ChaRIZZmas cannoli martini: The drink that has game

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ChaRIZZmas Cannoli Martini

Martini’s don’t get better than this.  The ChaRIZZmas Cannoli Martini is as gorgeous, as it is delicious.  The Martini is decadent with Whipped Cream Vodka, Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, and Creme de Cocoa- finished with Whipping cream, Fresh Ricotta cheese, and a dash of Cinnamon.  AND what about the rim?  In true Cannoli style, the Martini is even more dramatic with a melted Chocolate, Pistachio and Maraschino cherry finish.  A true homemade special occasion cocktail- your guests will not forget.  So great for Christmas

What is the RIZZ?  According to NPR RIZZ is Oxford’s word of the year for 2023.  It mean’s you have GAME- the shortened form of Charisma.  If you are an alluring flirt or a seductive Charmer-   You have RIZZ!  We couldn’t describe this cocktail any better!


Garnish Rim

  • Pistachios
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Maraschino Cherries
  • White Chocolate Melting Wafers


  • Whipped Cream Vodka
  • Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
  • Creme de Cocoa
  • Heavy Whipping Cream
  • Fresh Ricotta Cheese
  • A dash of Cinnamon
  • Ice

You will also need

  • A cocktail shaker
  • Pastry brush
  • Butter Knife

ChaRIZZmas Cannoli Martini

Decadent Cannoli Martini with a rim of white chocolate, Pistachio, Cherries and chocolate chips

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes 

Yield: 2

Chocolate Rim

  • cup Pistachios
  • cup Chocolate chips
  • 4 Maraschino Cherries
  • cup White Chocolate Melting wafers


  • 2 oz Whipped Cream Vodka
  • 1 oz Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
  • 1 oz Creme de Cocoa
  • 2 Tbsp Whipping cream
  • 2 Tbsp Ricotta cheese
  • Dash Cinnamon

Garnish the Rims

  • Dry 4 Maraschino cherries and chop finely
  • Chop the Pistachios, and chocolate chips, and mix- set aside
  • Melt your chocolate for 45 seconds in the microwave. Stir and heat another 15 seconds. Stir again
  • Use a pastry brush to paint the chocolate on the outside of the rim. Paint a thin line- but apply thickly all around the glass
  • Use a butter knife to press the Chocolate, nut and cherry mixture into the rim chocolate -all around the glass
  • Store in the refrigerator until your are ready to use

Mix your cocktail

  • Measure your Whipped Cream vodka, Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, and Creme de Cacao in a Cocktail shaker with ice
  • Add Whipping cream, Ricotta, and a dash of Cinnamon
  • Shake vigorously and strain into your prepared and beautifully rimmed glasses
  • Serve and enjoy your Christmas Martini

The Traditional Cannoli

Cannoli is an iconic Italian dessert known for its crispy outer shell and creamy filling. If you are a food lover or have a sweet tooth, then Cannoli should definitely be on your radar. Not only is it delicious, but Cannoli is also steeped in a rich history and culture that is unique to Italy.

The Cannoli has become a beloved dessert around the world, and its popularity has led to countless variations and adaptations. So, whether you’re looking to try a traditional Cannoli, a modern interpretation,  or a Cannoli Cocktail- it’s a dessert that is well worth your attention. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you- We always enjoyed Cannoli’s at special occasions like Christmas- Try the Best Cannoli Martini from Cuss Kitchen

Dessert Martinis

Now we get to the Martini!  Some say the cocktail came from a drink called the Martinez, from the town of Martinez, California- around the time of the Gold rush.

Dessert martinis are a pretty recent phenomenon, but it is truly fun to add our favorite flavors into a Martini glass.

This magical mixture is festive for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, or any holiday party. H#ll- make this Martini any day you need a dessert. cocktail!

FAQ’s for Dessert Martini’s

What the FAQ?

Why will I love a Dessert Martini?

Dessert Martinis are becoming popular and trendy.  They are smooth, creamy, and often taste like our favorite pies and desserts.  Popular dessert Martinis include Chocolate, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Key Lime Pie, Apple Butter, and so many more.  What’s more – It seems every Holiday features new and imaginative creations, such as the ‘Hallow Weenie Martini’, or the ‘Santa Clausmopolitan’.

Do you put ice in a Dessert Martini?

No, Martini’s typically feature chilled Martini glasses, and cocktails that have been shaken with ice and strained.  A Martini without ice is often called “Dry”.

What kind of alcohol is used in a Dessert Martini?  

Martinis feature Vodka, but dessert Martini’s may contain additional flavors and liqueurs.  In addition they generally feature imaginative and tasty rims.

What do you pair with a Dessert Martini?

Since Dessert Martini’s are generally sweeter, they tend to go beautifully with appetizers that are salty.  In fact, Dessert Martinis are often served with Charcuterie Boards.

Can a Dessert Martini be dirty?

Dirty Dessert Martinis are unlikely. ‘Dirty’ usually refers to olive brine, which is not very complementary to Dessert Martini flavors.  So your Dessert Martini cannot be Dirty- but you and your crazy antics could be an entirely different story!

This article originally appeared on CussKitchen and was syndicated by MediaFeed.

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