Coconut Eggnog: Puerto Rican Coquito

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Courtesy of www.thekitchn.com Ingredients 1 15-ounce can sweetened condensed milk 1 13.5-ounce can light coconut milk 1 12 ounce can evaporated milk 1 cup white rum 4 large egg yolks 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg Directions (If raw eggs are a concern, use this alternate method: …

Skinny Coconut Margarita

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Courtesy of Enrique Gili Ingredients 2 tbs. sea salt 4 oz. coconut water 2 oz. silver tequila 2 oz. limeade 1 lime, sliced Ice Cubes 1/2 jalapeno pepper, sliced (optional) Mint sprigs to garnish (optional) Directions Rim glass with lime; invert glass over plate of sea salt. Combine coconut water, tequila, limeade, jalapeno and ice …

Gin & Coconut Water

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Courtesy of Enrique Gili Ingredients 2 oz. dry gin 2 oz. coconut water 1 lime, quartered 1 teaspoon ginger syrup Ice Mint sprigs to garnish (optional) Directions Combine gin, coconut water, juice of three lime wedges and ginger syrup in glass jar. Seal and shake vigorously, about 20 seconds. Pour into glass over ice and …

FRESH PINEAPPLE, COCONUT WATER, LIME AND VODKA COCKTAIL WITH MINT

Coconut Water Lime Vodka
Courtesy of Camilla Rutherford & Foodfromflossie.com Ingredients ½ pineapple 1 cup of ice 2 cups chilled coconut water 1 cup vodka 2 limes Fresh mint Directions Prepare the pineapple by removing the core and the skin and add to your high speed blender. Add the vodka, ice, coconut water, juice of one of the limes, …

Pink Bazooka


Courtesy of Julio Torres of CO-OP Food & Drink, Hotel on Rivington, New York City Ingredients 2 ounces vodka 1 layer of watermelon juice (juice watermelon in juicer, then let sit for five minutes before removing the top layer of pectin foam) ½ ounce simple syrup ½ ounce lime juice 2 Thai basil leaves 2–3 …

Coco Cadushy Cactus Cocktail


Courtesy of the Cadushy Bar at the Cadushy Distillery, Rincon, Bonaire Ingredients 2 ounces Cadushy of Bonaire Liqueur 2 ounces white rum 2½ ounces coconut water 2½ ounces pineapple juice 2½ ounce ice cubes Squirt Blue Curaçao 2–3 drops fresh-squeezed lemon juice Lime slice Directions Pour all spirits into an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Add pineapple …

Coconut Colada


Courtesy of Dave Herlong of the Palms Pool & Bungalows at Palms Resort & Casino, Las Vegas Ingredients 2 ounces Cîroc Coconut Vodka 2 ounces coconut water 2 ounces Coco Lopéz Coconut milk Mini umbrella 1 cherry Fresh coconut, with top cut off Directions Combine vodka, coconut water and coconut milk, and serve in fresh …

Brown Nut Monkey Head


Courtesy of Asolare Restaurant, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands Ingredients 2 ounces Cruzan Coconut Rum 6 ounces coconut water ½ ounce fresh-squeezed lime juice Directions Pour coconut rum over ice in a tumbler glass. Top with fresh coconut water and lime juice to taste. Stir and serve.  

Non-Alcoholic Xcalacoco Welcoming Drink


Courtesy of The Tides Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Mexico Ingredients 1 peeled fresh coconut 1/3 ounce lemongrass 1 tablespoon sugar 3 cups water Directions Boil the coconut and the lemongrass with 1 cup of water. Once it has completely boiled, add remainder of water and sugar. Strain the liquid and cool in the freezer …

Saké Cocktail


Courtesy of MANA Food Bar, Chicago Ingredients 5 ounces of saké Fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon of agave nectar 2 ounces coconut water Directions Combine ingredients, shake well, strain and serve in a pint glass filled with ice.