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24th May 2016

These mouthwatering chocolatinis taste as good as they look

Emma lahiffe

When life gives you lemons chocolate, make a chocolate martini.

Introducing the chocolatini, aka. the perfect combination of alcohol and chocolate.


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Not convinced?

Take a look at these two tasty recipes and let us know how you get on!

1. Lily O’Brien’s Mint Chocolate and Basil Chocolatini

The much-loved Irish brand recently launched seven new bars, along with a delicious recipe for a mint and basil chocolatini.


To make one you’ll need:

  • 40ml vodka
20ml espresso
  • 20ml Lily O’Brien’s mint and basil chocolate, melted
10g chocolate, for garnish
  • ice cubes


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Pour in the vodka, espresso and melted Lily O’Brien’s mint and basil chocolate into the shaker.
  3. Cover and shake well.
  4. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with grated chocolate.
  5. Enjoy!


2. Baileys Chocolatini

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again. Baileys is for life, not just for Christmas.

Inspired by the recent launch of the new dairy-free Baileys Almande, here’s the recipe for the original Irish chocolatini.


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To make one you’ll need:

  • 2 oz Baileys Original Irish Cream
  • 25 oz Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
  • 25 oz Godiva Chocolate


  • Combine Baileys, vodka, chocolate liquer and ice in a shaker
  • Strain into a martini glass
  • Enjoy!

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Still in the mood for chocolate? Take a look at our this easy-to-make chocolate biscuit cake:

For more chocolatey inspiration check out this Ferrero Roche hot chocolate and this oh-so-decadent chocolate cake.