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Traditional Grasshopper Cocktail

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Hop into one of these little cocktails, well-chilled, smooth and creamy. The Grasshopper is a classic mix of crème de menthe and crème de cacao with cream, created back in 1919 at Tujagues Restaurant in New Orleans.
Ingredients
  Creme de menthe 1 Ounce
  Creme de cacao 1 Ounce
  Cream 1 Ounce
  Nutmeg 1 Dash
  Ice cubes 10 Medium, cracked
Directions

MAKING
1. In a cocktail shaker, add the Crème de Menthe, Crème de Cacao, cream and ice cubes and shake over ice.
2. Strain into a chilled glass.

SERVING
3. Garnish with a dash of nutmeg and serve chilled.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Wine And Drink
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Mixing
Drink: 
Cocktail, Alcohol
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
1

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