This kava recipe, Guava Kava Colada, is designed to bring you a taste of island life. Our goal is to take you on a mini-vacation from the comfort of your house or backyard lounger.
When you start to dream of island life, what do you think of? Is it lush green islands with tropical vegetation? Is it crystal clear, wide sandy beaches with turquoise blue waters, fringed by palm trees swaying in the wind? Coconuts and tropical fruits like mango, guava, passion fruit and papaya and the scent of spices?
Perhaps it is all of the above. And, if you are thinking about Fiji and the South Pacific, kava and kava bars, (nakamals), could come to mind too, they certainly do for us!
This recipe brings you a taste and hints of the Pacific Islands as well as the relaxed island vibe kava imparts. This could be our best tasting kava recipe yet!
Kalm with Kava Guava concentrate combines with coconut milk to create a creamy tropical fruit flavored nonalcoholic cocktail. It’s super easy to prepare too – minimal work involved here. Simply shake the ingredients together and you’re set for the perfect staycation, possibly daydreaming about a luxurious island vacation.
- 4oz Guava Concentrate
- 13oz water
- 7oz Coconut Milk
- Cinnamon powder
- Add the Guava Concentrate, water and coconut milk to a cocktail shaker, blender, (or anything with a tight sealing lid)
- Shake vigorously for 30 seconds or until all ingredients are blended.
- Pour into 4 glasses or tumblers (or for the full island experience a coconut cup).
- Sprinkle with cinnamon powder to your preference taste.
- Makes (4) 6oz drinks.
To get the full island life vibe going and a more traditional experience, head over to the KWK shop and buy some Bilos, the coconut cups used in kava ceremonies. And heck, why not throw on a kava-inspired t-shirt too!
Kick-back, drink and enjoy.
We’d love to hear your favorite summer fruit and how you would use it in a kava recipe. Let us know in the comments section below.