The Grasshopper was invented in New Orleans. Its exact origins
are unknown due to the Prohibition.
- 1 ½ ounces crème de cacao
- 1 ½ ounces crème de menthe
- 2 ounces heavy cream
- For the garnish: Shaved chocolate (optional)
Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Add 2 handfuls of ice and shake until cold.
Strain into a cocktail glass. Top with shaved chocolate if