coated martini glass in sugar.
Add ice to a tumbler/shaker and shake. Pour into prepared glasses. Top with white chocolate shavings. Garnish with fresh raspberries on an olive pick. BONUS POINTS if you coat the raspberries in hardened chocolate!

Number Three – The White Chocolate and Chocolate Drizzled Martini: I have to say that you’ll probably need to run to the store for the ingredients for this recipe. So, go ahead… we’ll wait….. Great you’re back! Get ready to make the best chocolate martini ever served up on Valentine’s Day! Oh, you might need a spoon with this one.

  • 6 oz vanilla vodka
  • 4 oz Irish creme liqueur
  • 4 oz creme de cacao
  • 4 oz chocolate milk
  • Ice
  • Chocolate shavings
  • Whipped cream
  • Chocolate candy for a garnish

Combine the vanilla vodka, Irish creme, creme de cacao, and ice in a tumbler/shaker and mix. Pour into classes and top with whipped cream, chocolate savings, and a piece of chocolate for strawberry for a garnish.


Kent Whitaker, also known as "The Deck Chef," is a culinary writer and cookbook author. He's also penned Young Reader and History titles. The former winner of the Emeril Live Food Network Barbecue Contest also covers football, motor sports, and bass fishing. Kent currently lives in East Tennessee with his wife, son, and a couple of dogs that love when he fires up the smoker or grill.

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