Lady's Favourite
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Lady's Favourite
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The Lady's Favourite is an elegant cocktail that embodies the rich mellowness of cream combined with the sweet, fruity flavor of apricot brandy. Its simplicity makes it approachable yet sophisticated, ... more The Lady's Favourite is an elegant cocktail that embodies the rich mellowness of cream combined with the sweet, fruity flavor of apricot brandy. Its simplicity makes it approachable yet sophisticated, presented in a classic cocktail glass. This concoction offers a creamy texture with a subtle apricot aroma, often regarded as a dessert-like drink appealing to those with a taste for light and sweet alcoholic beverages. Despite its name, the Lady's Favourite is enjoyable for anyone who delights in the harmonious blend of fruit and cream in their cocktail experience.
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15 key ingredients
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Apricot Brandy
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20% | 0.6 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Lady's Favourite

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add half a shot of apricot brandy and half a shot of cream into a cocktail shaker with ice
Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly shake the ingredients for Lady's Favourite?

To properly shake the ingredients for Lady's Favourite, first fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add 15ml of cream and 15ml of apricot brandy into the shaker. Secure the lid or shaker top and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This process ensures the mixture is well chilled and thoroughly combined before straining into a cocktail glass.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some suitable garnishes for Lady's Favourite?

Considering the creamy and fruity profile of Lady's Favourite, suitable garnishes include a thin slice of apricot on the rim, a sprinkle of nutmeg on top for a touch of spice, or even a small swirl of whipped cream with a cherry on top for an extra decadent presentation.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best temperature to serve Lady's Favourite?

Lady's Favourite is best served cold. The cocktail should be thoroughly shaken with ice to chill it before serving. Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass that has been pre-chilled if possible, to ensure the drink stays cold longer while you enjoy it.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the apricot brandy in Lady's Favourite with something non-alcoholic?

Yes, you can substitute apricot brandy with apricot juice or apricot nectar for a non-alcoholic variation of Lady's Favourite. You may want to use a bit less cream to balance the sweetness of the apricot nectar or juice.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Lady's Favourite compare to a standard cocktail?

Lady's Favourite has an alcohol content of 20%, which is relatively low compared to standard cocktails, which typically range from 25% to 40% alcohol by volume. This makes Lady's Favourite a lighter option, ideal for those who prefer a milder cocktail.

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