Brandy Alexander1oz Brandy 1oz Crème de cacao 1oz Cream (Heavy cream)
Garnish: Grated nutmeg on top
Shake in ice and strain in to a Cocktail glass
This coming week-end is Easter Sunday so I thought it would be fun to put up a chocolate inspired drink. This is a delicious dessert drink that tastes creamy, strong and yes, chocolatey. The nutmeg garnish is optional, but gives a nice aroma.
The Brandy Alexander is a variation of an earlier drink called simply ‘Alexander’, the difference being Gin instead of Brandy. Both versions are classics that date back to the early 20th Century and are a great alternative to offer someone who would usually order a ‘Chocolate Martini’.
The recipe calls for Creme de Cacao, which for those of you who haven’t had it, is a chocolate flavored liqueur. Marie Brizard Creme de Cocoa Brown is the one I would personally recommend, and using a premium Brandy will help this drink tastes its best too.
Don’t wait on the Easter bunny if you want to indulge in some chocolatey goodness this week-end, instead go order yourself this yummy after dinner drink or use the recipe above to make it at home.
Happy Easter and Passover everyone!