Chocolate Minter Wonderland

Who here likes Andes Chocolate mints?

I remember when I first encountered these mints, it was my first time at the Olive Garden. The server would give you them with your check. It was love at first bite.

I wanted to see if I can make this cool, chocolate, goodness into a cocktail.

So I started by making my own chocolate syrup. I used @navitasorganics cacao powder, oat milk, and turbinado sugar. Then, I made a mint syrup using mint leaves, spinach, sugar, and peppermint extract. I combined it with @oatly oat milk to lighten the color. Finally, I infused vodka with cacao nibs and mixed it with some of the chocolate syrup. Enjoy this dessert cocktail!


  • 2oz Vodka @steeldustvodka with 1oz chocolate syrup
  • 2oz Scratch made mint syrup with 1oz oat milk
  • 2oz Scratch made Chocolate syrup


  • In serving glass, pour the chocolate syrup.
  • In a shaker tin, combine the mint syrup with oatmilk. Add ice and shake. Strain over the chocolate syrup and layer with the back of your bar spoon.
  • In another shaker tin, combine the chocolate syrup with vodka. Add ice and shake. Strain over the mint layer with the back of your bar spoon. Enjoy!

Chocolate Syrup Recipe

1/4 cup cacao powder
1 cup turbinado sugar (or sugar of choice)
1 cup oat milk

  • Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and simmer in medium heat.
  • Stir all ingredients until sugar is dissolved.
  • Simmer for about 15 minutes or until you get your desired consistency.

Green Mint Syrup Recipe

1 1/2 cup water
1 cup spinach
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup mint leaves
3/8 tsp of peppermint extract

  • Pour all ingredients, except for the sugar, into a blender and blend.
  • Fine strain into a sauce pan.
  • Add sugar and stir until it dissolves.
  • Simmer in low heat until you get your desired consistency.
  • Add peppermint extract.

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