We have been having a rough winter here in Virginia! The kids have been out of school for 3 days and it is not even winter yet. So to cope with the snow and ice I figured it was time for a snow day cocktail. This snow day cocktail is a fun play on a traditional piña colada. I have removed pineapple and added sweetened coconut for a nice little bite.
Do you like Pina Coladas, well then this post is for you. This coconut/pineapple inspired drink is awesome! It is one of those drinks that can go amazingly awesome or horribly wrong and taste like suntan lotion. I experimented with a few recipes and came to one conclusion; use coconut cream and not coconut milk. The coconut milk did not have the sweet coconut flavor I was looking for. Once I figured out that coconut cream was the way to go, this cocktail was ready for prime time Memorial Day status. All together this is a pretty simple recipe. However, for its simplicity it is extremely tasty and it will definitely make you a star at a party.
I picked up a couple coconut glasses at the local party store. I had to get into the spirit of things.