Silencio Black Tea Piña Colada

If you like piña coladas… make them dark and sultry with Silencio black tea. Black tea, cacao, and black pepper add depth and a spicy kick to this sweet Caribbean treat. We dare you to drink just one.

Recipe is for 2 drinks.
Allow 1 hour for rum infusion.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 tablespoons Silencio tea
  • 7 ounces dark rum
  • 4 ounces coconut milk
  • 2 ounces coconut cream
  • 4 ounces pineapple juice
  • Optional: cherry or pineapple slice

Preparation

  • In a glass container, add 1 tablespoon Silencio tea to 6 ounces of dark rum.
  • Infuse for 1 hour, stirring or shaking every 30 minutes. 
  • Remove tea from rum by pouring it into a glass through a fine mesh strainer.*
  • In an ice-filled shaker, add Silencio-infused rum, coconut milk, coconut cream, and pineapple juice.
  • Shake until cold and frothy.
  • Pour into a martini glass.
  • Garnish with a cherry or pineapple slice.

*Makes 6 ounces of Silencio-infused rum. You will lose 0.5-1 ounce of liquid in the infusion process from tea leaf absorption. 

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