Mississippi Mudtini, a chocolate martini recipe with all the flavors of Mississippi Mud including marshmallow vodka, Godiva chocolate liqueur, and nocello! A simple Mississippi Mud drink that is the best party cocktail!
This Mississippi Mudtini cocktail recipe is incredible! It’s a fun and easy chocolate martini recipe with marshmallow vodka, perfect for the holiday season and even New Year’s Eve! You know how much I love fun cocktail recipes! It will definitely WOW your friends and family!! If chocolate cocktails aren’t quite your thing, my Cranberry Limoncello Spritzer is also very popular this time of year!
What is Mississippi Mud?
“Mississippi Mud” has many definitions and you will probably get a different answer depending on who you ask. There was a song from the 1920’s with the name sung by Bing Crosby but also performed by other well-known singers over the years. Wow, who knew?!
Mississippi Mud also refers to the dark muddy banks of the Mississippi River. Many gooey chocolate desserts (resembling “mud”) allegedly were named after those dark muddy banks, including the popular Mississippi Mud Pie as well Missippi Mud Cake, Ice Cream, Brownies, Cookies, and more!
The Mississippi Mud desserts all seem to be ooey gooey chocolate desserts but what else they contain can vary. The versions I remember having generally also had marshmallows (or marshmallow fluff) as well as nuts (such as pecans or walnuts).
Recently while browsing through Pinterest, I ran across pins of all sorts of Mississippi Mud desserts! They all brought back great memories of living in the south. I knew the marshmallow, chocolate, and nut flavors would be a perfect combination for a Mississippi cocktail recipe!
Next thing I knew I was making this Mud Drink. :) If you like this one, you’ll also like this Tiramisu Martini!
So to make this easy Mississippi Mud drink, I used milk (or you could use any kind of cream or even half & half), Godiva Chocolate Liqueur, Pinnacle Marshmallow Vodka, Nocello (Walnut liqueur), and Hershey’s chocolate syrup.
I’m not sure if Pinnacle is still making their marshmallow vodka anymore, but you should be able to find other brands. If you can’t find any, you could try a whipped cream flavor vodka instead.
This Mississippi Mudtini is a unique chocolate martini. If you’re looking for drink recipes with marshmallow vodka, this is definitely one to try!
Once you make your Mississippi Mudtini, pour in your favorite martini glasses and top the chocolate drinks with some chocolate whipped cream and chocolate shavings or chocolate sprinkles!
I took a chocolate candy bar and used a zester/grater to get some quick chocolate shavings.
The shaker you see in the pictures is one I bought at my local TJ Maxx. I haven’t seen it since but have been looking for another. Although if you’re looking for one, Amazon has a lot of fun cocktail shakers too!
These Mississippi Mudtini drinks would be a great addition to a Chocolate Martini Bar, don’t you think?
For a Chocolate Martini Bar, put out a bunch of ingredients and glasses, and let people make their own chocolate martinis. How fun would that be?!
Quick video to show you how to make this easy Mississippi Mudtini…
- 4 tablespoons Pinnacle Marshmallow Vodka (or other brand of marshmallow vodka or whipped cream vodka)
- 3 tablespoons Godiva Chocolate liqueur
- 3 tablespoons heavy cream or milk
- 2 tablespoons Nocello or a pecan liqueur or other nut liqueur
- 2 teaspoons Hershey's chocolate syrup
- Chocolate whipped cream (such as Reddi-wip)
- Chocolate shavings or curls
- Mix marshmallow vodka, chocolate liqueur, milk/cream, nut liqueur, and chocolate syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake for about 30 seconds.
- Strain drink into glass. Top drink with whipped cream and chocolate shavings/curls.
(Nutrition data is provided when available for informational purposes only and calculated using an online nutritional calculator. For the most accurate information please calculate based on specific ingredients and brands you use as well as any changes you made to the recipe. I am not a certified nutritionist or registered dietician and any nutritional information provided should only be used as a general guideline and estimate.)
This Mississippi Mudtini would go great with some Christmas cookies like these Easy Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies (Crazy for Crust), Chocolate Almond Biscotti (Plated Cravings), or my Cannoli Cookies!
(This post was slightly updated November, 2017 from the original)
That looks so much fun to make and eat!
Toni | BoulderLocavore says
I am D.Y.I.N.G. for this right now. It’s 9:37 a.m. and I want to dive in! This is beyond fantastic Lisa. It could not be more inviting.
The Gourmet Mom says
Hi Kelly…Wow, a chocolate lovers dream! Thank you. Lisa Montalva
Kelli from Happy Hour Cupcakes pointed me to this recipe and I had to try it out. I made slight modifications, using Frangelica for the nut liquor and cutting the vodka in half (4oz made the first drink overpowering). But the end result was chocolate decadence to ring in the New year with.. Fantastic recipe and a definite repeat in the near future.
Glad you enjoyed the recipe Kelly! Thanks for visiting Snappy Gourmet!
Pink Party Girl says
Oh. My. Gosh.
I cannot believe what you can come up with!
Girl, you got me at ‘CHOCOLATE’!! Now if I can just find Marshmallow Vodka!
Pink Party Girl
Pink Party Girl says
p.s. I’m looking for the 12-Step Program for Pinterest!!! Know of any??
If you find that 12-stop program for Pinterest, let me know. :)
What a great way to welcome 2012! thanks for sharing!
Lori @ RecipeGirl says
This looks completely amazing. Love decadent drink recipes like these. They make chocolate whipped cream??? Gotta find it!! Happy New Year!
Sonali aka The Foodie Physician says
This looks like a perfect drink to ring in the new year! And I want to try this marshmallow vodka- sounds delish!
This would definitely be my kind of thing!
Jersey Girl Cooks says
Yum! You make the best drinks, Lisa. I would love to raid your liquor cabinet…haha. Happy New year!
Naomi LaFave says
YUMMMM! This looks delicious. I’ll be trying it soon thanks for the inspiration!!
Thanks Naomi! Hope you enjoy!
Wow! Now this is a drink to try. I’ll be pinning this one to easily go to it! I’ve never heard of Pinnacle Marshmallow Vodka before!
Kelli Reppert says
I am jealous of your liquor cabinet. LOL
This sounds ah-ma-zing!
Kelli, Santa was good to me this year! And don’t be jealous, most of the stuff in my “cabinet” is old…… LOL