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chocolate-y drinks, using what I've got

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cheesehead in recovery Jan 14, 2012 05:41 PM

i have a nice collection of sweet stuff.... Fake Bailey's, Amaretto, Frangelico, Creme de Cacao among other basics like vodka, gin etc....and i often want to drink my dessert.

What can i make?

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    ncyankee101 Jan 14, 2012 06:16 PM

    When I am in the mood for a straight up sweet drink, I like the Brandy Alexander - I have seen some variation (usually 1.5 parts brandy) but the one I use is equal parts creme de cacao, brandy, and cream or half-and-half, with nutmeg over the top.

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      cheesehead in recovery Jan 15, 2012 10:43 AM

      will milk work? I don't usually keep creme in the house... soymilk or skim....but i like the idea of boozy and creamy.

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        ncyankee101 Jan 15, 2012 11:10 AM

        I've used skim milk and it tasted fine, but a lot thinner and different than with half and half. Have also made it with soy creamer since my girlfriend is vegan and that worked too.

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