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Godiva Chocolate Martini

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz. Godiva chocolate liqueur
  • 1 1/2 oz. creme de cacao clear or dark
  • 1/2 oz. vanillas plain vodka
  • 2 1/2 oz. Half and Half
  • Chocolate ganache for rim of glass

For Ganache:

  • 1/2 c. heavy cream
  • 4 oz. semi-sweet chocolate finely chopped or use small chips
  • 1 tsp. brandy optional

Instructions

  1. Have your martini glasses chilled in the freezer.
  2. To make the ganache, heat the heavy cream to a simmer and then pour over chocolate chips you have put in a small bowl. Let stand for 5 minutes. Do not stir until the five minutes is up and then whisk it until smooth and add in the brandy which is optional.
  3. Refrigerate this in small container until it has firmed up.
  4. When ready to make your martini, take a small knife and smear some of the ganache around all the rim or part of the rim of the glass. Set aside.
  5. Add the Godiva chocolate liqueur, creme de cacao, vodka and Half and Half to a cocktail shaker half full of ice and shake vigorously until very cold. Strain into your chocolate rimmed martini glass and serve.
  6. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Measure the chips by weight not by 1/2 cup measure.