- 1 cup water
- 12 whole cloves
- 2 cinnamon sticks
- 1 piece (1-inch) fresh ginger, peeled
- 1 can (15 fluid ounces) cream of coconut
- 1 can (14 ounces) NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 cup rum
- Ground cinnamon (optional)
PLACE water, cloves, cinnamon sticks and ginger in small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Remove from heat; cover. Cool for 15 minutes. Remove cloves, cinnamon sticks, and ginger piece.
PLACE cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, rum and cooled spice water in blender; cover. Blend for about 45 seconds or until well blended. Refrigerate in glass container or bottle for at least 2 hours or until well chilled. Shake well before pouring.
TO SERVE: Serve in aperitif glasses for a 2-ounce serving. Sprinkle with ground cinnamon.
Cook’s Tips: Place a cinnamon stick in the bottled punch for extra spice.
Dip rims of glasses in water; dip in white and red sparkling sugars.