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Brandy Alexander

November 16, 2012

Nightcaps! Just when you’ve cried “Uncle” and slipped away to replace your fancy pants with yoga pants….here come the Brandy Alexanders. Everyone’s around the fire playing a rousing round of the “name game” when Aunt Paula serves up this traditional treat.. A happy ending to a Happy Thanksgiving!

Brandy Alexander

1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream

1/4 cup brandy (or a bit more to taste)

1/4 cup creme de cacao

nutmeg, freshly grated

Combine ice cream, brandy and cacao in a blender. Grate nutmeg to serve.

Think hostess gift! You can make batches weeks before and freeze. Deliver in a festive container…and make it a tradition.

8 Comments leave one →
  1. Michele renfus permalink
    November 16, 2012 8:41 pm

    Nancy and I are taking the train home with Randy, start freezing the Brandy Alexanders!

  2. November 16, 2012 8:56 pm

    There’s a batch frozen….come on over!!

  3. Laura Beaudoin permalink
    November 17, 2012 12:36 am

    oh gosh, you made me cry….. how i miss those incredible nights……. i must introduce these to the east coast family next week. thanks Tin!

  4. Maureen Meyer permalink
    November 17, 2012 3:23 am

    Oh my gosh, Tina…how many of these did I serve when I didn’t know what to serve. Yahoo to Aunt Paula! Love reliving a bit of history when it still tastes so good!

  5. Megan permalink
    November 19, 2012 6:27 pm

    Can you make a slimfast version of these for the morning after? Will go well with the fabulous pumpkin roll!

  6. Paula permalink
    November 20, 2012 12:23 am

    Already made for our Thanksgiving Holiday… Aunt Paula thinks that it may be even tastier if the brandy is aged in freezer:) Or rather her excuse to start sipping it now!
    Good for a night cap or to flavor your coffee in the morning!!!

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