Chocolate Margarita

Total Time:
10 min
10 min

4 servings

  • To rim the glasses:
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Finely chopped Mexican or bittersweet chocolate*
  • Margarita:
  • 1/2 cup chocolate syrup
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) tequila
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) chocolate liqueur (recommended: Godiva)
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup orange liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Ice
  • *Can be found in Hispanic or gourmet stores

To rim the glasses: Put the syrup and chopped chocolate into 2 small dishes. Moisten the rims of 4 margarita or martini glasses with the chocolate syrup. Dip them in the Mexican chocolate until coated. Set aside.

Margarita: Combine all of the ingredients, except ice, in a pitcher. Working in batches, transfer the mixture to a shaker full of ice. Shake and pour into the prepared glasses. Serve cold.

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Yummy. I did have to substitue on the godiva, used a maple creme liquor instead. This was great and I can't wait to make it again for friends. Next time I dwill use my blender with more ice and serve it frozen. You will want two, but be careful as they are pretty strong. Great dessert cocktail. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Tasty but I agree with other reviews SUPER STRONG! I had read the reviews so I reduced the tequila to 6 oz and it was still very strong. I added more cream to mine. I will make again but with less of each alcohols. The chocolate rim looked and tasted great. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very tasty. Decadent and heavy, though, so be prepared for it to be the dessert. The orange liqueur and cinnamon add depth of flavor that makes this drink better than the rest of its kind. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I am a busy woman and rarely take the time to review recipes but I have to say that this is one of the best drink recipes. At first we all thought it sounded like a strange combination as tequila is not often a dessert alcohol. Wow...these little babies blew us away! They are SUPER strong, like a martini (but better and so drink slowly. They are like drinking dessert so you don't recognize how strong they are. A new staple at all our girls nights! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This had really good flavors, but be warned, it is super strong. After reading other reviews, I started with half the amount of tequila, and then kept adding more milk to the final drink to dilute it - 8 times in the end - and it was still too strong for me! item not reviewed by moderator and published
YUMMY!!! I actually made this a fake margarita, I rimed the glasses like it said, but I used just vanilla ice cream, milk, and the chocolate syrup. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I would like to make this for my upcoming progressive dinner with our neighbors. It is a mexican theme. Did anyone use triple sec instead of grand marnier? I have triple sec at home and I know grand marnier is very pricy. Let me know if any has any suggestions! Thank you! item not reviewed by moderator and published
OMG this recipe looks good. I can't wait to try it. I'm thinking of using Alton Brown's homemade chocolate syrup for this recipe from his Art of Darkness episode. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Choco-yummy!! I halved the recipe since my hubby prefers his margarita without chocolate overtones and it is absolutely fabulous!! I saw the episode and really thought she added vanilla extract rather than almond extract, so after the comments I read I decided to stick with the vanilla. Perfect. No kidding! And I'm surprised I can still type right now :) ENJOY!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
OMG! This slapped me silly!!! I'm not even a chocolate lover. Make sure you use a good quality aged tequila. I made the first pitcher with plain Jose Cuervo. It was good but then I pulled out the good stuff (Patron Silver. There was no burn from the alcohol and it just made me want to jump in and swim in this concoction! item not reviewed by moderator and published

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