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Valentine’s Day martini menu

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Bring on the pink cocktails!

Not only is Valentine's Day a great excuse to overindulge in chocolate and candy, it's also the perfect reason to drink pink martinis. Whether you're raising your glass to true love or drowning your sorrows in it, these cocktails will help with either.
All American Sweetheart cocktail

District American Kitchen & Wine Bar brings us this cocktail as part of their Valentine's Day menu. Start your romantic dinner off with this festive drink at the bar, or end the evening with it as a sweet nightcap. Just don't forget the goodnight kiss!

All-American sweetheart martini recipe

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 2-1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1-1/2 ounces peach schnapps
  • 1 ounce orange juice
  • 1 ounce strawberry puree
  • Ice
  • Heart-shaped gummy candy (garnish)

Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker.
  2. Shake.
  3. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  4. Garnish with a heart-shaped gummy candy.

And just in case you don't get your fill of chocolate during the day, this martini recipe has you covered with chocolate in liquid form. It doesn't get much better than that, does it?

Pink chocolate martini recipe

Serves 1

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce vanilla vodka
  • 1-1/2 ounces crème de cacao
  • 1/2 ounce amaretto
  • 1/2 ounce grenadine syrup
  • 4 tablespoons Cool Whip
  • Ice

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker.
  2. Shake until Cool Whip is completely dissolved.
  3. Strain into a martini glass.

More Valentine's Day recipes

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Sexy Valentine's Day cocktails
Valentine's Day family dinner menu

Photo credit: Kelley Karnes
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