Chocolate HEAVEN! I used to work at a fine dining restaurant. The bartender used to create special drinks just for me since he knew I was a light drinker. He concocted this recipe and I've been hooked ever since! Chocolate Martinis ROCK!

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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a cocktail mixer full of ice, combine chocolate liqueur and vodka. Shake vigorously and strain into 2 chilled martini glasses. Garnish with chocolate shavings.

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Nutrition Facts

420.3 calories; 1 g protein; 39.8 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 5.1 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
10/11/2008
I am typically only a wine drinker but ever since my first Chocolate Martini some years ago I have made it part of my Friday night tradition! Best made with Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka and Amsterdam Chocolate Liqueur which is clear. Throw your martini glass in the freezer till good and frosty squirt a decorative design of Hershey's syrup inside (or chocolate ganache if you're ambitious) and shake that martini mix till it's good and frosty cold. Ahhh absolute Friday night bliss! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
01/04/2011
Oh my gosh.. its not often i've had a seriously terrible drink.. but this one is just that in my honest opinion. I'm not a huge fan of martini's anyways but i figured a chocolate one might be decadent and delicious...all you could taste was strong liquor- almost overpowering. i used vanilla vodka for extra flavoring choc syrup lined in the glass and a shot of half and half per suggestion of other reviewers thinking this would calm down the heavy liquor taste. no way. I won't be making or experimenting with this recipe again. Read More
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44 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 29
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 3
Rating: 5 stars
10/10/2008
I am typically only a wine drinker but ever since my first Chocolate Martini some years ago I have made it part of my Friday night tradition! Best made with Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka and Amsterdam Chocolate Liqueur which is clear. Throw your martini glass in the freezer till good and frosty squirt a decorative design of Hershey's syrup inside (or chocolate ganache if you're ambitious) and shake that martini mix till it's good and frosty cold. Ahhh absolute Friday night bliss! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/06/2005
I LOVE chocolate martinis!! want to make your chocolate martini more sinful? use 3 oz chocolate vodka (I use 3 olive chocolate vodka because its more of a dark chocolate than Van Gogh chocolate vodka but theyre both good)! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
I dipped the rim of my martini glasses in melted chocolate like you would a margarita glass in salt. I just melted some semi-sweet chocolate in saucer and dipped the rim of the glass then chilled. Looked very elegant and tasted wonderful but keep a napkin handy! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
05/28/2006
OMG! These were positively heavenly! I wanted to copy MISSMISSYMAK & rim my glasses w/ chocolate but didn't want the mess so I put my martini glasses in the freezer to chill & then rimmed them w/ Magic Shell ice cream topping. Worked like a charm! I topped the martinis w/ a tiny dollop (about 1/2 tsp.) of whipped cream & then garnished w/ chocolate shavings. It was the most beautiful drink I had ever seen...& it tasted just as good! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
Sinfully delicious! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
This is my drink of choice when in downtown Mpls...although I have NEVER had a chocolate martini near as good as the ones served at the Rio hotel in Vegas (made with Godiva chocolate liqueur) this is a VERY close second! MMMMM good - even for people who generally dislike martinis! Thanks Lauren! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/07/2003
This was awesome. Used mint and a strawberry as a garnish. Quite excellent. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
01/04/2011
Oh my gosh.. its not often i've had a seriously terrible drink.. but this one is just that in my honest opinion. I'm not a huge fan of martini's anyways but i figured a chocolate one might be decadent and delicious...all you could taste was strong liquor- almost overpowering. i used vanilla vodka for extra flavoring choc syrup lined in the glass and a shot of half and half per suggestion of other reviewers thinking this would calm down the heavy liquor taste. no way. I won't be making or experimenting with this recipe again. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/15/2008
This was amazing. Potent but amazing. With the second one I added a bit of half-n-half and it tasted like a Milky Way. My evenings already getting better.;) Read More
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