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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.

Read more about Classic New Orleans Cocktails for Mardi Gras.

1
Servings
413
Calories Per Serving

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.

Nutritional Facts
Servings1
Calories Per Serving413
Total Fat11g17%
Sugar36gN/A
Saturated7g33%
Cholesterol39mg13%
Protein0.6g1.2%
Carbs36g12%
Vitamin A117µg13%
Vitamin C0.2mg0.3%
Vitamin D0.2µgN/A
Vitamin E0.3mg1.5%
Vitamin K0.9µg1.1%
Calcium18mg2%
Folate (food)1µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)1µgN/A
Magnesium2mgN/A
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Phosphorus18mg3%
Polyunsaturated0.5gN/A
Potassium21mg1%
Sodium15mg1%