A blue cocktail garnished with a sprig of green mint

Grasshopper cocktail

  • serves 1
  • Easy

One for fans of mint chocolate, this retro, three-ingredient drink makes for an ideal dessert cocktail or festive party tipple


Make this minty Grasshopper cocktail, then check out our Baileys cocktail, Brandy Alexander, eggnog and more dessert cocktail recipes.

Recipe tip: Swap the cream for vanilla or mint chocolate chip ice cream and whizz everything together in a blender until smooth for a delicious boozy pudding.



  • crème de menthe 30ml
  • white crème de cacao 30ml
  • single cream 30ml
  • mint a sprig, to garnish
  • grated nutmeg or chocolate to garnish (optional)


  • Step 1

    Put all of the ingredients except the garnishes in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well until the outside of the shaker feels very cold, then strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with the mint and grated nutmeg or chocolate, if using.