Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Martini

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Who wouldn’t love a chocolate-covered strawberry martini? This decadent after-dinner drink is a luscious substitute for dessert, and a perfect Valentine’s Day drink.

It’s also a perfect way to utilize the strawberries that are in season in Florida from mid-December through early April. (Here’s a guide on where to pick your own!)

Kiddos want their own version? Substitute chocolate milk for the chocolate vodka and omit the Grand Marnier for a zero-proof version that’s just as delicious.

Looking for something a bit lighter? Our go-to is this one (add a shot of vodka if you’d like!)

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Martini

Recipe courtesy Pilar’s 

Makes 1 drink

6 chocolate-mint leaves

2 to 3 fresh strawberries

2 ounces chocolate vodka

¾ ounce Grand Marnier

Dash of simple syrup

Garnish: chocolate-covered strawberries (see below)

  1. Place mint leaves and strawberries in a martini shaker and muddle gently. Add remaining ingredients except garnish. Add ice and shake 20 times.
  2. Strain into a chilled martini glass, and garnish with a chocolate-covered strawberry.

For the garnish, it’s very simple to make your own chocolate-covered strawberries. You can buy dipping chocolate at the grocery store.

If you decide to go the store-bought route, check with one of our favorites, David Ramirez Chocolates—they often have them available for purchase!

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