The Grasshopper cocktail is a sweet green-colored after dinner drink. The original concoction called for green crème de menthe, crème de cacao, and cream or half and half. This green monster practically screams out for a remake.
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If you think that marshmallows are strictly kid stuff, Shauna Sever's Marshmallow Madness is out to change your mind. She's thoughtfully included a chapter entitled "Happy Hour" for marshmallow aficionados of legal age. These Crème De Menthe Marshmallows are a squishy take on the classic cocktail the Grasshopper.
Homemade creme de menthe tastes and smells like just-picked mint, completely blowing away the commercial stuff with a bright and natural flavor that you just can't get from extracts. DIY mint liqueur is like a delicious candy cane in alcohol form—and since it takes only three ingredients and one day to make, there's still time to make some for Christmas.
Homemade creme de menthe tastes and smells like fresh mint. It completely blows away the commercial stuff, and it's totally simple to make.