Casa Blanca Recipe from Morocco: A Refreshing Cocktail with Light Rum and Triple Sec

Casa Blanca

Casa Blanca Recipe from Morocco: A Refreshing Cocktail with Light Rum and Triple Sec
Region / culture: Morocco | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Servings: 1


Casa Blanca
Casa Blanca

Casa Blanca is a classic cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. This refreshing drink is made with light rum, triple sec, lime juice, and Maraschino, creating a delicious and balanced flavor profile.


The Casa Blanca cocktail is believed to have originated in Cuba, where it was a popular drink among locals and tourists alike. The combination of rum, triple sec, lime juice, and Maraschino creates a tropical and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for sipping on a hot day.


How to prepare

  1. Shake the ingredients with ice and then strain the mixture into a glass.


  • You can customize the Casa Blanca cocktail by adding a splash of pineapple juice or coconut cream for a tropical twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

When making a Casa Blanca cocktail, be sure to use fresh lime juice for the best flavor. You can also adjust the amount of Maraschino to suit your taste preferences - add more for a sweeter drink, or less for a more tart flavor.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Casa Blanca cocktail in a chilled glass with a lime wedge garnish for a refreshing and elegant presentation.

Cooking Techniques

Shaking the ingredients with ice helps to chill the drink and create a frothy texture.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can substitute the light rum with dark rum for a richer flavor profile.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the Casa Blanca cocktail ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the Casa Blanca cocktail in a decorative glass with a colorful straw for a festive presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

This cocktail pairs well with spicy foods, grilled meats, and seafood dishes.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover Casa Blanca cocktail in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

A serving of Casa Blanca cocktail contains approximately 120 calories.


The Casa Blanca cocktail contains approximately 3 grams of carbohydrates per serving.


The Casa Blanca cocktail is a low-fat drink, with less than 1 gram of fat per serving.


There is no protein in the Casa Blanca cocktail.

Vitamins and minerals

The Casa Blanca cocktail does not contain significant amounts of vitamins or minerals.


This recipe contains alcohol, which may be an allergen for some individuals. Please drink responsibly.


The Casa Blanca cocktail is a low-calorie, low-fat drink that is perfect for enjoying in moderation.


The Casa Blanca cocktail is a classic drink that is perfect for any occasion. With its refreshing and tropical flavors, this cocktail is sure to be a hit with your guests. Enjoy responsibly!

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was immediately hooked. It was a hot summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Maria in her cozy kitchen. Maria was known for her incredible culinary skills, and that day she was preparing a dish called Casa Blanca - a traditional recipe passed down through generations in her family.

As I watched Maria work her magic in the kitchen, I could see the love and passion she poured into each step of the recipe. From the vibrant colors of the fresh vegetables to the fragrant spices she added with a delicate hand, every detail was carefully thought out.

I asked Maria if I could help her with the cooking, eager to learn the secrets behind this delicious dish. She smiled warmly and handed me a knife, instructing me on how to chop the vegetables just so. As we worked side by side, she shared with me the story behind Casa Blanca.

According to Maria, Casa Blanca was a dish that originated in her family's ancestral village in Spain. It was a celebratory dish, often served at weddings and other special occasions. The name Casa Blanca came from the white color of the dish, which was created by the combination of white beans, chicken, and a creamy white sauce made from almonds.

Maria's grandmother had taught her the recipe when she was just a young girl, and she had since passed it down to her own daughter. Now, she was passing it on to me, her dear friend.

As we cooked, Maria shared with me the tips and tricks that she had learned over the years. She explained how the dish should be cooked slowly, allowing the flavors to meld together and create a rich, savory sauce. She also emphasized the importance of using the freshest ingredients possible, as this would elevate the dish to new heights.

Finally, after hours of simmering and stirring, the Casa Blanca was ready. Maria ladled the steaming dish into bowls and garnished it with a sprinkle of fresh parsley. The aroma that wafted from the bowl was intoxicating, a tantalizing mix of spices and herbs that made my mouth water.

I took my first bite of Casa Blanca, and my taste buds exploded with flavor. The tender chicken, the creamy sauce, the earthy beans - it was a symphony of tastes and textures that danced on my tongue. I savored each bite, marveling at how something so simple could be so incredibly delicious.

After we had finished our meal, Maria poured us each a glass of crisp white wine and we sat back, sated and content. As we sipped our drinks, I thanked her profusely for sharing her family's recipe with me. She smiled and patted my hand, telling me that she was honored to pass on the tradition to someone who appreciated it as much as I did.

And so, Casa Blanca became a staple in my own kitchen. I cooked it for my family and friends, sharing the story behind the dish and the memories of that summer day with Maria. Each time I made it, I felt a connection to my dear friend and her family, grateful for the gift of their recipe.

In the years that followed, I continued to experiment with Casa Blanca, adding my own twist here and there. I found that a splash of lemon juice gave it a fresh zing, while a pinch of smoked paprika added a depth of flavor. Each time I cooked it, I felt a sense of pride and joy, knowing that I was carrying on a tradition that had been passed down through generations.

And so, the legacy of Casa Blanca lives on in my kitchen, a tribute to the love and friendship that inspired it. I will always cherish the memory of that summer day with Maria, and the magical moment when I first saw that recipe and knew that it would become a part of my own culinary repertoire.


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