STRAWBERRY, COCONUT & HONEY FREEZE

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by Debra on March 8, 2011


Musical pairing – Born to Be Wild by Steppenwolf

The Professor is on Spring Break and we’re headed to Savannah for our very first ‘Go Savor’ event; we’ll meet up with Amy and Robyn as well as several other talented bloggers and we’ll be savoring the good stuff Savannah has to offer! I have 24 hours to finish my laundry, clean off my work desk, clean my house (where is that maid we were supposed to hire . . . uhm, that would be us) I must decide what I’m wearing to said event, load up the car and then we’re headin’ down the highway . . .

 

In the meantime, The Professor and I are enjoying a week of celebrating our anniversary and you can’t celebrate an anniversary without some sort of celebratory toast. And because I’m so. over. winter. . . .  and because I’m seeing luscious, ruby-red-with-the-heady-scent-of-sweet-sugar strawberries . . . and because I long for bright blue sunny skies . . . I’m going to share this ridiculously easy but oh-my-goodness-tasty frozen cocktail.

Have I used enough hyphens and ‘. . .’ in this post yet?

Not too sweet, not too tart, as Goldilocks would say, ‘It’s juuuust right!’


Blend one of these babies and have a toast with me and The Professor – Cheers!

By the way, if you need an awesome new blender, Go Savor is giving away a Blendtec Blender – pretty sweet deal, so head over!

 

 

 


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Bridget May 4, 2011 at 7:17 pm

Would you recommend coconut milk over coconut cream?

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Debra May 4, 2011 at 8:00 pm

The coconut milk we used had a thick layer of coconut cream at the top of the can (I didn’t blend the entire contents of the can, i.e., the liquid on the bottom); coconut cream may have a slightly different consistency and a higher coconut to liquid ratio but would make a good substitute.

Cream of Coconut however, has added stabilizers and some may have added sugar so I probably wouldn’t use in this recipe.

Thanks so much for asking the question!

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Jamie March 16, 2011 at 10:00 am

Cheers, darling, to you both! And just read about this event on Gwen’s blog and I envy you both! Lucky! Hope you had a blast and I missed you!

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Priscilla - She' Cookin' March 12, 2011 at 1:55 am

Dee-luscious! I will most definitely blend up one of these this weekend! Happy Anniversary and have fun in Savannah!

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Lael Hazan @educatedpalate March 11, 2011 at 11:41 am

Cin Cin, as we say in Italy! May you have many more wonderful anniversaries.

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Elle March 11, 2011 at 10:49 am

Think those would be a good breakfast smoothie? Have a wonderful time on your trip!

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Megan March 10, 2011 at 4:58 pm

Have a drink for me and have fun in Savannah! :)

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Barbara March 10, 2011 at 4:26 pm

Savannah is such fun! Funky and fun. I always try to go for their home tours…missed this year though! It’ll be fun to meet other bloggers; can’t wait for your report!

Lovely little drink to make us think we’re in the islands! :)

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Liren March 10, 2011 at 4:10 pm

Cheers! Hope you have a lovely trip – I have never been to Savannah, I hope to go just to photograph the trees :) I hear they are just magical.

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Lana @ Never Enough Thyme March 10, 2011 at 1:13 pm

Oh, yeah. I could use one of those right now. Sounds like a really tasty combination of flavors.

Here’s to you and The Professor! Wishing you many, many more happy years together.

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elizabeth March 10, 2011 at 12:40 pm

Cheers to you and The Professor and safe travels to Savannah! I’m not normally a frozen drink girl, but I’d be happy to sip on this in our always-warm apartment while we made dinner.

It’s amazing how making something that anticipates the next season (if just a little early) can so effectively bolster one’s mood during this time of year, isn’t it?

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Robyn | Add a Pinch March 10, 2011 at 12:09 pm

I get to LITERALLY toasting you guys for your anniversary this weekend! {{SQUEEE}}

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Shaina March 10, 2011 at 11:53 am

The combination of coconut milk and strawberries is calling to me. Have a fantastic time in Savannah, and give Amy a big hug for me!

