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A Valentine’s cocktail for lovers of chocolate

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Valentine’s Day is for lovers, and that includes lovers of all things chocolate, like this chocolate-covered cherry martini from Simply Fondue. With layers of dark chocolate liqueur, cherry vodka and cherry juice, it’s a sweet and creamy take on the treasured candy. Whip one up for that special someone or be devilishly selfish and savor it all by yourself.

Chocolate-Covered Cherry Martini

Serves 1

• Chocolate whipped cream for rimming glass

• 1 maraschino cherry

• 1 ounce Godiva dark chocolate liqueur

• 1 ounce cherry-flavored vodka

• 3 ounces heavy cream

• 1/2 ounce maraschino cherry juice

1. Dip the rim of a martini glass into chocolate whipped cream. Place the cherry in the bottom of the glass.

2. Add chocolate liqueur, vodka and cream to an ice-filled cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Strain into glass. Top with cherry juice and serve.

— 111 W. Fourth St., Fort Worth, 817-348-0633, www.simplyfonduefortworth.com

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