Cola de Mono

Cola de Mono cocktail

Type: Cocktail

A Cola de Mono is a traditional Chilean drink that is served at Christmas time and is similar to a White Russian. Some call it a Chilean Coffee Eggnog; this recipe makes 1 ½ litres and will last in the fridge for up to 10 days. Great to share with friends and family.

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Ingredients

  • 300ml of brandy
  • 1 litre of milk
  • 2 yolks
  • 1 cinnamon stick - roughly 6cm long
  • 3 cloves
  • 3 tbsp instant coffee
  • ⅓ cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

How to make

  1. Place the milk, cloves, and cinnamon into a medium saucepan and heat gently
  2. Place a ladle full in a cup and dissolve the coffee in it and return everything to the pot and continue heating
  3. In a bowl beat the egg yolks with the sugar
  4. Once the milk starts to boil, lower the heat and gradually add this to the yolk mixture, whisking each time more is added, until all the milk has been transferred
  5. Return everything to the pot and continue to heat until thickened (about 5 minutes)
  6. Cool and add the vanilla and brandy

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