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coconut milk

Type

Non-alcoholic additives, juices & mixers

Description

Generic for the liquid made by twice steeping & twice straining the combination of coconut water, found inside the coconut fruit, grated coconut meat (the white, mealy interior of this hard-husked fruit of the coconut palm) in hot water or scalded milk. Less common than coconut cream, and always as a flavoring in tropical drinks, it is featured in several obscure drinks (such as the Caribbean Caper) nonetheless. Coconut is also used as a drink additive for its flavoring in extract, syrup & liqueur forms. Used as a garnish, and its shell, halved, is used as a drink vessel.

Flavor

coconut

Availability

Generally available.

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 4 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureCaribbean Caper
pictureChief's Calabash
picturePina Colada
pictureTropicana

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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