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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Romantic Chocolate Cocktails

Words by Courtney Kellar
Photos courtesy of GODIVA

Virtually everyone loves chocolate, so incorporate this sweet into your destination wedding festivities in a unique, delicious way. The infamous maker of Belgian chocolate, GODIVA, recently introduced GODIVA Dark Chocolate Liqueur which is a blend of toasted toffee, espresso beans, roasted hazelnut and caramel flavors. The yummy liqueur also comes in 50ml miniature bottles, perfect for favors left at each table setting during your dream reception. Or, leave chocolate on your guests’ pillows by surprising them with a bottle at turndown in their hotel room.

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Also, kick your dessert table up a notch by offering a chocolate martini bar. The folks over at GODIVA have shared some of their favorite recipes for GODIVA Dark Chocolate Liqueur, so feel free to try these out at home to see if they’re worthy of a signature cocktail during your upcoming destination wedding. Visit godiva.com to learn more about the brand or visit your local adult beverage store.

GODIVA Minty Kiss

Ingredients:

1 oz. GODIVA Dark Chocolate Liqueur
1/2 oz. Crème de Menthe
1/2 oz. Bulleit Bourbon
1/4 oz. Cream
Fresh Mint Sprig for Garnish

Preparation:

  1.  Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake well.
  2. Strain contents into a cocktail glass and garnish with fresh mint sprig.

 Ideal Serving Glass:
Cocktail Glass

Yield:
1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fl oz of alcohol

GODIVA Be Mine Chocolatini

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz. GODIVA Dark Chocolate Liqueur
3/4 oz. Ciroc Amaretto
3/4 oz. Orange Juice
Sea Salt for Garnish

Preparation

  1. Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake well.
  2.  Strain contents into a cocktail glass rimmed with sea salt.

 Ideal Serving Glass:
Cocktail Glass

Yield:
1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fl oz of alcohol

GODIVA Wedded Bliss

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. GODIVA Dark Chocolate Liqueur
3/4 oz. Zacapa 23
1/4 oz. Baileys Original Irish Cream
Chocolate Shavings for Garnish

Preparation:

  1. Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Shake well.
  2. Strain contents into a cocktail glass rimmed with chocolate shavings.

 Ideal Serving Glass:
Cocktail Glass

Yield:
1 drink, no drink contains more than 0.6 fl oz of alcohol

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