Colombian limonada de coco is a popular drink throughout Colombia which we loved and ordered with every meal when eating out.
It's a lime/coconut smoothie, which is particularly popular by the coastal Caribbean region in places like Cartagena and Barranquilla. Our recipe for Colombian limonada de coco is extremely simple to make, using only 4 ingredients and a blender. This serves around 3-4 people.
Ingredients for Colombian limonada de coco
- 400ml (1 can) of coconut milk
- 3 limes, squeezed for the juice
- 4 tablespoons of sugar
- 14 ice cubes
How to make Colombian limonada de coco
1. Place the coconut milk, lime juice, sugar and ice cubes into a blender and mix until smooth.
2. Taste and adjust add more lime juice or sugar according to taste.
3. Serve cold!
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