Bartending: Decadent Chocolate Drink Recipes - dummies

Bartending: Decadent Chocolate Drink Recipes

By Ray Foley

Do you have a wicked sweet tooth? Instead of reaching for the candy bowl, try reaching into your liquor cabinet. These chocolate infused drinks are great for romantic evenings or just as a treat for the chocolate lover.

Chocolate Covered Cherry

2 oz. Chocoviac

1/2 oz. Cherry Soda

Garnish with a Maraschino Cherry. Serve as a shot or on the rocks.

Chocolate Martini Cocktail

Cocoa Powder to rim glass

2 oz. Bacardi O

1 oz. Light Crème de Cacao

Splash Disaronno Originale Amaretto

Chocolate Kiss

Rim a martini glass with Cocoa Powder. In a shaker with ice, combine the Bacardi O, Crème de Cacao, and Amaretto. Strain into the martini glass. Drop in the Chocolate Kiss.

Chocolate Martini #1

1 oz. Absolut Vodka

1/2 oz. Godiva Chocolate Liqueur

Shake over ice; strain into a chilled cocktail glass with a Lemon Twist garnish.

Chocolate Martini #2

1-1/2 oz. Absolut Kurant Vodka

Dash White Crème de Cacao

Pour Kurant and Crème de Cacao over ice. Shake or stir well. Strain and serve in a chocolate-rimmed cocktail glass straight up or over ice. Garnish with an Orange Peel.

To rim the glass, first rub a piece of orange around the top of the glass and then gently place the glass upside down in a plate of unsweetened chocolate powder.

Fudgy Concoction

1 oz. Vodka

1/4 oz. Crème de Cacao

1/4 oz. Chocolate Syrup

Shake and serve over ice.


1/2 oz. Green Crème de Menthe

1/2 oz. White Crème de Cacao

1/2 oz. Cream

Combine in a blender with ice and blend until smooth. Strain into a margarita glass.

A grasshopper walks into a bar. Bartender says, “We have a drink named after you.” The grasshopper replies, “You have a drink named Bruce?”

Irish Candy

1-1/2 oz. Baileys Irish Cream

1/2 oz. Chocolate Raspberry Liqueur

1/2 oz. White Crème de Cacao

Build over ice. Stir and serve.

Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker.