Brandy Alexander Cocktail Recipe

Brandy Alexander is one of the elegant drinks and ruled the cocktail world throughout the 20th century. This incomparable drink is a Brandy version of the gin-based Alexander cocktail. You must try this drink at least once, as it is just amazing drink for winter afternoons. However, you can also serve this eye-catching cocktail after dinner but do not forget to serve it with chocolate dessert. This warmer and silkier version contains dark cacao creme, brandy and cream. You can garnish this creamy cocktail with the dust of freshly grated nutmeg and serve it in any of your favourite cocktail glass. This recipe serves just one person but multiply its ingredients with the number of your family members, colleagues or friends.

Preparation Time: 2 to 5 minutes

Serving Size: 01


– 1 oz cream
– 1 oz dark cacao creme
– 1 oz brandy
– Ice cubes or crushed ice
– Ground nutmeg for garnishing purpose- optional


  • 1

    Make sure that before you begin that you thoroughly wash your hands and the entire kitchen work surface that you  intend to use for making this cocktail. Also, be sure wash all utensils, glasses and other items that you will be using to put this recipe together. Make it a habit to keep your kitchen area and items clean to avoid any issues later on.

  • 2

    Place a cocktail glass in refrigerator for some time until it gets thoroughly chilled. Be sure to place it somewhere where it does not move when you open the refrigerator so that it does not break.

  • 3

    Until then, take a cocktail shaker and fill it half with ice cubes or the crushed ice. The amount of ice will determine how thin your cocktail will be so carefully decide on the quantity beforehand.

  • 4

    Now, gradually pour the 1 oz of cream, 1 oz of brandy and 01 oz of dark creme de cacao into your cocktail shaker. Depending on your personal preference you can always add or reduce a particular ingredient.

  • 5

    Shake it gently for few seconds until all of its ingredients mix properly. Remember you will want a smooth texture to your cocktail mixture so be sure to check the consistency while shaking it.

  • 6

    Remove your cocktail glass from the refrigerator, place it on the table and pour the brandy-cream mixture into it.

  • 7

    Your Brandy Alexander Cocktail is ready, top it with a dusting of nutmeg and serve immediately. It is entirely up to you as to how you will want to serve or garnish this delicious cocktail. Your friends and family members are going to enjoy this cocktail.

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