Photo: John Kernick; Stylist: Alistar Turnbull/Pat Bates and Associates
Grated bittersweet chocolate adorns the rims of glasses filled with the after-dinner Grasshopper cocktail that's made with vanilla-infused vodka.
Makes 6 drinks (serving size: 1 drink)


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1/2 ounce bittersweet chocolate
2 teaspoons corn syrup
3/4 cup clear crème de menthe
3/4 cup white-chocolate liqueur
3/4 cup vanilla-infused vodka
6 mint sprigs


Using a superfine grater, grate bittersweet chocolate onto a saucer. Use a finger to rub 1/3 teaspoon corn syrup around rims of each of 6 glasses. Roll each rim in the grated chocolate and set aside. Pour crème de menthe, white-chocolate liqueur, and vanilla-infused vodka into a shaker filled with ice. Shake until well blended. Strain into glasses (be careful not to splash off the chocolate rims). Serve each cocktail with a sprig of mint.

Created date

November 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 306
Fat 5.4 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 0.3 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 18 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Calcium 1 mg