As promised, here are some chocolate-based drinks for your sweet tooth on Valentine’s Day. Chocolate-based drinks tend to be sweeter and heavier; if you’re looking for something light, see the post on Valentine’s Day Cocktails – Red. I first saw a shot version of Chocolate Covered Cherry on DrinkStreet.com. It was delicious, but I couldn’t resist converting it into a Valentine’s cocktail. This is, of course, a sweet drink as you can tell from the ingredients. I found the Chocomintini at a bar in (I think)
1¾ oz Godiva White Chocolate® Liqueur
1¾ oz Stoli Vanil® vodka
¾ oz Peppermint Schnapps
Combine ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass rimmed with chocolate rimming sugar or sweetened cocoa. Garnish with a maraschino cherry and serve.
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cocktail
¾ oz DeKuyper® Crème de Cacao (dark)
¾ oz Amoretto
¾ oz Kahlua®
¾ oz Cream (optional)
Chocolate rimming sugar or sweetened cocoa
Combine ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake enthusiastically and strain into a chilled cocktail glass rimmed with chocolate rimming sugar or sweetened cocoa. Add a maraschino cherry to the glass and serve. If you leave out the cream, use a full ounce of the other ingredients for a three ounce cocktail.