Canelazo

Canelazo Ecuadorian Tea Cocktail
Canelazo
At Christmas, Ecuadorians sip this warm cinnamon tea, spiked with a sugarcane-based spirit and sweetened with passionfruit.Ingalls Photography

At Christmas, Ecuadorians sip tea spiked with a sugarcane spirit.

Canelazo
At Christmas, Ecuadorians sip tea spiked with a sugarcane spirit.
Yield: serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 12 cup sugar
  • 8 sticks cinnamon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup passion fruit pulp
  • 4 oz. aguardiente

Instructions

  1. Boil sugar, cinnamon sticks, lemon juice, and water. Reduce to medium-low; cook 15 min. Stir in passion fruit pulp; cook 5 min. Pour in mugs; top with aguardiente.