+

Brandy Alexander Cocktail

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 ounces dark crème de cacao
  • 2 ounces heavy cream
  • 1 1/2 ounces brandy
  • Ice
  • Whole nutmeg, for grating
Try Amazon Fresh
Nutritional Information
  • Calories478
  • Fat21.87g
  • Saturated fat13.64g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs20.82g
  • Fiber0.42g
  • Sugar19.9g
  • Protein1.34g
  • Cholesterol77.68mg
  • Sodium26.83mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (1 servings) Powered by

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Brandy Alexander Cocktail

This classic after-dinner drink is said to be an adaptation of a gin-based cocktail named the Alexander. While both are shaken with crème de cacao and heavy cream, this version has brandy swapped in for the gin. Sip this creamy tipple after the holiday feast as you chat on the couch with friends and family.

Tips for Christmas

Instructions

  1. 1Place a cocktail glass in the freezer to chill.
  2. 2Place the crème de cacao, cream, and brandy in a cocktail shaker. Add ice to fill the shaker halfway, cover, and shake until the outside is frosted, about 30 seconds.
  3. 3Strain into the chilled glass and top with freshly grated nutmeg.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

Tired of Pumpkin? This Genoise Cake with Cranberry Curd Filling Is the Move
Food News

Tired of Pumpkin? This Genoise Cake with Cranberry Curd Filling Is the Move

by Amy Schulman | Let’s get one thing on the record: Cakes may be easy to bake, but they’re certainly tough to decorate...

Birria Red Tacos Prove Soaking Your Tortillas Is a Genius Move
Food Trends

Birria Red Tacos Prove Soaking Your Tortillas Is a Genius Move

by David Klein | Learn how to make birria tacos at home and you’ll never go back to your usual naked tortilla. A taco...

9 Short Rib Recipes to Feast on All Fall & Winter
Recipe Round-Ups

9 Short Rib Recipes to Feast on All Fall & Winter

by David Klein | Any way you cut it, short ribs satisfy with a juicy layer of fat that adds gobs of delicious beefy...