Monday, April 20, 2015

Monkeypod Mai Tai Recipe

When we were in Hawaii one of  our favorite meals was at Monkeypod Kitchen where we discovered a deliciously dangerous drink that would have you falling over after a couple.
The Mai Tai is synonymous with Tiki Culture and is a refreshing mix of rum and juices. There are a ton of different recipes but the egg white foam topper from Monkeypod put this drink on another level. 
I couldn't wait to get home to order a whipped cream gun to make this drink. I wasn't disappointed.
My bar savvy friend had to show me how to use a spoon to keep the layers from mixing mixing.

  • 1 ounce light rum
  • 1 ounce dark rum
  • 1/2 ounce pineapple syrup (pineapple juice and sugar reduced)
  • 1/2 ounce orange curacao
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • foam (see below)
  1. Add lime, syrup, orange curacao and light rum to a mixing glass with ice. 
  2.  Shake and strain over ice into a highball glass. 
  3.  Float dark rum on top by pouring over a spoon to limit the splash. 
  4. Top with foam from whipped cream gun.


  • 2 parts passion fruit puree/juice
  • 1 parts simple syrup
  • 2 parts egg whites
  • 1 part honey
  • 4 parts cold water
  1. Add everything to a whipped cream gun.


  1. Just made these tonight and they are exactly like the way the Monkeypod makes them. Made them for six people and they were an absolute hit!! Thank you thank you !!

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