Start you're night out right.......................
Tired of the same old chocolate martini? Need a little extra spice for Valentine's Day?
New recipe that appeals to men and women. Not too sweet and not too strong.
This creamy drink is the perfect mix and a guaranteed hit. There's no milk either!!!
Follow me for the secret (not anymore) recipe!
Step 1: Ingredients You'll Need
Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
Creme de Cacao
Bailey's Irish Creme
Jameson Irish Whiskey
If you have your own favorite brands they can be substituted but proportions may need to change.
Do some taste testing!!!
Step 2: Garnishes You'll Need
Tips: Chocolate grates more easily if it is frozen.
Accent your drink with a gourmet flair!!
Step 3: Equipment You'll Need
Tip: if you don't have a shaker you can use 2 glasses to pour the liquid back a forth to mix. One glass will need to be slightly smaller than the other so you can pour the liquid out without the ice cubes when you are finished mixing it.
Step 4: Prep for Drink Mix
Fill your shaker about 1/2 full of ice
Step 5: The Recipe
1-1/2 oz chocolate liqueur
1 oz creme de cacao
1/3 oz Irish creme liquor
1/3 oz whiskey
Step 6: Shake, Shake Shake
Don't shake the mixture too long or the drink will get watered down
Step 7: Ready for Garnish
Optional extra: if you want more chocolate you can drizzle chocolate syrup in the glass before adding the mixture
Step 8: Garnish
Shave chocolate into drink - remember not to use milk chocolate as it doesn't grate as well
Step 9: More Garnish..........
cut halfway into strawberry for glass rim
Step 10: Sip Away
FOR FUN here are a few links to sites that try to answer the question -
Is chocolate an aphrodisiac?
one reports "A team of Italian urologists recently reported that women who eat chocolate feel significantly more sexually fulfilled than those who don’t...."
examiner.com Washington DC