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Brandy Alexander Milk Shake

Prep time 10 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons powdered sugar
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1 tablespoon dark crème de cacao
  • Freshly ground nutmeg (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Beat whipping cream at high speed with an electric mixer until foamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating until soft peaks form.

  2. Process ice cream and next 3 ingredients in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides.

  3. Pour ice-cream mixture evenly into 4 serving glasses; spoon whipped cream mixture on top of each serving. Sprinkle with freshly ground nutmeg, if desired. Serve immediately.

  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Häagen-Dazs Vanilla Ice Cream.