1.5 oz Cognac (Martell of other very special pale-grade_
.5 oz Creme Yvette liqueur (or Cherry Heering)
.5 teaspoon (more to taste) unrefined sugar
Garnish: Half Lemon Wheel
Glass: Handled Mug
Preparation: Rinse a handled mug with boiling water to warm it and add the ingredients. Top off with 2 to 3 ounces boiling water, stir to dissolve sugar, and garnish with a half lemon wheel that has been cleverly pierced with half a vanilla bean.
This is a recipe from Marie Claire magazine and is attributed to David Wondrich from his book Punch: The Delights (and Dangers) of the Flowing Bowl.