The Grasshopper

A luscious hot drink made from the delicate combination of rich dark chocolate infused with mint. Creamy, intense and crisp all at once!


Serves 4

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Cook's NoteWarm the mugs first by filling with hot water and allowing them to stand for 1 minute, then empty out and top up with your hot chocolate. This way, your hot chocolate keeps warmer for longer while you take your time to enjoy it.
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  • 350ml milk
  • 50ml cream
  • 5g cocoa powder
  • 100g LINDT EXCELLENCE Mint Intense
  • 7ml crème de menthe liqueur (optional)


In a medium-sized saucepan bring the milk and the cream to the boil. Remove from the heat and add in the cocoa powder – stirring until dissolved. Then add the broken pieces of the LINDT EXCELLENCE Mint Intense chocolate. Stir well until all is dissolved.

Place back on a low heat and warm slightly until a nice smooth chocolate mixture is achieved. Then add the crème de menthe liqueur (this is optional).

Serve in Le Creuset Espresso Mugs with whipped cream and shavings of LINDT chocolate.