Nikita | Cocktail From Madeira Island

You will not believe what is in this cocktail! A Nikita, a cocktail from Madeira Island Portugal, contains beer, wine and vanilla ice cream! Try it yourself and see how delicious this unsuspecting combination is. Fun Fact: the Nikita cocktail was named after the Elton John song Nikita.

 

 

Nikita cocktail from Portugal, in glass with pineapple wedge. White wine and beer bottles in background

Nikita | Cocktail From Madeira Island

You will not believe what is in this cocktail! A Nikita, a cocktail from Madeira Island Portugal, contains beer, wine and vanilla ice cream! Try it yourself and see how delicious this unsuspecting combination is. Fun Fact: the Nikita cocktail was named after the Elton John song Nikita. It is a typical drink from Câmara de Lobos, but it is popular all over the archipelago, Madeira and Porto Santo.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Portuguese
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 10 oz fresh pineapple cubed
  • 6 oz vanilla ice cream
  • 4 oz beer lager
  • 4 oz white wine
  • 1 oz white rum optional

Instructions
 

  • Put all ingredients into the blender. Puree until smooth. Serve over ice.
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Notes

Optionally add a shot of white rum or sugar for sweetness. 
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Keyword Camara do Lobos, cocktail, ice cream cocktail, Madeira, Madeira Island Drinks, Nikita, Portuguese Cocktail
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