Brandy Alexander Recipe

Brandy Alexander
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The Brandy Alexander is a rich and creamy cocktail that is brandy-based and with a spirit-forward flavor. It is a variation on the Alexander cocktail by using brandy instead of gin.


2 oz brandy
1 oz cream
1 oz dark crème de cacao

Preparation: How to make a Brandy Alexander

  1. Add all ingredients except nutmeg to a cocktail shaker and shake until chilled.
  2. Strain into a cocktail glass (can also be served on the rocks).
  3. Garnish with a sprinkle of nutmeg on top.
Brandy Alexander