Coconut Amaretto Cocktail Recipe

April 6, 2018

This Coconut Amaretto Cocktail is perfect for a summer day (or any day you wished it was summer). Coconut and amaretto with a citrus garnish make this drink so refreshing.

Coconut Amaretto Cocktail

This is one of the best amaretto cocktails. The almond and coconut flavor pair so nicely.

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What is Amaretto?

Amaretto is an Italian liqueur with an almond flavor. It is also made with apricot pits and added spices. 

Amaretto has many uses beyond cocktails, including adding to pancake mix, cakes, ice cream, and other desserts.

Coconut Amaretto Cocktail

Amaretto Cocktail Ingredients

You will have the most luck finding all the ingredients for this amaretto cocktails at a larger liquor store, as it does contain some specialty items. 

  • Orgeat syrupthis is a sweet syrup made from almonds, sugar, and rose water or orange flower water. If you cannot find this, you could use almond syrup. 
  • Cream of coconut
  • Disaronno
  • Coconut Rum
  • Coconut Water
  • Ice
  • Minneola tangelo: this is a citrus fruit that looks like an orange. It is a hybrid fruit that tastes like a tangerine. Can’t find Minneolas in your store? You can easily substitute a navel orange or mandarin for your garnish.

Coconut Amaretto Cocktail

How to Make this Cocktail

Making cocktails is as easy as pour, shake, serve! 

  1. Combine ingredients. In a cocktail shaker, add 1/4 cup of ice, Orgreat syrup, cream of coconut, Disaronno, and coconut rum.
  2. Shake. Secure the lid of the cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 30 seconds, strain into a standard rocks glass filled with ice.
  3. Garnish and serve. Top with a splash of coconut water (1 – 2 ounces) and garnish with a fresh slice of Minneola tangelo. Serve.

Coconut Amaretto Cocktail

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Coconut Amaretto Cocktail

Coconut Amaretto Cocktail

Coconut Amaretto Cocktail

Yield: 1 Drink
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This Coconut Amaretto Cocktail is perfect for a summer day. Coconut and amaretto with a citrus garnish make this drink so refreshing.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 oz Orgeat syrup
  • 1 T cream of coconut
  • 1 oz Disaronno
  • 1 oz Coconut Rum
  • Splash of Coconut Water
  • Ice
  • Minneola tangelo slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add 1/4 cup of ice, Orgreat syrup, cream of coconut, Disaronno, and coconut rum.
  2. Secure the lid of the cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 30 seconds, strain into a standard rocks glass filled with ice
  3. Top with a splash of coconut water (1 - 2 ounces) and garnish with a fresh slice of Minneola tangelo. Serve.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 573Total Fat: 29gSaturated Fat: 26gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 273mgCarbohydrates: 71gFiber: 10gSugar: 49gProtein: 4g

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