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15 Chocolate Cocktails to Try

I’ve mixed up some amazing chocolate cocktails that bring together the creamy taste of chocolate with exciting spirits. These drinks are perfect for anyone who loves a bit of sweetness with their sip. My favorites blend classic ingredients in new ways, creating flavors that are both familiar and surprising. From rich, chocolate-infused martinis to lighter, bubbly options with a hint of cocoa, there’s something for every taste. Each recipe is easy to follow, so you can enjoy these unique drinks anytime. Check out this roundup for some great ideas on how to mix your next chocolate cocktail.

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Brandy Alexander

brandy alexander cocktail

The Brandy Alexander has a rich and indulgent taste that is sure to satisfy any chocolate lover. The crème de cacao adds a sweet and chocolaty flavor, and the cognac gives the beverage a slight warmth and richness. Everything comes together to create a sumptuous and opulent sip thanks to the cream’s smooth and velvety texture. The flavor of a Brandy Alexander has the ideal harmony of tastes, combining sweetness with a more refined profile.

Peanut Butter Cup Martini

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The Peanut Butter Cup Martini is the ideal chocolate drink for you if you enjoy the traditional pairing of peanut butter and chocolate. A rich and luscious flavor is produced by mixing peanut butter cups with chocolate liqueur, while the vodka and milk provide the ideal counterpoint. This is a decadent and velvety cocktail that is likely to satisfy the cravings of anyone with a sweet appetite.

Chocolate Martini

baileys chocolate martini

A Chocolate Martini’s flavor is a blend of sweetness and richness, making it an ideal dessert drink. This drink is a sumptuous feast for the senses thanks to the smooth and creamy texture of Bailey’s Irish Cream and the rich and nuanced tastes of the chocolate liqueur and vodka. The Chocolate Martini is a great option for any fan of chocolate-flavored cocktails because of its harmony of tastes and flexibility.


mudslide cocktail

A traditional and adaptable chocolate drink, the Mudslide is made with vodka, coffee liqueur, and Irish cream. It has a lovely crunch and a harmony of tastes that are both rich and complex, and it is topped with shavings of chocolate. With its luxurious texture and beautiful presentation, the Mudslide is undoubtedly one of the best chocolate cocktails and a must-try for any cocktail enthusiast.

Chocolate Old Fashioned

Chocolate Old Fashioned

Combining the robust tastes of bourbon with the richness of chocolate, the Chocolate Old Fashioned is an innovative twist on a traditional drink. The distinctive taste combination is what distinguishes the Chocolate Old Fashioned and elevates it to the status of one of the greatest chocolate drinks. Whether enjoyed as a nightcap or a celebratory drink, the Chocolate Old Fashioned is a must-try.

Cocoa À Trois Cocktail

Cocoa À Trois Cocktail

The Cocoa À Trois Cocktail is a decadent and rich libation that delivers a harmonious blend of sweet and bitter ingredients. The perfect drink for a chocolate lover, it’s made with vodka, Godiva chocolate liqueur, simple syrup, egg whites, and sweetened cocoa powder. Those individuals who appreciate the flavor of dark chocolate will find that the Cocoa À Trois Cocktail is the ideal beverage for their palates.

Death by Chocolate

death by chocolate

The Death by Chocolate drink has a thick, creamy texture and a flavor that points mostly toward sweetness. The texture is smooth and velvety thanks to the chocolate ice cream and crème de cacao, while the chocolate vodka offers a light bitterness to counteract the sweetness. If you’re looking for a drink that will satisfy your desire for something sweet and decadent, look no further than Death by Chocolate.

Raspberry Chocolate Martini

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If you’re a fan of both fruity and chocolate flavors, you’ll really adore the Raspberry Chocolate Martini. The raspberry vodka balances the chocolate flavor of the milk chocolate Godiva liqueur, while the half-and-half creates a creamy, luscious mouthfeel. The cocktail is made refreshing by the addition of crushed ice, making it ideal for drinking on a hot summer day.

Chocolate Espresso Martini

Chocolate Espresso Martini

The Chocolate Espresso Martini is an indulgent and daring cocktail that combines two of a drinker’s greatest passions: chocolate and coffee. The smoothness of the vodka wonderfully counterbalances the robustness and boldness of the double shot of espresso. The chocolate flavor completes the flavor with its undertones of decadence and indulgence, while the handmade Kahla adds a touch of sweetness and creaminess. A rich and savory beverage that tastes like dessert is best enjoyed with this Chocolate Espresso Martini.

Frozen “Hot” Chocolate

Frozen "Hot" Chocolate

A Frozen “Hot” Chocolate is the perfect drink for chocolate lovers who crave a chilly yet decadent treat. The ice cream and chocolate syrup in this delicious dessert drink nicely balance the bitterness of the chocolate. This drink is a perfect blend of flavors and textures, making it a crowd-pleaser and a perfect way to cool off on a hot day.

Snickers Cocktail

Snickers Cocktail

The ideal balance of sweet and salty ingredients in the Snickers cocktail makes it a delicious dessert beverage or after-dinner treat. The harmonious combination of the flavors of caramel, chocolate, and peanut butter results in a smooth and creamy texture that is sure to satisfy any sweet craving. Whether you’re sipping it on its own or pairing it with a dessert, this cocktail is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at any occasion.

Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate with Tequila

Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate with Tequila

The ideal balance of sweet and spicy, with a burst of tequila to warm you on a chilly night, is found in Spicy Mexican Hot Chocolate with Tequila. Using Ghiradelli’s mocha hot cocoa adds a rich chocolate flavor that balances out the cayenne and chili peppers’ spice nicely. The cinnamon gives the beverage an additional dimension of depth and warmth, while the tequila lends it a distinctive edge that will make this cocktail popular. People who enjoy a lot of flavor in their beverages and a little heat in their lives will adore this drink.

Salted Caramel Chocolate Martini

Salted Caramel Chocolate Martini

The Salted Caramel Chocolate Martini is the perfect blend of sweet and savory, creating a truly irresistible taste. This drink is a must-try for any chocolate enthusiast and is made with a decadent blend of chocolate liqueur, caramel-flavored vodka, and half and half. With its luscious flavor and stunning appearance, this cocktail is sure to leave a lasting impression on anyone who tries it.

Chocolate Blitzen

chocolate blitzen

The rich, indulgent flavor of chocolate is expertly captured in the delightful drink known as the Chocolate Blitzen. Any fan of chocolate will enjoy this drink since it combines smooth vodka, creamy Irish cream liqueur, and sweet creme de cacao. The addition of chocolate ice cream gives the beverage a creamy texture that enhances its opulent flavor. The rich and creamy taste of this drink will transport you to a world of pure chocolate delight.

Coconut Rum Chocolate Cocktail

Coconut Rum Chocolate Cocktail

Indulge in a tropical twist on your classic chocolate cocktail with the Coconut Rum Chocolate Cocktail. Malibu coconut rum and Brugal rum are perfectly matched by the combination of rich chocolate syrup and creamy milk, giving you a pleasant flavor of the tropics with every sip. Whether you’re looking for a sweet and indulgent treat or a refreshing drink to sip on, this chocolate cocktail is sure to satisfy your cravings.

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15 Chocolate Cocktail Recipes

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Total Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chocolate cocktails
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
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