Brandy Milk Punch

This is one of the classic cocktails of New Orleans, seen on menus around town especially for brunch. At Commander’s Palace, it works beautifully with the Pain Perdu, as a rich, creamy alternative to wine. -Lesley Jacobs

  • 2 ounces brandy
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 11 ounces milk
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, for garnish

To prepare the cocktail: Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously.

To serve: Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a light dusting of freshly grated nutmeg. Serve Immediately. Makes 1 cocktail.

Published on July 12, 2010