Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham
From the kitchen of Natalie Broulette, New York, New York, thesoho.blogspot.com
"It's unusual to find a cold drink that gives you that sense of holiday coziness, but this one does. Grate the nutmeg fresh. It makes a difference."
Makes about 4 servings
2 cups milk
2 cups half-and-half
1 cup brandy or bourbon
1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Freshly grated nutmeg
Whisk together milk, half-and-half, brandy, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a pitcher. Serve over crushed ice. Top each serving with freshly grated nutmeg.