Monday, July 11, 2011

La Fe

“La Fe” in Spanish translates to “The Faith” in English. With hints of banana, chocolate, and citrus this drink is an ideal poolside libation. Have faith that this cocktail will do three things...
  1. Go down easy
  2. Cool you off
  3. Knock you on your ass if you have too many.

La Fe

Banana Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup cane sugar
  • 1 banana - peeled & sliced
  1. In a saucepan, combine the water and sugar over medium heat.
  2. Cook until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Remove from the heat.
  4. Add the banana slices.  Allow to infuse for 24 hours.
  5. Strain through a fine mesh strainer.
La Fe
  • 30 ml Bacardi Superior rum
  • 30 ml Dailys non-alcoholic triple sec
  • 30 ml banana simple syrup
  • 15 ml creme de cacao
  • 15 ml banana liqueur
  • 15 ml Goya mango nectar
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1 slice caramelized banana garnish
  1. In a cocktail shaker mix all ingredients except for the garnish.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Pour into serving glass.
  4. Top with caramelized banana slice.
  5. Enjoy in moderation.
If you'd like to go next level...

Vanilla Infused French Toast with La Fe Bananas & Pop Rocks.

That's it for now...till we exchange a few words again...Peace!


  1. What a unique drink...the banana simple syrup is genius!! This looks and sounds so refreshing!!

  2. Hey thanks Wendy! Very kind of you to say.

  3. This looks and sounds so refreshing. Love the fact that the banana simple syrup can keep for so long. You never cease to amaze me, even when mixing a simple drink.

  4. congrats, 200 is a milestone for sure!! this drinks sounds really interesting, I bet I'd love it!

  5. A huge congrats on reaching 200, Laz! Sounds like a great drink (and I love the name, lol!) that caramelized banana? I'm going to check out the recipe now! ;)

  6. CONGRATULATIONS!! It is a milestone! It's a pretty big deal in my opinion. This drink definitely sounds like it's worth trying, thanks so much for sharing! About to go check out your ropa vieja post, it's one of my weaknesses. =]

  7. I tried leaving a comment and it disappeared.

    I chocked on my Colada when I started to read your post. Funny stuff. I did click, cause i love my libations. Godd luck on the contest and looking forward to trying your concoction.

  8. Fantastic cocktail...I must try this one :)
    You know how I love my cocktails...
    Hope you are having a great week

  9. 200 already? Wow!
    I can follow those 3 steps of drinking it this easily and maybe have to ask for more! Very sophisticated drink indeed.

  10. Peace indeed! Want... Send us some of your summer sunshine too. :) Mmmmmm. Your so creative Laz. Love it! Can't wait to try it. What would you reccommend serving with it?

  11. I could use a few of these right now... pass them over or else ;) haha

  12. Congratulations! I don't have words to are so talented! Loved the blog.

  13. I could so use this cocktail. Today is so hot and sunny so your cocktail would really hit the spot. I'll have faith that I can drag my butt off to the kitchen for one, we'll see :)

  14. Called "la fe", I figured this would be an absinthe cocktail. Nonetheless, looks tasty and potent! #CocktailFriday

  15. this sounds great! i'm totally digging the banana simple syrup :)

  16. Seriously Laz? The drink sounds awesome-but that Vanilla Infused French Toast with La Fe Bananas & Pop Rocks? That is off the hook amazing! You are an artist.

  17. I need a cabana boy to bring me one of these drinks by the ocean right now. ;.)


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