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3 Valentine’s Day Martinis

What better way is there to celebrate this loved-up holiday than with a good drink?

Whether you’re spending it with your soulmate (Hey! You never know!), a group of your girlfriends (Cause you don’t need a man to have fun!) or by yourself (We all experience that Valentine’s Day at least once in our lives. No shame!), these cocktails are a delicious treat and oh-so-festive.

White Chocolate & Raspberry Swirl Martini

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Ingredients

  • 2 oz White Chocolate Liqueur
  • 1 oz Vanilla Vodka
  • 1 oz Cream
  • 1 oz White Cream de Cacao
  • 1 tbsp Raspberry Syrup
  • Ice cubes

Directions

Step 1: Prepare the shaker by placing in the ice cubes. For best use, place the shaker in the freezer for a few hours before use to give it a nice chill.

Step 2: Pour in the white chocolate liqueur, vanilla vodka, cream, and white cream de cacao. Shake well.

Step 3: Drizzle the raspberry syrup along the martini glass to make a pretty design.

Step 4: Pour the white chocolate martini into the glass and enjoy.

Dark Nutella Martini 

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  • 2 oz Dark Chocolate Liqueur
  • 1 oz Hazelnut Liqueur
  • 1 oz Vanilla Vodka
  • 1/4 cup of Hazelnuts
  • Ice cubes

Directions

Step 1: Repeat step 1 of ‘White Chocolate & Raspberry Swirl Martini.

Step 2: Pour in the dark chocolate liqueur, hazlenut liqueur, and vanilla vodka. Shake well.

Step 3: Crush the hazelnuts. This can be done in a food processor or by placing them in a zip-lock back and crushing them with a rolling pin. You know, old school style.

Step 4: Place the crushed hazelnuts in a dish. Dip the rim of the glass with water and then dip it in the hazelnut. If you want, you can use simple syrup in replacement of the water for a sweeter taste and better stick.

Step 5: Pour the hazelnut martini into the glass and enjoy!

Milk Chocolate Mocha Martini 

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Ingredients

  • 3 oz Coffee Liqueur
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • 1 oz White Cream de Cacao
  • 1 tsp Chocolate Syrup or Melted Chocolate
  • Ice cubes

Directions

Step 1: Repeat step 1 of the ‘White Chocolate & Raspberry Swirl’ and ‘Dark Hazelnut’ martinis.

Step 2: Pour in the coffee liqueur, vodka, and white cream de cacao. Shake well.

Step 3: Drizzle the chocolate syrup/melted chocolate along the martini glass.

Step 4: Pour the mocha martini into the coated glass and enjoy!

*For a little extra ‘something-something’, you can add a few chocolate covered espresso beans or a small biscotti*

 

 

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