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Grasshopper

Grated bittersweet chocolate adorns the rims of glasses filled with the after-dinner Grasshopper cocktail that's made with vanilla-infused vodka.

Health DECEMBER 2011

  • Yield: Makes 6 drinks (serving size: 1 drink)

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 306
  • Fat: 5.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 18g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Calcium: 1mg
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