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[Food] Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog)

With the holiday’s fast approaching its only right we get our parties & family events ready for some good food & cocktails.

Our Cocktail today is COQUITO aka Puerto Rican Egg Nog. This is a Puerto Rican staple just in time for the holiday season! Mixed with your favorite rum or alcoholic beverages, this drink can surely turn a dull holiday party into a great time!

Please Drink Responsibly

A rich and creamy, no-egg, coquito recipe made with rum and coconut milk.

This simple & tasty Coquito recipe is a Puerto Rican tradition that is loaded with coconut, rum and cinnamon for an extra thick and creamy coconut eggnog!

PREP TIME: 20 minutes

COOK TIME: 5 hours

TOTAL TIME: 5 hours 20 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 oz raisins
  • 1 1/2 cups dark rum
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (15 oz) can cream of coconut (Coco Lopez)
  • 1 (13.5 oz) can coconut milk
  • 4 oz evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons shredded coconut, optional

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a large pitcher with a lid (or two large jars with lids – this will make about 56 oz of liquid) add raisins, dark rum and cinnamon sticks. Let sit for 1 hour. 
  2. In a blender, puree all the other ingredients.  Pour into the bottle and shake well to combine with rum/raisins mixture. 
  3. Chill for at least 4 hours & store in an airtight container in a refrigerator for up a month.. 
  4. Must shake vigorously before pouring. 

NOTES: recipe note: cream of coconut is commonly made by Goya or Coco Lopez. It is a very thick, sweetened coconut milk with chunks of shredded coconut in it. This is not the same as coconut cream that only has coconut listed on the ingredients.

NUTRITION INFORMATION:

YIELD: 12 servings 
SERVING SIZE: 1 serving

Amount Per Serving: 
CALORIES: 218
TOTAL FAT: 12g
SATURATED FAT: 10g
TRANS FAT: 0g
UNSATURATED FAT: 1g
CHOLESTEROL: 7mg
SODIUM: 47mg
CARBOHYDRATES: 16g
FIBER: 1g
SUGAR: 12g
PROTEIN: 2g

A Big thank you to my great friend Jessica for the ingredients – https://thenovicechefblog.com/about/

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