Godiva, another name of the great chocolate brand, has successfully created the chocolate bites into liquid form. So, the Godiva liqueur recipe is well-demanded as well. There are thousands of different forms and versions of this chocolate liqueur, but the Godiva version is so far the best. The gratifying texture of liqueur is really refreshing and for party lovers, it is a great option. Anyways, I and my friends never miss a chance of having delicious, not entirely sweet, chocolate liqueur, especially from Godiva. In this article, I’m going to share the Godiva special recipes with you guys.
Godiva liqueur recipe:
Preparing the exact taste like Godiva is not that easy and requires a lot of patience too. The main ingredient creme de cacao takes almost one month to perfectly set the flavor. After that, you can enjoy your chocolate liqueur anytime, anywhere just within five minutes. When I tried to prepare it at home, I didn’t know this trick. So, my liqueur didn’t taste amazing. After researching every ingredient and advice from experts, I have learned this fact about setting the flavor of creme de cacao. Undoubtedly, you will experience the best chocolate liqueur at a very low cost. Treat yourself and family or friends with the precious taste of copycat Godiva chocolate liqueur recipes.
I’m going to make the list into two parts for your better understanding of the creme de cacao and liqueur.
For Creme De Cacao:
- 1 cup of filtered water
- 2 cups granulated organic cane sugar
- 1 cup of organic cacao nibs
- 2 organic vanilla beans, spilled
- 3 cups of vodka
- 3 tbsp. of chocolate extract
For Chocolate Liqueur:
- 11/2 oz. of creme de cacao
- 2 oz. of vodka
- cocoa powder for garnish
- lime for garnish
First of all, I’m going to tell you the process of preparing creme de cacao. You need to follow the recipe step by step in order to get the perfect taste of creme de cacao. You can prepare 6 servings of liqueur from this amount of creme de cacao.
Step 1: In a coffee grinder, add the cacao ribs and grind until powdered. This is a must-do step. Your cacao ribs have to be fully grounded if you want a smooth creme de cacao.
Step 2: Add the water, organic cane sugar, vanilla beans, and powdered cacao ribs into a saucepan to boil.
Step 3: When the water is on the boiling point, lessen the heat into a simmer. Cover the saucepan with a lid and let it stay for 20 minutes.
Step 4: After 20 minutes, remove the saucepan from heat and let the liquid mixture cool in the room temperature for about 30 minutes.
Step 5: When the liquid mixture is cold enough, pour 3 cups of vodka and 3 tbsp. of chocolate extract into the saucepan.
Step 6: Your creme de cacao is almost ready. Stirring the liquid, transfer into an airtight jar, and place them into the fridge for 1 month.
This one month is the maximum time of sitting the flavor. If you can’t wait that long, keep it for one week or two. but the best result comes in one month.
For chocolate liqueur:
Step 1: Place the cocoa powder and lime wage in a shallow bowl.
Step 2: Add the lime juice from the edge of a highball glass and place them upside down into the shallow bowl to add the cocoa powder. You can totally skip the garnish part. In the Godiva, the sour texture and rich cocoa texture, you get, this is the reason.
Step 3: In a cocktail shake, add ice, 2 oz. vodka, and 11/2 oz. of creme de cacao. Shake the liqueur for 1 minute, and pour them into a highball glass.
I usually sprinkle some cocoa powder into the glass too to give a classy look.
Godiva special chocolate martini recipe:
Chocolate martini is another version of the classic post-dinner treat. When you are craving for boozy and sweet both, nothing is better than this martini. Chocolate Martini Godiva requires Godiva chocolate liqueur, so from the previous recipe, you can prepare it. Also, Godiva chocolate liqueur is available in super shops. Let’s go for the chocolate martini recipe.
- Chocolate liqueur about 11/2 oz.
- Vodka about 1/2 oz.
- Heavy cream about 21/2 oz.
- Creme de cacao about 11/2 oz.
- chocolate syrup for topping
How to make a chocolate martini step by step:
Step 1: I’m going to add the chocolate liqueur, vodka, heavy cream, and creme de cacao in the cocktail shaker. Shaking them heavily for almost 1 minute so that the ice smoothly mixes up.
Step 2: With a Hawthorne strainer, strain it in a martini glass.
Step 3: Top with chocolate syrup for getting a classy look.
This Godiva chocolate martini fills up your heart with the ultimate rich chocolatey texture. You can also garnish your chocolate martini with strawberry, mint, blackberry, etc. The choice is up to you. I love it whole chocolatey that’s why I have added only chocolate syrup.
Both chocolate martini and chocolate liqueur from Godiva are amazing. With the recipes I have shared, you can easily make your own drinks and be able to cut your expenses at a party. The feelings of preparing such a restaurant type drink at home with the ultimate taste beat everything. Savor the drink with all of your heart.