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Honduran Ponche De Pina (Hot Pineapple Punch)
from Olga

SERVES 8 -12

  • 3 pineapple
  • 3 cups water
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 teaspoons whole cloves
  • 2 teaspoons whole allspice
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 quart light rum

Peel pineapples; chop or shred.

Add water and let stand overnight.

Put in large saucepan with spices, sugar, and coconut milk.

Boil for 5 minutes.

Strain liquid into large pitcher.

Add rum and serve hot.

NOTE: If fresh coconut milk is not available, pour sweet milk over shredded coconut.

Let stand for several hours.

Squeeze through a cloth.