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(1 rating)
Recipe by
Dinorah Villanueva
Miami, FL

The Coquito is a typical holiday drink in Puerto Rico (similar to the US eggnog). We drink “coquito” only during Christmas and New Years during family gatherings. I collect old wine bottles and make this drink as a Christmas gift to my neighbors - they now expect it every Christmas Eve.

(1 rating)
yield 12 (36 ounces total)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For coquito

  • 2 can
    cream of coconut - 15 ounce can (i.e., coco lopez)
  • 2 can
    condensed milk - 14 ounce can
  • 6 oz
    rum (more or less per taste) - can skip if you want a nonalcoholic version
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make coquito

  • 1
    Place all ingredients into blender.
  • 2
    Blend until well mixed.
  • 3
    Pour into a bottle and refrigerate until cold (at least an hour).
  • 4
    Serve in small glasses and sprinkle top lightly with cinnamon.

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