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Elizabeth Carrion: Cola de Mono
Move over, coquito. Here comes a Chilean Christmastime favorite.
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Ingredients:

1-12 ounce can evaporated milk
36 ounces water (simply fill evaporated milk can 3 times)
1-14 ounce fat free condensed milk
6 cinnamon sticks
Small palm full whole cloves (about 20)
2 pinches ground nutmeg
2 pinches allspice
2 tablespoons instant coffee granules
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup good rum (optional)

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Step 1:

In a medium sauce pan over low-medium heat, add evaporated milk, condensed milk and water.

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Step 2:

Then add cloves, cinnamon and spices.

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Step 3:

Once the milk mixture is hot, add coffee granules.

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Step 4:

Stir constantly until coffee has dissolved completely.

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Step 5:

Simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.

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Step 6:

Strain into a two-liter plastic container.

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Step 7:

Mix in vanilla extract and rum.  Refrigerate until cold (about 4 hours).

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Step 8:

Serve cold.

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Elizabeth Carrion: Cola de Mono

Move over, coquito. Here comes a Chilean Christmastime favorite.

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