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Kiwi Coconut Bliss

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When the sun is high and the vibe is laid back, Kiwi Coconut Bliss is the drink to reach for. It’s not just a beverage; it’s an experience that encapsulates the essence of summer in every sip. Let’s dive into what makes this cocktail so special and why it’s worth the few minutes it takes to whip up.

The base starts with a fresh kiwi, muddled to release its tropical sweetness. Kiwi has a natural tang that, when muddled, turns into a pulp that adds a bright green hue to the mix. Next up is white rum, which brings a subtle, almost caramel-like sweetness. Its crispness plays beautifully with the kiwi’s lively notes.

Coconut cream then steps in, and its creamy texture adds a silky smoothness to the drink. The richness is just enough to make you feel like you’re on an island without overwhelming the other ingredients. A splash of lime juice injects a refreshing, tart bite, providing a balance to the creamy coconut and sweet kiwi. This bright acidity pulls all the flavors together and keeps your palate refreshed.

The secret ingredient that sets this cocktail apart is elderflower liqueur. It adds a floral undertone that’s subtle yet distinctive, with a hint of sweetness that lifts the other flavors.

The final touches are what make it really pop: a sprinkle of toasted coconut flakes adds a crunchy texture and an extra hit of tropical flavor, while a fresh kiwi slice on the rim is the perfect finishing touch. It’s as delightful to look at as it is to sip!

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Step 1: In a cocktail shaker, muddle the kiwi slices.

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Step 2: Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker topped with ice. Shake until chilled.

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Step 3: Double strain the mixture into a coupe glass. Garnish with toasted coconut flakes on top and a kiwi wheel on the rim.

In this drink, every sip brings together the tartness of kiwi, the sweetness of rum, the creamy richness of coconut, the tang of lime, and the subtle floral hint of elderflower. It’s a carefully crafted balance that brings out the best in each ingredient.

If you’re a fan of kiwi, then this is a cocktail you’ve got to try!

Kiwi Coconut Bliss

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Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Step 1 – In a cocktail shaker, muddle the kiwi slices.
  2. Step 2 – Pour ingredients into a cocktail shaker topped with ice. Shake until chilled.
  3. Step 3 – Double strain the mixture into a coupe glass. Garnish with toasted coconut flakes on top and a kiwi wheel on the rim.

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