Angostura Piña Colada Recipe

Angostura Piña Colada Recipe
Staff Writer
Angostura Aromatic Bitters

Surprising though it may sound, Angostura aromatic bitters are a welcome and complementary addition in this enhanced version of the favorite warm weather cocktail.

Ingredients

For the homemade coconut cream:

  • 2 parts coconut milk
  • 1 part sweetened condensed milk
  • ¾ part granulated sugar
  • Pinch of kosher salt

For the cocktail:

  • 2 ounces Angostura Reserva Rum
  • ¾ ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1 ½ ounces fresh pineapple juice
  • 3 ounces homemade coconut cream
  • 1 cup ice
  • 8-10 dashes Angostura aromatic bitters
  • Pineapple slice, for garnish
  • Maraschino cherry, for garnish

Directions

For the homemade coconut cream:

Combine all of the ingredients together and mix well to integrate.

For the cocktail:

Combine the first five ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and add 8-10 dashes of bitters on top. Garnish with a fresh pineapple slice and maraschino cherry.

Piña Colada Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Piña Colada Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.