The Grasshopper cocktail was invented in the 1930s and has become an iconic drink to enjoy over the festive season. This drink is a perfect beverage for anyone who wants something light, sweet, and delicious! It's also great for those who want to avoid too much alcohol or would like to serve it at a party with younger guests.
1 oz. Green Crème de Menthe
1 oz. White Crème de Cacao
2 oz. heavy cream
Freshly grated nutmeg for garnish
Pour the Crème de Menthe, Crème de Cacao and heavy cream into a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes.
Shake well for 20 seconds.
Strain into a chilled martini glass, garnish with nutmeg, and serve immediately.
The Tujague's Bar in New Orleans, Louisiana claims that the Grasshopper drink was invented by owner Philip Guichet back in 1918.