Frangelico cocktail recipes, like this International Incident Martini with Baileys and amaretto are the perfect drink for St. Patrick’s Day.
St. Patrick’s Day will soon be here and Bailey’s Irish Cream is also a favorite of mine to serve on this fun day. I love to experiment with different cocktail recipes year round, but I really enjoy them for special holidays.
This International Incident Martini is a creamy and delicious cocktail that will really get your holiday gathering started. Making cocktails for friends is a fun way to enjoy any party in a festive way.
It is easy to see where the drink go its name. Bailey’s Irish Cream – Ireland √ ~Frangelico – Northern Italy √ ~ Kahlua – Mexico √ ~ Vodka – Russia √, and Amaretto – also Northern Italy.
Put these spirits from different countries together in one glass and you have an International Incident!
Be sure to also check out my coffee martini recipe for another great cocktail featuring Frangelico, Kahlua and vodka.
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How to drizzle a martini glass
Glass decoration turns an ordinary cocktail into a festive holiday presentation. It sets a nice mood for your party guests, and turns an everyday dinner into a romantic evening for two.
Since St. Patrick’s day is also associated with chocolate, drizzling the martini glass for your cocktail with melted chocolate makes perfect sense.
This technique is quite simple. The only ingredient needed is some chocolate syrup – you can melt some chocolate in the microwave or buy a bottled chocolate syrup. The only other thing required is a martini glass.
For a step by step tutorial, check out this post to see how to decorate a martini glass with chocolate.
What spirits are used for this St. Patricks Day martini?
This drink is powerful. It has no soda or juice – it has just different spirits combined for one great taste.
The spirit mixture is this:
- Bailey’s Irish Cream
Why use a cocktail shaker for the International Incident Martini?
I used a cocktail shaker to make my Bailey’s martini recipe.
The main reason to use a cocktail shaker in any drinks is to completely combine all of the drink’s ingredients in order to create a single, beautiful blend of flavor.
If you notice, many cocktail recipes recommend using this technique.
Cocktail shakers also get very cold when you shake them since they are metal. This makes the drink colder than one shaken in a normal jar.
This is a great benefit for drinks that aren’t served over ice.
Time to make this Frangelico cocktail
Place some ice in a cocktail shaker and add your spirits. Shake until the alcohol is well combined.
Strain the Baileys drink into the chocolate drizzled martini glass.
Add some grated chocolate to your Frangelico cocktail
For a bit of extra flavor, use a microplane grate to grate in some dark chocolate.
This not only adds some extra color to your amaretto and Bailey’s drink, but also adds a burst of chocolate flavor to the cocktail, too.
Enjoy this amazing chocolate amaretto martini! Remember to drink responsibly. For another delicious martini, try this caramel apple martini.
Do you have a favorite drink that you like to serve on St. Patrick’s Day? What is it? Please let us know in the comments below.
If you want something sweet to enjoy with this cocktail try these amazing Bailey’s Irish Cream brownies. They are to die for!
Pin this Frangelico cocktail recipe for later
Would you like a reminder of this Bailey’s and amaretto martini? Just pin the photo of this International Incident drink to one of your cocktail boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.
Admin note: this post first appeared on the blog in February of 2017. I have updated the post with new photos, a printable recipe card with nutritional info and a video for you to enjoy.
- 3/4 ounce of Kahlua
- 1 1/2 ounce of Bailey's Irish Cream
- 3/4 ounce of Amaretto
- 1 ounce of good quality Vodka
- 3/4 ounce of Frangelico
- Grated chocolate (optional)
For best results use a cocktail shaker.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 386Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 9mgCarbohydrates: 34gFiber: 0gSugar: 34gProtein: 0g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.