Cognac, Dark Cacao Liqueur, Cream, Nutmeg
Fill a shaker with ice cubes. Add all ingredients. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with nutmeg.
There are many rumors about its origins. It was supposedly created at the time of the wedding of Princess Mary and Viscount Lascelles, in London, in 1922. However, the drama critic and Algonquin Round Table member Alexander Woollcott claimed that it was named after him. Other stories say it was named after the Russian tsar, Alexander II.