Remember the old-fashioned cocktail party? The parties that our parents used to throw are a thing of the past. Nowadays it is not enough to have the neighbors over to pour a nasty-tasting straight up drink into a glass and serve it. Nowadays throwing a cocktail party is all about the flare and pizzazz. Cocktails today are not your parent's cocktails, they are delicacies to be celebrated and enjoyed. Taste is only part of the ambiance to your impending get together. To add that extra ahhhhh to your celebration, make sure to class it up by adding chocolate petals to your cocktails.
Along with the time when your parents were throwing their cocktail parties, chocolate was reserved for dessert. It is still an excellent after dinner delicacy, but over the past decade, chocolate has found its way into our mixed drinks and after dinner drinks to add a little extraordinary yum to the ordinary. Its not only about the way a drink tastes anymore, it is also about the way that it appears. The extra effort of decorating your drinks with props like chocolate petals, will wow your guests and will be the talk of the town the proceeding day.
When planning your party, having a theme is the best way to keep it coherent. Don't opt to go with the ordinary plain drinks. Center your party around chocolate concoctions such as chocolate martinis, chocolate cosmopolitans, or any array of different chocolate based drinks. Make the party pop by making chocolate petals to adorn the glass, it will be like a drink and dessert all in one.
What you will need
To assemble the chocolate petals: