Canelazo is a traditional Colombian hot drink made with sugar cane and cinnamon. It's very comforting and perfect for a cold day.
Canelazo (Sugar Cane and Cinnamon Hot Drink)
- 2 cups aguapanela sugar cane drink
- 1 cup aguardiente
- 4 cinnamon sticks
- ½ teaspoon lime juice
- Sugar for serving
- Place the aguapanela, aguardiente, cinnamon and lime juice in a medium-low pot over medium heat. Simmer for about 7 minutes. Donu2019t let it boil.
- To serve: place the sugar in a shallow dish. Moisten the rim of a espresso cup with a dampened paper towel, then dip in sugar.
- Fill the cup with canelazo. Serve immediately.
Canelazo is a popular and strong Colombian drink that is a perfect end to any meal. It's made from agua de panela, cinnamon and aguardiente, an anise flavored liquor which translates to "fire water" in English and lime juice. Enjoy this cocktail at your next party!
Sugar for serving