Brandy Alexander Recipe

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Brandy Alexander Cocktail

  • Author: Ingrid Visockiene
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Serving 1x


The Brandy Alexander combines the warmth of brandy with the sweetness of crème de cacao, topped with the smoothness of fresh cream. 

With its cognac and chocolate flavours, the indulgent nature of this Brandy Alexander recipe makes it a popular choice for a sophisticated after-dinner treat.


  • 1 oz or 30 ml Brandy or Cognac
  • 1 oz or 30 ml Dark Crème de Cacao
  • 1 oz or 30 ml Fresh Cream
  • Grated nutmeg (for garnish)


  1. Combine: In a shaker, combine brandy, dark crème de cacao, ice and fresh cream.
  2. Shake: Shake the mixture until it is well chilled and smooth.
  3. Strain: Strain into the chilled martini glass.
  4. Garnish: Sprinkle with grated nutmeg on top.


Did you know that the Brandy Alexander is a variation of an earlier cocktail called the Alexander, which used gin instead of brandy?

This cocktail’s creamy texture and balanced sweetness make it an all-year-round favourite, especially among those who enjoy dessert-like drinks.

  • Prep Time: 2 Minutes
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: Cocktail


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 302
  • Sugar: 8g
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 1g

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