Inspired by the Waitrose Avocado Easter Egg, the cocktail is made with both white and dark chocolate and natural colouring. It features a rum base and also includes peppermint extract and cream, and a dark chocolate button creates the avocado stone effect – perfect for grown-ups looking to indulge in a playful Easter treat.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED (SERVES 1)

  • 30g white chocolate, melted
  • 40ml double cream
  • 40ml white rum
  • A few drops of Cooks’ Ingredients Peppermint Natural Extract
  • A few drops of natural green food colouring

TO GARNISH

  • 1 x giant chocolate button
  • Dark chocolate, melted

 WHAT YOU NEED TO DO

  1. Prepare a martini glass by dipping the rim into the melted dark chocolate and chilling it in the fridge until it sets
  2. Stir all of the ingredients (except the garnishes) together in a cocktail shaker, fill with ice and shake for about 10 seconds until the mixture is well chilled
  3. Strain the chilled mixture into the chocolate rimmed, chilled martini glass and float the chocolate button on the top, and enjoy

Recipe and image courtesy of Waitrose & Partners 
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