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Christmas Peppermint Mocha Martini

If you’re a fan of such drinks as the Espresso Martini or the White Russian, but want something a bit more festive this Christmas, try our Peppermint Mocha Cocktail recipe. With vodka, peppermint schnapps, chocolate liqueur, and heavy cream, this festive cocktail is both indulgent and refreshing and is perfect for an after-dinner cocktail or sweet treat this festive season.

Peppermint Mocha Cocktail Recipe

Recipe by BeverageBeaver
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Difficulty: Easy


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A Peppermint Mocha Martini is a festive cocktail consisting of vodka, peppermint schnapps, chocolate liqueur, heavy cream, and a candy cane garnish.


  • 1.5 oz Vodka

  • 1 oz peppermint Schnapps

  • 1 oz Chocolate Liqueur

  • 0.5 oz Heavy Cream

  • Candy cane For Garnish


  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the vodka, peppermint schnapps, chocolate liqueur, and heavy cream.
  • Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 15-20 seconds.
  • Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  • Garnish with a candy cane and serve.

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Make It More Festive (optional)

To make this peppermint mocha martini extra festive, rim the martini glass with chocolate syrup and press it into a plate of crushed candy cane.

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