Chocolate Martinis

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Ingredients

2 to 2 1/2 cups vodka, chilled
1 1/4 cups chocolate liqueur
1/4 cup raspberry liqueur
1/4 cup half-and-half (optional)
Chocolate liqueur or syrup
Sweetened cocoa

Preparation

Stir together vodka, liqueurs, and, if desired, half-and-half in a large pitcher; chill at least 1 hour.

Fill martini glasses with ice. Let stand 5 minutes; discard ice.

Dip rims of chilled glasses in chocolate liqueur; dip in cocoa, coating rims.

Pour vodka mixture into glasses. Serve immediately. Prep: 15 min.; Stand: 5 min., Chill: 1 hr.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Godiva Liqueur for chocolate liqueur, Chambord for raspberry liqueur, and Ghirardelli Sweet Ground Chocolate and Cocoa for sweetened cocoa.

Individual Chocolate Martini: Combine 1/4 cup vodka, 2 tablespoons chocolate liqueur, 1 1/2 teaspoons raspberry liqueur, 6 ice cubes, and, if desired, a dash of half-and-half in a martini shaker. Cover with lid, and shake until thoroughly chilled. Remove lid, and strain into a chilled martini glass. Serve immediately. Makes 1 serving.

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April 2002