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Midnight Special Recipe
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Midnight Special

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"A smooth, delicate cocktail perfect for relaxing. For extra richness, try adding a drop of chocolate syrup."

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  1. Fill a 10 ounce highball glass with ice. Pour in the rum and coffee liqueur. Swirl gently and fill the glass with cola. Drop in the teaspoon of sweetened condensed milk and stir slowly until the cocktail turns to a milky brown.
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Mar 28, 2011

I don't generally like sweet drinks, but this was very good, and I would definitely make it again. It's very easy and would be great for entertaining!

May 02, 2006

This does remind me of a coke float! At least the second one did. My hubby mixed up the first & he used Bacardi Gold which gave it more of a rum taste than I was looking for. I used a Bacardi white for the second & it was sooo good. I am out of coffee liquer so I used Godiva's cappucino liquer & it worked very well. Will have again & again.


8 Ratings

Jan 19, 2004

This drink is absolutely AWESOME! There are no words to explain it--you must try it yourself.

Oct 30, 2004

This is just incredible. I was skeptical at the ingredients at first, but the reviews swayed me. It really is delicious, not overly sweet like some cola based drinks can be, a little creamy but refreshing without being overly rich. A complex flavor, very unique. I love whipping up new cocktails, and this one is DEFINITELY going in my regular rotation, thanks!!

Dec 28, 2007

The rum and coffee liqueur combo was pretty tasty. I used diet cola and perhaps that accounted for the inability of my sweetened condensed milk to mix it. I think I'll try this one again.

May 20, 2006

This was wonderful. Very smooth, with no overbearing flavors.

Aug 16, 2004

Different & tasty. Made for a small party & was a hit...tasted similar to a root beer float. Everyone was ready for more! Thanks for a good simple use of coffee liqueur.

Jan 10, 2012

Oh yeah, this will get made again and again in this house. And I even made it with Coke Zero.


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