Recipe: Coconut Milk Chiller

Serves 2

Intended to be drunk cool, but not cold, our creamy Cape Verdean chiller will transport you to the islands. A favorite with Cape Verdean children. 

The coconut is a common ingredient in the Cape Verde islands -in the 1600’s the coconut was already being transported to America via west African and Cape Verde… (source

NOTE: If you add ice or refrigerate this drink the coconut milk will congeal.


1 cup coconut milk
2 cups milk
cinnamon, for garnish


Swirl together coconut milk with milk. Sprinkle with cinnamon and enjoy.

Let the dance begin!



I don’t know about you, but these pictures make me insanely happy. All drinks should be this fun to make.

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  1. oh double joy..thsi is a keeper!


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