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A blue cocktail garnished with a sprig of green mint

Grasshopper cocktail

Published: December 3, 2021 at 2:52 pm
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

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.


  • 30ml crème de menthe
  • 30ml white crème de cacao
  • 30ml single cream
  • a sprig mint, 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.

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