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Vanilla Vodka Recipes - Flying Grasshopper

Ingredients

  • 2 fluid ounces chocolate liqueur
  • 2 fluid ounces creme de menthe
  • 1 fluid ounce vanilla vodka
  • 1 fluid ounce vodka
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1 teaspoon chocolate syrup

Glass

Flying Grasshopper Glass

Preparation instructions:

  1. Pour the chocolate liqueur, creme de menthe, vanilla vodka, regular vodka, and half-and-half cream into a cocktail shaker over ice. Cover, and shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted. Strain into chilled martini glasses rimmed with chocolate syrup to serve.

Original recipe makes 2 servings

History of the Flying Grasshopper Cocktail

The Grasshopper is a traditional drink , well known for its minty flavour . The Grasshopper takes its name from the green color . Originating in New Orleans in the 1950s , the Grasshopper has stood the test of time to turn into a part of the pantheon of iconic cocktails .