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La Cucaracha! Drink Recipe

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This is a flaming drink. Please read our notes about flaming drinks and be careful.

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Mixing Instructions

Mix ingredients and pour into a brandy snifter. Light on fire, extinguish after a few seconds, and drink with a straw.


This drink recipe was submitted by one of our dashing readers, flipside1794!

Comments on La Cucaracha!:

By CarlosE on March 11th, 2011 at 01:49:39

if you want it flaming you have to add half shot of bacardy 151

By Brenda on January 22nd, 2011 at 17:19:42

Had this in Ecuador too, lead to a crazy night in the Galapagos.

By Nicole on February 7th, 2010 at 18:35:38

Had this drink in Ecuador and granted I was a few drinks in, but it was amazing :) yea I didn't know what it was and I just figured I'd try it, but I was shocked when they brought out a bowl of alcohol and lit it on fire and handed me two straws and told me to drink.

By tester on March 18th, 2009 at 21:24:28

gross, hard to drink warm, did not catch on fire.

By Justin on October 1st, 2008 at 15:10:28

I had this in Mexico. Of course is was in a doulbe shot glass and we drank through the straw still on fire. hehe

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Nutrition Information

Serving size: 250 mL (1 cup)

Calories 650 (2,720 kJ)
from alcohol 379
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Total Carbs. 58g 19%
Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 41g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 8.3mg 0%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Protein 33.3g
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*: Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your diet needs.

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