- 45 ml cognac
- 30 ml dark crème de cacao
- 30 ml cream
- Garnish: grated nutmeg
Add cognac, dark crème de cacao and cream into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or a coupe glass. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.
The drink was possibly named after Troy Alexander, a bartender at Rector’s, a New York City restaurant, who created the drink in order to serve a white drink at a dinner celebrating Phoebe Snow, a character in a popular advertising campaign in the early 20th century.