Ponche Frío de la Abuela

This is a drink that has been in the Peruvian culture for as long as anyone can remember. A classic drink that is a must try.


  • Servings-10
  • Preparation Time- 35-40 minutes


  • 4 Liters of milk
  • 3lbs of sugar
  • 1 cup of port wine
  • 1 cup of sour cherry liquor
  • 1 cup of pisco
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 drops of an almond extract

Preparation Instructions:

  • Over medium heat boil the milk along with the sugar and the cinnamon. Proceed to boil for approximately 20 minutes.
  • Remove the milk, sugar and cinnamon from the heat
  • Add the port wine, the liquor, pisco and almond extract. Mix everything together very well
  • Pour servings into glasses and enjoy. Some people choose to garnish the top of the drink with some powdered cinnamon.