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Santa’s Little Helper



½ ounce Cognac

½ ounce Apple brandy

½ ounce Fresh lemon juice

½ ounce Vanilla simple syrup


Combine all ingredients with ice in a mixing tin and shake. Strain into a wine flute, and top with Champagne. Garnish with a lemon peel horse’s neck.