How sweet it is! This rich, velvety drink is dessert in a glass.
- 1 1/3 cups (325 mL) half and half
- 1 cup (250 mL) semi-sweet chocolate morsels
- 1 container (10 oz) frozen raspberries in syrup, thawed
- 6 oz (175 g) raspberry-flavored vodka, divided
- 2 cups (500 mL) ice, divided
- Fresh raspberries and mint sprigs (optional)
Place half and half in Classic Batter Bowl; microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 60-90 seconds or until beginning to simmer. Add chocolate morsels; whisk using Stainless Whisk until smooth. Pour half of the chocolate mixture into Shaker.
Strain raspberries using (5-in./13-cm) Strainer into Small Batter Bowl, pressing with Ladle to measure 2/3 cup (150 mL) juice. (Discard seeds.) Using jigger to measure, add 3 oz (90 g) of the vodka, 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the raspberry juice and 1 cup (250 mL) of the ice to Shaker. Secure lid on Shaker; shake vigorously 1-2 minutes or until ice is almost melted and mixture is smooth. Divide martinis evenly among three Dots Martini Glasses.
Pour remaining chocolate mixture, vodka, raspberry juice and ice into Shaker; shake and serve in three additional Martini Glasses as directed above. Garnish with raspberries, if desired.
- 6 servings
Nutrients per serving:
U.S. Nutrients per serving: Calories 360, Total Fat 17 g, Saturated Fat 10 g, Cholesterol 20 mg, Carbohydrate 36 g, Protein 4 g, Sodium 30 mg, Fiber 3 g
To substitute frozen raspberries in syrup, place 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) bagged frozen raspberries in (2-cup/500-mL) Prep Bowl. Place 1/4 cup (50 mL) sugar and 1/2 cup (125 mL) water in Small Micro-Cooker®. Microwave 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved; pour over berries. Let stand 2-3 minutes or until berries are thawed. Meanwhile, prepare recipe as directed in Step 1. Proceed as directed in Step 2.
To add a decorative touch to martinis, place 1/4 cup (50 mL) semi-sweet chocolate morsels in (1-cup/250-mL) Prep Bowl. Microwave on HIGH 30-45 seconds, stirring every 15 seconds. Place melted chocolate into a resealable plastic bag and decorate inside of glasses. Fill with martini mixture.