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Recipe by
Vickie Parks
Renton, WA

Years ago, I discovered this wonderful cognac-based drink with a distinctive French origin. It's more of an after-dinner drink to sip and enjoy leisurely. It has only two ingredients, and I have experimented with different brands until I discovered what combination I preferred the most. But do experiment on your own to find out what brands you prefer.

yield 1 cocktail
prep time 5 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For beautiful

  • 1 oz
    cognac (courvoisier is a good brand)
  • 1 oz
    orange liqueur (grand marnier works best, but other orange liqueurs like triple sec work just as well)

How To Make beautiful

  • 1
    Layer the two ingredients in a short brandy snifter or cordial glass, and enjoy.