Gingerbread Brandy Alexander
This drink came from Laura Lashley, head bartender at The Breslin Bar & Dining Room in New York and it is the perfect transition drink from Thanksgiving into Christmas.
In a saucepan, heat:
– 2 cups brown sugar
– 2 cups water
– 2 inch piece of ginger root (peeled & chopped)
– 5 cinnamon sticks
– 1 teaspoon of grated nutmeg
Let simmer for 15 minutes. Cool and Strain.
Add 3/4 ounce if the mixture to 1 1/2 ounce brandy and 1 ounce heavy cream.
Shake over ice and strain into a glass rimmed with crushed graham crackers (optional).