Grasshopper cocktail

Looking for a spooky cocktail to serve at a Halloween party? With its bright green colour, this minty grasshopper cocktail will certainly look the part...

Cocktail | Easy | Serves 1 | Prep 5 Minutes


  • ice

  • 25ml crème de menthe

  • 25ml white crème de cacao

  • 25ml single cream

To garnish

  • mint sprig

  • 25g melted chocolate

  • (optional)


Start by making the garnish. Take a sprig of mint, strip off the leaves at the base and dip the stalk in the melted chocolate, holding the upper leaves gently. Leave to set on a plate or tray.

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then pour in the liqueurs and cream. Shake hard until the outside of the cocktail shaker is cold, then strain in to a cocktail glass or small coupe. Garnish with the chocolate-dipped sprig of mint.


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