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Aggie March 10, 2011 at 11:01 am

Wow, this sounds absolutely delicious! Have a wonderful time at Go Savor! Wish I was coming!

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Winnie March 10, 2011 at 10:24 am

YUM! This is so up my alley. Have a great time in Savannah!

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megan @ whatmegansmaking March 10, 2011 at 9:46 am

Definitely trying these! (but without the rum) :)

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bridget {bake at 350} March 10, 2011 at 9:08 am

Cheers! I hope you guys will be having a few of these at Go Savor! Have a FABULOUS time! Hugs to all of you!

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Amber | Bluebonnets & Brownies March 10, 2011 at 8:46 am

Have fun and drive safe, you two! I’ll be toasting you with this delicious looking cocktail this weekend. It’s perfect to toast my hubs for his birthday too!

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Amanda March 10, 2011 at 8:42 am

What a gorgeous concoction… I LOVE every ingredient you have listed! And the presentation is fantastic! Have so much fun at Go Savor, cant wait for next years! ;)

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Barbara @ Modern Comfort Food March 10, 2011 at 8:15 am

We’re inundated with fresh, cheap, and gorgeous strawberries where I live, and I’ve been trying (unsuccessfully) to think of a good way to incorporate them in a cocktail. This is it! Love it!

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Rivki Locker (Ordinary Blogger) March 10, 2011 at 8:06 am

Wow, this looks awesome. Anything with coconut milk and rum is a winner in my book.

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Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen March 10, 2011 at 6:53 am

Well here’s to you and The Professor, cheers! Hope you have a lovely time in Savannah, wish I could be there too.

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Amy | She Wears Many Hats March 9, 2011 at 10:43 pm

I’ve refrained from looking at this recipe knowing it would tempt me and I’d never get my packing, cleaning, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera done. I think this will be on the menu in the next couple of days.

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Susan Mallery March 9, 2011 at 4:21 pm

My diet ends on March 31, and I am celebrating with this drink! This looks so good! The perfect summertime treat… and hey, so what if April 1 isn’t summer yet?

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Marly March 9, 2011 at 10:22 am

This looks like my kind of cocktail. In fact, I think I could go for one of those right now! Hope you have a great time on your trip and that you find lots of beautiful blue skies!

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paul jennette March 9, 2011 at 9:13 am

Cheers to you and the professor!! This drink looks amazing, being for Chicago I too have been longing for blue skies and sunshine. Congrats!!!
Thanks
Paul

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Cookin' Canuck March 9, 2011 at 8:48 am

The shot of rum is a great addition to these pretty desserts. What a fun idea! I hope you have a wonderful time in Savannah – I’m sorry I can’t join you.

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Wenderly March 9, 2011 at 8:42 am

Happy Anniversary! Happy (and safe) Travels! And take LOTS if photos for me to live vicariously through! I am so sad to be missing this, but so happy for all of you! xo

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Brian @ A Thought For Food March 9, 2011 at 8:24 am

Hello spiced rum!!! Hello coconut! Hello blended beverage!

Now where’s that 80 degree weather?

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Elizabeth March 9, 2011 at 3:59 am

Oh my. I need this. I need this now. This looks absolutely wonderful!

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Monet March 9, 2011 at 12:13 am

Happy Anniversary! What a great way to start off the celebrations. I hope you two have a fabulous time this week :-) Thank you for sharing this frosty concoction. I want a sip…or two…or three!

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Kristen March 8, 2011 at 10:07 pm

Have a great time and happy anniversary to you and the professor!

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Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction March 8, 2011 at 9:10 pm

Oh, I love the look of this! I’d like a drink, please :)

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Angie March 8, 2011 at 7:51 pm

This looks so good! I hope you had a wonderful anniversary, and have a lovely week at the conference!

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