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Toasted S’mores Martini

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The Toasted S’mores Martini is a lovely trip through flavors that I have blended numerous times as a bartender, but this one hits the spot. It’s a perfect blend of childhood memories and adult indulgence. This cocktail combines the creamy, chocolatey, and marshmallow flavors of a s’more with the smooth, sophisticated touch of a martini. It’s not just a drink; it’s an experience, bringing the joy of a campfire into a sophisticated glass.

Tasting Notes

In terms of flavor, this martini is like a symphony. Each sip starts with the smooth, creamy essence of marshmallow and then the rich, velvety taste of chocolate. The Graham cracker rim adds a crunchy, honey-like sweetness, perfectly balancing the drink. The vodka base brings everything together, adding a clean, crisp finish that leaves you wanting more. It’s a sweet, comforting, and utterly delicious adventure from start to finish.

Equipment and Glassware

You’ll need a few basic tools to craft this masterpiece:

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Strainer
  • Measuring jigger
  • Martini glass (chilled)

The martini glass is key—it’s not just for looks. Its wide brim allows the aroma of the toasted marshmallow and chocolate to tantalize your senses before you even take a sip.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces marshmallow or whipped vodka
  • 1 ½ ounces chocolate liqueur
  • 1 ½ ounces milk or heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup for glass and rim
  • 2 graham crackers, crushed, for rim
  • 1 toasted marshmallow for garnish

Instructions

  1. Rim your chilled martini glass with chocolate syrup, then dip it into crushed graham crackers to create a sweet, crunchy rim.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine chocolate liqueur, creamy vodka, and heavy cream with ice. Shake well until the mixture is cold.
  3. Strain the mix into your prepared martini glass.
  4. Garnish with a toasted marshmallow on top.
  5. Enjoy your Toasted S’mores Martini immediately.
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Pro Tips

For an extra touch, lightly toast the rimmed graham crackers with a kitchen torch before adding the liquid. This adds a smoky flavor that mimics a real campfire.

Use high-quality chocolate syrup and liqueur. The better the ingredients, the richer and more decadent your martini will taste.

When to Serve

This martini is perfect for dessert, special occasions, or any time you want to impress your guests. It’s especially fitting for chilly evenings or as a cozy holiday treat. Its warm, comforting flavors make it an excellent choice for winding down after a meal.

Which Liquor Brands to Choose

For the vodka, brands like Stoli Vanilla or Smirnoff Marshmallow elevate the drink’s flavor. As for the chocolate liqueur, Godiva is a top pick for its smooth, luxurious taste. These brands ensure your martini has the perfect balance of quality and taste.

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History

The Toasted S’mores Martini is a modern creation, inspired by the classic American campfire treat. Its invention is attributed to the craft cocktail movement, which seeks to blend traditional flavors with innovative techniques. This drink captures the essence of s’mores, transforming it into an elegant, adult beverage that appeals to both nostalgia and sophistication.

Toasted S’mores Martini cocktails

Toasted S'mores Martini Recipe

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Instructions

    1. Rim your chilled martini glass with chocolate syrup, then dip it into crushed graham crackers to create a sweet, crunchy rim.
    2. In a cocktail shaker, combine chocolate liqueur, creamy vodka, and heavy cream with ice. Shake well until the mixture is cold.
    3. Strain the mix into your prepared martini glass.
    4. Garnish with a toasted marshmallow on top.
    5. Enjoy your Toasted S’mores Martini immediately.

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FAQs

Can I make it non-alcoholic?

Yes, substitute the liquor with non-alcoholic versions or use chocolate and vanilla extracts mixed with cream.

Is it very sweet?

 It’s sweet but balanced with the vodka. You can adjust the sweetness by reducing the chocolate syrup or liqueur.

Can I use milk instead of heavy cream?

Yes, but heavy cream gives it a richer, more authentic texture.

How do I toast the marshmallow?

Use a kitchen torch or your stove. Be careful to toast it just right for that perfect golden brown.

Toasted S\'mores Martini
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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