These mouthwatering chocolatinis taste as good as they look 5 years ago

These mouthwatering chocolatinis taste as good as they look

When life gives you lemons chocolate, make a chocolate martini.

Introducing the chocolatini, aka. the perfect combination of alcohol and chocolate.

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Not convinced?

Take a look at these two tasty recipes and let us know how you get on!

1. Lily O’Brien's Mint Chocolate and Basil Chocolatini

The much-loved Irish brand recently launched seven new bars, along with a delicious recipe for a mint and basil chocolatini.

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To make one you'll need:

  • 40ml vodka
  • 
20ml espresso
  • 20ml Lily O’Brien’s mint and basil chocolate, melted
  • 
10g chocolate, for garnish
  • ice cubes

Method:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Pour in the vodka, espresso and melted Lily O’Brien’s mint and basil chocolate into the shaker.
  3. Cover and shake well.
  4. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with grated chocolate.
  5. Enjoy!

 

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2. Baileys Chocolatini

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. Baileys is for life, not just for Christmas.

Inspired by the recent launch of the new dairy-free Baileys Almande, here's the recipe for the original Irish chocolatini.

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To make one you'll need:

  • 2 oz Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • 25 oz Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
  • 25 oz Godiva Chocolate

Method:

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  • Combine Baileys, vodka, chocolate liquer and ice in a shaker
  • Strain into a martini glass
  • Enjoy!

Recipe via Baileys.com

Still in the mood for chocolate? Take a look at our this easy-to-make chocolate biscuit cake:

For more chocolatey inspiration check out this Ferrero Roche hot chocolate and this oh-so-decadent chocolate cake.