Coco Lopez – Cream of Coconut
Coco Lopez cream of coconut is the secret ingredient in the original piña colada cocktail. The cream of coconut is made from sun ripened Caribbean coconuts, blended with natural cane sugar to give just the perfect balance of sweetness. Coco Lopez is in every Caribbean bartender’s arsenal.
Don Ramon Lopez Irizarry developed the original Coco Lopez in Puerto Rico, and then invented the Piña Colada in 1954 using his luscious creamy creation as the base.
To make the perfect Piña Colada, mix the following in a blender until smooth:
- 2oz Coco Lopez ® Cream of Coconut
- 2oz pineapple juice
- 1½oz Light Rum
- 1 cup of ice
Garnish with pineapple and a cherry. Leave out the rum for a virgin cocktail.
Ingredients: sugar, coconut milk (48%), salt, stabilizers (E401, E415, E466), citric acid E330.