Coquito is my favorite holiday drink and tastes so much better than traditional eggnog! While similar to eggnog, this Puerto-Rican beverage is coconut-milk based with rum. Below is my recipe with a twist; I used The Ultimate Cake Spice by My Fabulous for the hint of cinnamon and cloves.
Preparation/Cooking Time: 15 minutes
2 egg yolks, beaten
1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
1 (15 ounce) can cream of coconut
1 (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup Puerto Rican rum
1/2 teaspoon of The Ultimate Cake Spice by My Fabulous Food
Over a double boiler, whisk egg yolks and evaporated milk over lightly boiling water. Whisk for
approximately 5 minutes.
Pour the egg yolk and evaporated milk mixture into a blender.
Add the cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, water, rum, and The Ultimate Cake Spice into the blender. Blend all contents for approximately 1 minute.
Pour coquito into glasses and garnish with additional spice and cinnamon sticks if desired. Serve and enjoy!
Important: Pour the remainder of the coquito into a glass bottle and refrigerate.