The Almond Joy Martini is a sweet and decadent cocktail that is inspired by the popular candy bar of the same name. It typically consists of coconut rum, chocolate liqueur, amaretto, and cream, garnished with toasted coconut flakes and a chocolate-covered almond. The cocktail is meant to evoke the flavors of the candy bar, which is made up of coconut, almonds, and milk chocolate. The drink is often served as a dessert cocktail or a nightcap.
Here's the recipe for an Almond Joy Martini:
Ingredients for the Almond Joy Martini cocktail:
- 2 oz. coconut rum
- 1 oz. chocolate liqueur
- 1 oz. amaretto liqueur
- 1 oz. half-and-half or cream
- Chocolate syrup
- Shredded coconut
Instructions for how to make a Almond Joy Martini cocktail:
- Rim a chilled martini glass with chocolate syrup and shredded coconut.
- In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the coconut rum, chocolate liqueur, amaretto liqueur, and half-and-half or cream.
- Shake well until chilled and strain into the prepared martini glass.
- Optional: Garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder or a chocolate-covered almond.
Enjoy your delicious Almond Joy Martini!