The Grasshopper cocktail is a classic, creamy and minty cocktail that dates back to the 1920s. It is believed to have originated in New Orleans, Louisiana, though there is disputed evidence that the cocktail may have been created in San Francisco. The Grasshopper is a sweet, dessert-like cocktail that is traditionally made with crème de menthe, crème de cacao, and cream. It is often served as an after-dinner drink.
If you’re looking to make a Grasshopper cocktail at home, here’s what you’ll need:
• 1 ounce crème de menthe
• 1 ounce crème de cacao
• 1 ounce cream
• Cocktail glass
• Crushed Ice
• Chocolate shavings
• Mint leaves
Cocktail Mixing Instructions:
- Fill a cocktail shaker with crushed ice.
- Pour in the crème de menthe, crème de cacao, and cream.
- Shake the ingredients well until they are combined.
- Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with chocolate shavings and mint leaves.
Your Grasshopper cocktail is now ready to enjoy! The grasshopper is a classic, creamy and minty cocktail that is perfect for after-dinner sipping. It’s a sweet treat that will leave your guests feeling satisfied, and it’s lovely green color makes it a perfect drink for your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. Make some this year and let us know how they turned out!
Need some other beverage ideas? You can find a lengthy list of drinks you can make at home here.