Brandy Baklava

Brandy Baklava

YIELD: Makes 1 beverage


3 oz. - half-and-half

1 T - honey

3/4 oz. - hazelnut liqueur

1 oz. - brandy

3 to 4 drops - orange water

pinch - cinnamon, additional for garnish

honey, for rimmer

1 T - crushed pistachios


On a small saucer, drizzle a thin layer of honey, spread the crushed nuts on a second saucer. Turning the martini glass upside down into the saucer with honey, lightly coat the rim. Next, dip the honey-rimmed glass into the nuts to coat the edge of the glass. Set aside.

Fill a shaker with ice, add the first 6 ingredients and shake vigorously to chill and combine thoroughly. Strain the drink into martini glass and sprinkle a pinch of cinnamon on top.