Last Updated on February 10, 2024 by Leah Hall
A chocolate covered cherry cocktail that is perfect for Valentine’s Day, this can be a great dessert cocktail or a pre-dinner drink. A great Valentine cocktail for sharing with your sweetheart!
Cherry liqueur and Mozart chocolate cream liqueur combine with vodka for a flavor explosion in this cocktail! We think this chocolate covered cherry cocktail is the best valentine’s Day cocktail, perfect for a romantic dinner. Try another cherry cocktail in our Cherry Mojito!
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If you are looking for a fancy and delicious drink for Valentine’s Day, or just a random Monday night in 2021, make this Chocolate Covered Cherry Valentine Cocktail recipe asap! It tastes just like a chocolate covered cherry. This cocktail is smooth, creamy, and is dessert in a glass. Check out our Valentine’s Day Martini recipes, too!
Mozart Chocolate Cream Liqueur
We used Mozart Chocolate Cream Liqueur in this Valentine cocktail. It rich and sweet, and adds just the right amount of chocolate to this decadent drink. The chocolate cream is a milk chocolate liqueur, and what is even better is that it is gluten free, made with natural ingredients and Belgian chocolate.
It has so much chocolate flavor with a dash of vanilla, and lends itself well to this decadent Valentine cocktail!
Do I Have to Use Vodka and Caramel Vodka?
Yes, we think so. We used both in this recipe along with the cherry liqueur and chocolate cream liqueur. Even though it is a small amount, the caramel vodka gives this drink its rich sweet flavor and we think it adds a lot of depth to the chocolate and cherry flavors.
We used the Schladerer Edelkirsch cherry liqueur. This is a great choice of liqueur, with a Schladerer brandy base, and because it has natural cherry juice, as well. It even has a bit of an almond note, so goes great with the Mozart Chocolate cream! There are other cherry liqueur choices, just made sure to go with a dark colored one that has a lot of flavor to add to this cocktail.
What are Brandied Cherries?
Other Garnish Ideas for this Valentine Cocktail
Here are some more great ideas on how to finish garnishing this tasty chocolate cherry cocktail. Here are three ways to garnish:
- Brandied cherries on a skewer and place on the glass. (we talk about this above)
- Rim the edge of the glass with chocolate syrup (makes it sweeter), or cocoa powder (makes it less sweet and bitter).
- Chocolate curls on top of drink.
There isn’t a wrong choice, you just have to decide what you and your sweetheart like best!
- This decadent Irish Whisky Slainte Cocktail is a great dessert cocktail!
- This Holiday Peppermint Punch is a great winter boozy treat!
- Chocolate Cream Cold Brew Cocktail is a great coffee and chocolate treat.
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So, if you like chocolate covered cherry anything, you are going to love this cocktail! And, make sure to check out all of the Mozart Chocolate Liqueur line – Chocolate Cream, Dark Chocolate Cream, White Chocolate Cream, Strawberry Chocolate Cream and Pumpkin Spice.
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Other Chocolate Cocktails
- Chocolate Martini – Olivia’s Cuisine
- Chocolate Coconut Martini – McCormick
- Cinnamon and Tequila Hot Chocolate Cocktail – Salt and Wind
- Godiva Chocolate Candy Cane Cocktail – She Keeps a Lovely Home
- German Chocolate Cocktail Recipe – Sugar and Soul
This Chocolate Cherry Cocktail is perfect for Valentine's Day. A perfect Valentine cocktail to share with your sweetheart before dinner, or after as a dessert drink!
- Combine all the ingredients in a shaker with ice.
- Shake to combine and strain into cocktail coupe.
- Garnish with cherries, chocolate curls, cocoa, or chocolate syrup if desired.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 238Total Fat: 3.3gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 12mgCarbohydrates: 1.2gSugar: .1gProtein: .8g
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