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Grasshopper

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.