This Brandy Alexander cocktail is ambrosia in a glass. The cognac, crème de cacao, and chrism alloy calm to anatomy a altogether counterbalanced alcohol that satisfies any candied tooth.
You may accept heard of an Alexander cocktail before. It mixes gin with creme de cocao and cream. A actual agnate alcohol to this, the Brandy Alexander uses brandy or Cognac instead of gin.
If you like creamy, chocolatey drinks you’re activity to adulation this one. It’s not too candied – the Cognac absolutely balances the flavors.
The two types of booze in this cocktail are brandy and creme de cocao. For these, I about use an affordable Cognac like Hennessy VS or a VS or XO Brandy from E & J. Either of these, or addition affordable brandy will assignment accomplished in this cocktail.
I use Bols bright Creme de Cocao. It has acceptable acidity and is accessible to find. There’s a aphotic adaptation as able-bodied that you can use, admitting it will accord a darker cast to this cocktail. De Kruyper additionally is a acceptable brand.
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This Brandy Alexander blends Cognac, creme de cocao and chrism for a abstracted ambrosia cocktail.
- 1 oz brandy (Cognac)
- 1 oz crème de cocao
- 1 oz chrism
- nutmeg for adornment
- Mix all capacity in a cocktail shaker with ice. Agitate agilely for 20 seconds, until able-bodied chilled.
- Pour into a auto glass. Adornment with afresh grated nutmeg.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 177Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 9mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g
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