Cola de Mono: Traditional Chilean Holiday Beverage

Cola de Mono:  Traditional Chilean Holiday Beverage
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    10
    servings (about 2 3/4 cups)

Ingredients

  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar or to taste
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tablespoon NESCAFÉ CLÁSICO 100% Pure Instant Coffee Granules
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup Chilean aguardiente, white rum, brandy or vodka

Instructions

COMBINE evaporated milk, water, sugar, cloves and cinnamon stick in medium saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until sugar dissolves. Add coffee granules; stir to dissolve. Add vanilla extract and nutmeg. Remove from heat. Cool 20 minutes. Remove cloves and cinnamon stick. Add brandy. Pour into empty bottle. Refrigerate until chilled, about 4 hours.

TO SERVE: Serve in aperitif glasses for a 2-ounce serving. Garnish with cinnamon stick.

NOTE: For a twist on flavor, a 2-inch piece of orange peel can be added when boiling milk and spices.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 2.5g 4%
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g 9%
  • Cholesterol 10mg 4%
  • Sodium 35mg 1%
  • Carbohydrates 9g 3%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 10%
  • Iron 0%
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 2g

* Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.