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Brandy Alexander

Brandy Alexander

Brandy Alexander

  • brandy
  • Level: Easy
  • Prep: 3 min
A deliciously smooth dessert cocktail, this drink is the ultimate adult milkshake. It's most commonly made with brandy but some early recipes actually used gin. The exact origins of the drink are unknown but whoever mixed this up was someone we sure would have liked to be friends with.


  • 1 oz Brandy
  • 1 oz Creme de Cacao
  • 1 oz Heavy Cream or Whole Milk
  • Fresh Nutmeg and Cinnamon to garnish


  • Shaker
  • Jigger
  • Hawthorne strainer

How to Mix

  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker over ice, shake 10-15 seconds until ice cold
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg