Brandy Alexander

Brandy Alexander Cocktail

The Brandy Alexander – a classic dessert cocktail with a reputation that even includes a history of popularity among a few of The Beatles. (I’d have never known that if it weren’t for reading the back story in Robert Simonson’s book, 3-Ingredient Cocktails. Regardless, with the right Cognac and crème de cacao, it’s the perfect dessert cocktail that isn’t overbearingly sweet.

Brandy Alexander
Recipe Type: Cocktail
Serves: 1
  • 2 oz. Cognac (or brandy)
  • 1 oz. crème de cacao
  • 1 oz. heavy cream
  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled.
  2. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with fresh nutmeg.

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