Chocolate Mint Martini

Loving the taste of our fresh mint from the backyard garden and here is another great way to use it. A great aperitif to start off a special night. Creamy and rich with the full on taste of chocolate and mint. You are going to love this little sipper!!


Chocolate Mint Martini
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Recipe type: Drink
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Serves: 2
 
An extremely yummy martini with the full taste of chocolate and mint.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup of half and half cream
  • ¼ cup packed mint leaves
  • 2 oz. chocolate vodka
  • 2 oz. Baileys Irish Cream
  • Finely grated chocolate
  • Mint leaves to garnish
Instructions
  1. Mix the cream and mint together in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and let steep for 15 min. Remove the leaves by draining with a strainer. Let the cream cool and then refrigerate until cold.
  2. Rub the rim of the martini glass with sliced piece of fruit, like a grape or strawberry to get it slightly damp. Then rim the glass with the finely grated chocolate.
  3. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice add the vodka, Baileys, and the cooled cream. Shake and pour into prepared martini glasses. Garnish with more grated chocolate and mint leaves.

 

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  1. [...] Do you have fresh herbs in the back yard? Lots of them? Mint by chance? I love growing herbs in my back yard but didn’t this year as I didn’t know when we were moving. I totally could have as it turns out but who knew. Of course you can grab some mint from the farmer’s market or the grocery store and make up this Chocolate Mint Martini. [...]

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