I was relaxing with my husband after a long day, and mixed this beautiful and delicious cocktail to enjoy, infusing the evening with even more warmth and ease.
1 3/4 ounces cognac
3/4 ounce Grand Marnier
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/4 ounce simple syrup
dash of orange bitters
1 orange twist, for garnish
Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add the cognac, Grand Marnier, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the orange twist.
Recipe adapted from Food and Wine, April 2012