Classic White Chocolate Martini Recipe + Rich Variations

Updated January 5, 2022
Classic 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

Classic White Chocolate Martini Recipe

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 take on the candy, 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 or coupe.
  2. In chilled glass, drizzle chocolate syrup down the inside of the glass.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white chocolate liqueur, and vodka.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.

White S'mores Martini

White s'mores martini

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

Ingredients

  • Chocolate syrup and graham cracker crumbs for rim
  • 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 or coupe.
  2. With chocolate syrup on a saucer, dip rim of glass in chocolate, then into graham cracker crumbs on a separate saucer.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white chocolate liqueur, butterscotch schnapps, and vodka.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with toasted marshmallow on a skewer.

White Chocolate Cherry Martini

White chocolate cherry martini

This martini tastes like a white chocolate-covered cherry. If you're feeling fancy, use a pink sprinkles rim.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce white chocolate liqueur
  • 1 ounce cherry liqueur
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white chocolate liqueur, cherry liqueur, and vodka.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with cherry.

White Chocolate Raspberry Martini

White Chocolate Raspberry Martini

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

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white chocolate liqueur, Chambord, and vodka.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with shavings, raspberry, and mint sprig.

White Chocolate Espresso Martini

White chocolate espresso martini

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

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, espresso, chocolate liqueur, coffee liqueur, vodka, and simple syrup.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with chocolate shavings.

White Chocolate Vanilla Martini

White chocolate vanilla martini

This all-white martini is a great sweet drink for when you can't decide between vanilla or chocolate.

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 or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white chocolate liqueur, and vanilla vodka.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with white chocolate shavings.

White Chocolate Almond Dairy-Free Martini

White Chocolate Almond Dairy-Free Martini

This recipe is a dairy-free version of a white chocolate martini, perfectly sweet and savory.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Baileys Almande
  • ½ ounce lemon vodka
  • ¼ ounce vanilla schnapps
  • Ice
  • Lemon peel for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys Almande, vanilla schnapps, and cinnamon schnapps.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with lemon peel.

White Chocolate Cinnamon Martini

White Chocolate Cinnamon

The spicy cinnamon flavors add a new spin to a familiar cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white chocolate liqueur
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • ¾ ounce cinnamon schnapps
  • Ice
  • Ground cinnamon for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white chocolate liqueur, vodka, and cinnamon schnapps.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with ground cinnamon.

White Chocolate Grasshopper

White Chocolate Grasshopper

This rich and luxurious version of the classic grasshopper will have you hopping to tell your friends.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white chocolate liqueur
  • ¾ ounce green crème de menthe
  • ½ ounce vodka
  • ½ ounce heavy cream
  • Ice
  • Chocolate shavings for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white chocolate liqueur, green crème de menthe, vodka, and heavy cream.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Garnish with 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.

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Classic White Chocolate Martini Recipe + Rich Variations