What do you call a hot cup of liquid deliciousness when it isn’t hot chocolate? Heaven. Or just plain dessert is fine by me. Today we’re calling it hot Coconut Cream Pie.
This cup of goodness originally started out as an idea for hot chocolate. Then I began tasting ingredients, playing with an idea and holy smokes Batman! This warm and creamy Coconut Cream Pie sensation just about knocked my socks off.
I wanted to create a quick and easy white hot chocolate without taking the time to melt chocolate and heat heavy cream. Sweetened condensed milk makes a great base for sweet and creamy hot drinks. Sweetened condensed milk tastes a little like white chocolate chips in my opinion. Add boiling water, complementary flavors and instant gratification is a heartbeat away. This Coconut Cream Pie is smooth, creamy and decadently delicious.
Dessert just got dangerously delicious!
Coconut Cream Pie Hot Drink Recipe
Coconut Cream Pie – recipe by Cheri Loughlin
2 ounces Sweetened Condensed Milk
1/2 ounce Cream of Coconut
1 ounce Vanilla Vodka
1/2 ounce Coconut Rum
4 ounces Boiling Water
Place sweetened condensed milk, cream of coconut, vodka and rum in heatproof mug. Stir to mix. Heat in microwave for 45 seconds. Top with 4 ounces boiling water. Stir. Top with a mound of decadent whipped cream. French vanilla flavored whipped cream is divine! Sprinkle lots of sweetened shredded coconut on top of the whipped cream.
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Cheri Loughlin is the Omaha writer and photographer behind www.intoxicologist.net and author of Cocktails with a Tryst: An Affair with Mixology and Seduction. You can email Cheri with comments and questions at email@example.com.