Coquito

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.

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Serves: 6-8

Preparation/Cooking Time: 15 minutes

ingredients:

  • 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

Directions:

  1. Over a double boiler, whisk egg yolks and evaporated milk over lightly boiling water. Whisk for

    approximately 5 minutes.

  2. Pour the egg yolk and evaporated milk mixture into a blender.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.