White Chocolate Strawberry Martini

What beverage says festive more than a martini? For an anniversary, Valentine’s day or any romantic occasion, here is a recipe for a White Chocolate Strawberry Martini. Red berries with chocolate and sweetness–how romantic is that!

White Chocolate Strawberry Martini

White Chocolate Strawberry Martini–Valentine’s Day anyone?

As I worked to develop and size this recipe I learned a few things about martinis. Did you know that the traditional martini glass is about 4.5 ounces and contains 3 ounces of alcohol? Well just like so many other things in life, cocktail glasses are getting larger with the typical martini glass sizing up to 7 ounces or more. Perhaps this is why so many recipes I tried came out looking undersized!

White Chocolate Strawberry Martini Closeup

White Chocolate Strawberry Martini Closeup

Martini glass size has even become somewhat controversial–who would have thought!. Back in the day (when martinis were made with gin), one sign of a perfect martini was that it was so close to the rim you needed to take a sip before walking with it. Also being debated is whether a bigger martini means it will get warm before you finish it (must admit, I’ve heard this argument for beer).

Ingredients for White Chocolate Strawberry Martini

Ingredients for White Chocolate Strawberry Martini (less strawberries)

There is just one technical thing to know as you make these and that is that strawberries can be stringy. Be sure to mash them up small or you may end up with a big strawberry string dangling from your mouth. And, yes, that just says nerd movie more than hot romance (ask me how I know this). Similarly don’t add the pulp to the martini shaker because, even mashed fine, it can clog the strainer.  And once you’ve started you’re really going to want to get a taste of this martini!

Martini--served

Martini–served

White Chocolate Strawberry Martini
Serves 1
A special martini perfect for Valentine's Day, an anniversary, or any romantic occasion.
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Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
10 min
285 calories
21 g
10 g
4 g
1 g
2 g
374 g
26 g
19 g
0 g
1 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
374g
Servings
1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 285
Calories from Fat 31
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g
5%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 10mg
3%
Sodium 26mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates 21g
7%
Dietary Fiber 0g
2%
Sugars 19g
Protein 1g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
24%
Calcium
4%
Iron
1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1oz Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur
  2. 1oz white Crème de Cacao
  3. 1oz vanilla Vodka
  4. 1 oz half and half or cream
  5. 2 strawberries (frozen & thawed works fine)
  6. Crushed ice
Instructions
  1. Mash strawberries very fine so there are only very small pieces.
  2. Add other ingredients to a martini shaker, shake and strain into glass.
  3. Drizzle with strawberry puree and serve immediately.
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calories
285
fat
4g
protein
1g
carbs
21g
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13 thoughts on “White Chocolate Strawberry Martini

  1. Louise

    LOL, Inger. When T.W. told me he tried the Wedding Belle drink I posted the other day I headed for the Dubonnet to give it a try. However, there wasn’t any. Instead, there was a bottle of Vermouth so I went with a Martini. If I would have seen this gorgeous looking Martini of yours I would have put it back and made one of these. Oh so yummy to look. I bet it was pure deliciousness…

    Thank you so much for sharing…

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