This Chocolate Martini is the ultimate cocktail for all chocolate lovers. Made with Amarula Vanilla Spice, vodka and chocolate liqueur or syrup, it’s boozy, smooth, subtly sweet and totally seductive. Consider serving this chocolate cocktail instead of dessert at your next dinner party!
60ml/ 1/4 cup Chocolate liqueur or chocolate syrup
Cocoa powder to rim the glassoptional
Chocolate syrup to decorate glassoptional
chocolate bargrated to garnish
Chocolate Syrup (optional)
Combine sugar, cocoa powder and salt in a saucepan. Stir to combine using a small balloon whisk.
Pour water and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and cook for two minutes, stirring.
Strain into a clean jar and cool completely before using. The chocolate syrup will become thicker as it cools. You can keep it for up to a month or longer in the fridge and use it in cocktails, over ice cream or in milkshakes and desserts.
Pour a little chocolate syrup (or use pasteurised egg whiteinto a small plate and the cocoa powder into another. Dip the martini glass into the syrup and then into the cocoa powder to frost the glass. Set aside.
Half fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the Amarula Vanilla Spice, vodka and chocolate liqueur or chocolate syrup. Shake hard for 30 seconds.
Strain into your prepared martini glasses and garnish with some fresh chocolate shavings. Drink immediately!
Chocolate Martini Variations Salted Caramel Martini: drizzle the ice-cold glass with salted caramel before pouring the cocktail into it and replace vodka with salted caramel vodka. Mint Chocolate Martini: Add a couple of drops of peppermint essence (used in baking) or 1 tsp Creme de Mente. Garnish with mint leaves.