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Grasshopper Recipe


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


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.