Classic White Chocolate Martini Recipe and Variations

Karen Frazier
White chocolate Martini

If you are a fan of white chocolate as well as a cocktail connoisseur, consider trying a white chocolate martini. Whether you use the Godiva white chocolate liqueur or another brand, this cocktail is perfect for dessert or as an anytime sweet treat.

Classic White Chocolate Martini Recipe

Many people choose Godiva white chocolate liqueur for this recipe, but there are other brands you can try as well. White chocolate has a sweet, smooth flavor derived from cocoa butter, sugar, vanilla, and dairy, and it isn't technically a chocolate at all. Still, it's a tremendously popular sweet, so white chocolate lovers are sure to enjoy this martini.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white chocolate liqueur
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • Ice
  • Chocolate syrup for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the white chocolate liqueur and the vodka.
  3. Add the ice and shake.
  4. Strain into the chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Carefully drizzle chocolate syrup down the inside of the glass as garnish.

White S'mores Martini

If you love s'mores, then try this white chocolate martini with a little of that s'mores flavor.

White s'mores martini

Ingredients

  • Chocolate syrup
  • Graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 ounces white chocolate liqueur
  • ½ ounce butterscotch schnapps
  • 1½ ounces marshmallow-flavored vodka
  • Ice
  • Toasted marshmallow for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass.
  2. Spread chocolate sauce in a thin layer on a saucer and spread the graham cracker crumbs in a thin layer on another saucer.
  3. Dip the martini glass rim in the chocolate syrup and then in the graham cracker crumbs.
  4. In a cocktail shaker, combine the liqueur and vodka.
  5. Add ice and shake.
  6. Strain into the prepared martini glass.
  7. Garnish with a toasted marshmallow on a skewer.

White Chocolate Cherry Martini

This martini tastes like a white chocolate-covered cherry.

White chocolate cherry martini

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce white chocolate liqueur
  • 1 ounce cherry-flavored liqueur, such as Luxardo cherry liqueur
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the white chocolate liqueur, cherry liqueur, and vodka.
  3. Add ice and shake.
  4. Strain into the chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with a cherry.
  6. Alternatively, you can rim the glass with pink sprinkles before pouring the drink into it.

White Chocolate Raspberry Martini

Raspberries have a sharpness that balances the sweetness of white chocolate.

White chocolate and raspberry martini

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce white chocolate liqueur
  • 1 ounce Chambord
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • Ice
  • Chocolate shavings, fresh raspberries, and a mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the white chocolate liqueur, Chambord, and vodka.
  3. Add the ice and shake.
  4. Strain into the chilled martini glass. Garnish with shavings, raspberry, and mint.

White Chocolate Espresso Martini

This white chocolate twist on a classic espresso martini is sure to please coffee lovers.

White chocolate espresso martini

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce freshly brewed espresso
  • 1 ounce white chocolate liqueur
  • ½ ounce Kahlúa
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Chocolate shavings for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the espresso, chocolate liqueur, Kahlúa, vodka, syrup, and ice.
  3. Shake.
  4. Strain into the chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with chocolate shavings.

White Chocolate Vanilla Martini

This all white martini is a great sweet drink for white parties or, with a grating of fresh nutmeg on the top, as a terrific holiday tipple.

White chocolate vanilla martini

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white chocolate liqueur
  • 2 ounces vanilla vodka
  • Ice
  • White chocolate shavings or freshly grated nutmeg for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the liqueur and vodka.
  3. Add the ice and shake.
  4. Strain into the chilled cocktail glass.
  5. Garnish with the white chocolate shavings.

Enjoy a White Chocolate Martini

White chocolate liqueur makes a sweet and tasty backdrop for a martini, whether you feature the white chocolate or add additional flavors to create delicious mixed drinks. By changing an ingredient or two and adding different garnishes, you can create an array of creamy, flavorful martinis with a base of white chocolate.

Classic White Chocolate Martini Recipe and Variations