Grasshopper Recipe

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Grasshopper Recipe
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Take some time and forethought when making a proper Grasshopper. It’s totally worth it to avoid the neon green mouthwash that is found with most commercial crème de menthe. You’ll need to follow this recipe for the homemade version, which takes a full day to make, before mixing this refreshing and decadent New Orleans original.

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1
Servings
413
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 Ounces homemade crème de menthe
  • Lime zest for garnish
  • 1 Ounce heavy cream

Directions

Combine crème de menthe and cream into a shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a coupe glass and zest lime over the top using a microplane.

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
17%
Sugar
36g
N/A
Saturated Fat
7g
33%
Cholesterol
39mg
13%
Protein
0.6g
1.2%
Carbs
36g
12%
Vitamin A
117µg
13%
Vitamin C
0.2mg
0.3%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.5%
Vitamin K
0.9µg
1.1%
Calcium
18mg
2%
Folate (food)
1µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
1µg
N/A
Magnesium
2mg
N/A
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Phosphorus
18mg
3%
Polyunsaturated
0.5g
N/A
Potassium
21mg
1%
Sodium
15mg
1%

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