This shockingly green, creamy cocktail was invented in 1919 but didn’t become popular until the Eisenhower era. It’s making a comeback today as modern mixologists update the retro classic with ingredients like fresh mint and black pepper. Slideshow:  Classic Cocktails 

Food & Wine
March 2015

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Credit: © Lucas Allen

Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the crème de cacao, crème de menthe and cream. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe.

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