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by Cathy

 

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner (February 14th will be here before you know it!). It’s never too early to plan for this special day and here are a few martini/mocktinis made with everyone’s favorite ingredient, chocolate. And don’t wait for Valentine’s Day to enjoy — chocolate is perfect for every day of the year!

 

Chocolate Martini

Ingredients:

1½ ounces Godiva chocolate liqueur
1½ ounces Creme de Cocoa
½ ounce vanilla vodka
2½ ounces milk
Hershey’s Syrup for glass

Instructions:

Fill a martini shaker half full with ice and add the Godiva Liqueur, Creme de Cocoa, vanilla vodka and milk. Shake vigorously. Swirl the inside of the martini glass with the Hershey’s syrup and then strain the chocolate martini into the glass. Serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy of Garnish With Lemon.

 

Chocolate Mocktini

 

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Ingredients:

1 cup cold milk
1/4 cup best quality chocolate syrup, plus more for dipping rims
1 tablespoon corn syrup
Crushed ice, as needed
2 martini glasses
Chocolate sprinkles

 

Instructions:

Combine the milk, 1/4 cup chocolate syrup, corn syrup, and crushed ice in a blender and blend until smooth.

Pour some of the chocolate syrup onto a small plate and some of the chocolate sprinkles onto another small plate. Dip the rim of each glass in the chocolate syrup and then dip the rim in the chocolate sprinkles. Fill each glass to the top with the chocolate milk mixture.

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay and the Food Network.

 

Need something to serve your martini/mocktini in? Take a look at these vintage glasses and shakers:

 

MId-Century Recipe Cocktail Shaker

 

Vintage Art Deco Silver Shaker

 

 

Set of Six Ruby Stemmed Martini Glasses

 

Set of Six Venetian Blue Glass Enamel Martini Glasses

 

 

Set of Four Orange Blendo Martini Glasses

 

Martinsville Chrome Martini Set

 

Photo Credits: Garnish With Lemon, Food Network.

 

 

 

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