Holiday Cock​tail Recipes For Con​sideration from El C​onquistador Resort (​Puerto Rico)​ - Food & Beverage Magazine

Holiday Cock​tail Recipes For Con​sideration from El C​onquistador Resort (​Puerto Rico)​

GrinchThe El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village, a Waldorf Astoria Resort in Puerto Rico is sharing recipes for their festive cocktails for the holiday season. In addition to the Traditional Coquito (an eggnog-like alcoholic beverage traditionally served in Puerto Rico), the restaurants and bars at the resort now feature The Candy Cane, Grinch, Christmas Jones and Gingerbread cocktails as well as a Rudolf Shot on the seasonal menu.

CANDY CANE

  • ¾ oz Sky Berry Vodka
  • ¾ oz Peppermint Schnapps
  • ¾ oz White Crème de Cacao
  • ¼ oz Grenadine
  • Half & Half
  • Soda Water

GRINCH

  • 2 oz Midori Melon Liquor
  • ½ oz Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Simple Syrup
  • Maraschino Cherry (garnish)

CHRISTMAS JONES

  • 4 fresh Strawberries
  • 1 ½ oz Vodka
  • 2 tsp Simple Syrup
  • 5 oz Pineapple Juice
  • Sprite
  • Mint Springs (garnish)

gingerbreadGINGERBREAD

  • 1 oz Sky Vodka
  • 1 oz Baileys
  • ½ oz Kahlua
  • ½ oz Gingerbread Syrup
  • Whipped Cream (garnish)
  • Gingerbread Cookie (garnish)

RUDOLF SHOT

  • ½ oz Godiva
  • ½ oz Crème de Cacao
  • ½ oz Peppermint Schnapps
  • Whipped Cream (garnish)
  • Maraschino Cherry (garnish)

Instructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients (except garnish) into a cocktail shaker and shake until well combined.
  2. Serve in a glass of your choice and garnish.

TRADITIONAL COQUITO

  • 2 cans of Condensed Milk (14 oz.)
  • 2 cans of Evaporated Milk (14 oz.)
  • 2 cans of Coconut Milk (14 oz.)
  • 1 can of Cream of Coconut (14 oz.)
  • 4 oz. Of Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon of Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Nutmeg
  • 14oz of White Puerto Rican Rum
  • 2oz Brandy

coquitoInstructions:

  1. Combine all ingredients into a blender and mix until well combined.
  2. Transfer mixture into glass bottle and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Serve in a glass of your choice and top with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.

About El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village, a Waldorf Astoria Resort:
Dramatically set a top a 300-foot bluff on the eastern tip of Puerto Rico, El Conquistador Resort & Las Casitas Village spread across 500 acres overlooking the converging waters of the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Guestrooms and suites are divided into five villages, including Las Casitas Village, a separate luxury resort which features one-, two-, and three- bedroom style villas as well as 24 hour resort butler service. The AAA Four Diamond resort presents 23 restaurants, bars and lounges, from gourmet to casual, many with ocean views, including the sultry Chops Steakhouse. The family-friendly resort also offers Coquí Water Park, a state-of-the-art aquatic playground; Palomino Island, the resort’s private island featuring an enclave of water sports and other recreational activities along white sand beaches; Waldorf Astoria Spa, and an Arthur Hills 18-hole golf course. The resort is home to the largest, most comprehensive meeting space in the Caribbean with over 100,000 square feet of flexible indoor and outdoor meeting and event space highlighted by ocean and El Yunque Rain Forest views. For more information or reservations, please call 888-543-1282 or visit http://www.elconresort.com and http://www.lascasitasvillage.com.