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Author Notes: Modern twists on this drink use whiskey instead of brandy. On Mad Men Sunday nights though, I’m sticking with this classic recipe. - Jennifer Perillo
Makes two 3-ounce drinks
- Superfine sugar to rim glasses
- 1 orange
- 2 peels of orange rind
- 2 ounces brandy
- 2 ounces triple sec
- 2 fresh squeezed lemon juice
- 2 old fashioned cocktail or martini glasses
- Add sugar to a small plate. Make two twists from orange rind, by cutting strips with a paring knife or vegetable peeler (try not to get any of the bitter white pith). Cut a wedge from remaining orange and wipe it around the rim of each glass. Dip rims in sugar and add one piece of rind to each glass. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add brandy, triple sec and lemon juice. Stir vigorously until beads of sweat form on outside of shaker. Strain into prepared glass. Serve immediately.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best End of Summer Cocktail