Halloween Cocktails #5, Dark Chocolate Martini

Dark Chocolate Martini
Chocolate has been around from over 3000 years and has been used as a drink for nearly all of its history, and who the heck are we to mess with tradition. Below is our fifth drink recipe for Halloween, the Dark Chocolate Martini

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Smirnoff Vanilla Twist Vodka
  • 2 oz Dark Creme de Cacao
  • 1 oz chilled Espresso
  • 1/2 tsp fresh orange juice
  • orange zest
  • 1 tbsp grated dark chocolate
  • 1 tbsp sugar

Preparation
Grate a generous chunk of dark chocolate. Combine a tablespoon of dark chocolate and sugar in a small plate. Wet the rim of a chilled cocktail glass with a wedge of orange. Turn the cocktail glass in the dark chocolate and sugar to cover the rim. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes. Shake vigorously, then strain into the chilled cocktail glass.

Happy Hallowe’en from Madtini.

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The Dark Chocolate Martini is adapted from the Oct31.org website.

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