1 pinch superfine sugar for rimming glass (optional)
1 ½ oz. Brandy or Cognac
½ oz. Tuaca
½ oz. Frangelico
½ oz. Fresh lemon juice
½ oz. Fresh tangerine or orange juice
1 Toasted hazelnut, with skin for garnish
Rim a Martini glass with superfine sugar and set it aside. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Measure in the brandy, liqueurs and juices. Cap and shake vigorously. Strain into the sugar-rimmed glass and float a toasted hazelnut on top of the drink.
This drink was created by Seattle-based chef and mixologist Kathy Casey of Kathy Casey Food Studios. Photo from Kathy Casey’s Sips & Apps, Chronicle Books.