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Sometimes I need my coffee with a little kick!
This Caramel Macchiato Chocolate Martini recipe is great for those times when you need a caffeine pick-me-up and some soul-soothing chocolate.
Go ahead — take a moment. Kick your feet up, and take 10.
I don’t know about you, but by the time cocktail hour rolls around, I’m in no mood to get dressed up to hit the town.
That’s why I created this make-at-home version of a chocolate martini to sip and savor.
It’s dessert in a glass, and it couldn’t be easier to make using International Delight Iced Coffee and a few spirits from the bar cart. If you’re feeling extra decadent, dust the rim of the glass with shaved chocolate and add a dollop of whipped cream (and more chocolate sprinkles) to the top.
I made mine with International Delight Caramel Macchiato iced coffee, but you can use any of their creamy, iced coffee flavors. I can’t wait to try a mocha or vanilla version!
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- 2½ ounces International Delight iced coffee
- 1½ ounces chocolate liqueur
- 1½ ounces creme de cacoa
- ½ ounce vodka
- 1 cup ice
- shaved and grated chocolate for garnish
- whipped cream optional
Wet the edge of a martini glass and roll the rim in grated chocolate.
In a cocktail strainer, combine iced coffee, chocolate liqueur, creme de cacoa and vodka.
Shake to combine, then strain into the martini glass. Garnish with whipped cream and additional chocolate shavings.