Black Forest martini
Sam Metcalf shows you how to make a festive Black Forest Martini - perfect for Christmas.
Recipe - Makes: 1 drink
50ml Creme de cacoa
25ml Cherry brandy
10 - 15ml Creme de cassis
Chocolate cream topping:
25ml Chocolate flavoured Irish Cream liquor
100ml Whipping cream
10g Dark chocolate
1 Glace cherry
For the chocolate cream:
1 Whip the chocolate flavoured Irish Cream liquor with 100ml of whipping cream until it is lightly aerated. It should still be a pouring consistency.
2 Fill a martini glass with ice to chill.
3 Fill your cocktail shaker three quarters full of ice.
4 Add the crème de cacoa, cherry brandy and crème de cassis.
5 Shake vigourously for around 15 seconds to ensure that it is well mixed and well chilled.
6 Empty your martini glass and strain your cocktail into the glass.
7 Top with the chocolate whipped cream, grate over dark chocolate and garnish with a glace cherry.