Who doesn’t love the combination of chocolate and strawberries? This Chocolate Strawberry Martini recipe combines the rich flavor of chocolate with the sweet, summery taste of strawberries for a truly irresistible cocktail. Whether you’re hosting a girls’ night in or just want to treat yourself to a fancy drink, this martini is sure to be a hit.
The velvety smoothness of Tequila Rose strawberry liqueur pairs perfectly with the smooth creme de cacao, creating a delightful drink that’s perfect for any occasion. This recipe is simple to make and requires just a few ingredients, making it a great option for both experienced mixologists and beginners. So if you’re looking for a new and exciting cocktail to try, look no further than this Chocolate Strawberry Martini. With its decadent flavor and beautiful presentation, it’s the perfect drink to impress your friends or simply indulge in a little self-care.
What is Tequila Rose?
Tequila Rose is a popular cream liqueur that combines the flavors of tequila, strawberry, and cream. It is often described as a smooth and indulgent drink that is perfect for any occasion. The vibrant pink color and sweet, fruity taste make Tequila Rose a favorite choice for those with a sweet tooth.
This unique liqueur is made with real dairy cream, which gives it a rich and velvety texture. It can be enjoyed on its own as a dessert-like treat, or used to create delicious cocktails and desserts. Whether sipped over ice or used in a creative recipe, Tequila Rose is sure to add a touch of sweetness to any gathering.
What ingredients do I need to make a Strawberry Chocolate Martini?
Vodka- Of course, to fit with the classic martini theme, we used vodka in our drink.
Tequila Rose- A strawberry cream liqueur that gives our Chocolate Strawberry Martini its strawberry flavor and just the right creaminess for a dessert cocktail.
Half and Half- The Half and Half really combines with our other ingredients to mix up the perfect cocktail.
Creme de Cacao- Creme de cacao is a sweet liqueur with a chocolate flavor, made from cacao beans. It is often used in cocktail recipes to add a rich, chocolatey taste.
Ice- For the cocktail shaker, to quickly chill our cocktail.
Sprinkles- Optional, to make the sprinkle rim.
Chocolate sauce- An easy way to adhere the sprinkles to the rim of our glass.
Fresh strawberries- Optional, for garnish.
Chocolate Strawberry Martini Directions
Step 1: If you want to add a sprinkle rim, add a layer of chocolate sauce to a saucer.
Step 2: To another saucer, add a layer of sprinkles. Dip the glass in the chocolate, then in the sprinkles, making sure all of the chocolate has sprinkles attached.
Step 3: Prepare your martini – to a cocktail shaker add ice, vodka, Tequila Rose, half and half, and creme de cacao. Shake until combined and chilled.
Step 4: Pour, strained, into your prepared glass. Garnish with a fresh strawberry, if desired.
Tips For The Best Chocolate Covered Strawberry Martini
- For the best chocolate covered strawberry martini, start by choosing a good quality chocolate liqueur and vodka.
- Use fresh strawberries for garnish for an extra treat, or really take it up a notch by garnishing with a chocolate-covered strawberry.
- Dip the rim of the glass in the chocolate syrup and then in the sprinkles for a festive touch. You could also do a rim of chocolate shavings, miniature chocolate chips, or graham cracker crumbs if you prefer.
- When making the martini, be sure to shake it well with plenty of ice to get the perfect frothy texture.
- Finally, serve your chocolate covered strawberry martini in a chilled glass to keep it nice and cool.
With these tips, you’ll be able to create a decadent and delicious cocktail that is sure to impress your friends and family.
Chocolate Strawberry Martini FAQs
What tools or equipment do I need to prepare a chocolate strawberry martini?
To prepare a chocolate strawberry martini, you will need a martini glass, a cocktail shaker, and a couple of saucers to do the rim, if desired.
What if I can’t find Tequila Rose?
You can use another strawberry liqueur, like Baileys strawberries and cream, or opt for extra half and half, and a bit of strawberry syrup.
Can I use White Chocolate Liqueur?
Yes! White chocolate liqueur is the perfect substitution for the creme de cacao, or you could even use a creamier chocolate liqueur. If you opt for two cream liqueurs, skip the half and half in this recipe.
We hope you enjoy this fun Strawberry Chocolate Martini recipe, it is the perfect Valentine’s Day drink to enjoy with that special someone.
More Valentine’s Day Cocktail & Shot Recipes To Try
Our Chocolate Martini is made with Godiva and is perfect for sharing with your Valentine.
This Frozen Strawberry Mudslide is another fun pink cocktail.
Our Sweetie Martini is made with white chocolate liqueur and grenadine.
These Chocolate Covered Cherry Shots are the ultimate Valentine’s Day indulgence.
Our Valentine’s Day Jello Shots are a fun shot layered with pink starburst jello and cherry jello!
Our Pink Starburst Martini is made with watermelon vodka, strawberry lemonade, and sweet cherry grenadine!
- 1.5 oz. vodka
- 2 ounces Tequila Rose strawberry liqueur
- 1 oz. half and half
- 1/2 ounce creme de cacao
- 1 cup ice
- Chocolate sauce for the rim, optional
- Valentine's Day sprinkles for the rim, optional
- Fresh strawberries for garnish, optional
- If you want to add a sprinkle rim, add a layer of chocolate sauce to a saucer.
- To another saucer, add a layer of sprinkles. Dip the glass in the chocolate, then in the sprinkles, making sure all of the chocolate has sprinkles attached.
- For the drink, to a cocktail shaker add ice, vodka, Tequila Rose, half and half, and creme de cacao. Shake until combined and chilled.
- Pour, strained, into your prepared glass. Garnish with a fresh strawberry, if desired.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 435
Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.