Mae West Cocktail

Mae West Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

The former actress, playwright and screenwriter was not only a sex symbol but one of the more controversial movie stars of her day. Try this brandy-based cocktail created in her honor.


  • Yolk of 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar
  • 3 ounces brandy
  • Cayenne pepper


  1. Pre-chill a martini glass by putting in the freezer for 5 minutes to chill.
  2. Place the egg, sugar, and brandy into a cocktail shaker and fill with ice.
  3. Shake the mixture vigorously for 35 seconds and then strain into the prepared glass.
  4. Garnish with a dusting of Cayenne pepper and serve immediately.

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