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Make Your Own Delicious Coquito At Home with this

Enjoy the delicious taste of Coquito, a Puerto Rican coconut nog, anytime of year with this easy recipe.

Coquito Recipe - Puerto Rican Coconut Nog
 
Around this time of year, there is no shortage of Coquito flowing. Whether it’s Coquito by the bottle or these yummy Coquito Cupcakes, you’ll find a never ending supply at my house. Coquito is a delicious Puerto Rican coconut nog (think eggnog minus the egg) that tastes a whole lot better. It’s a drink lots of Puerto Rican families make around the holidays.  If you’ve never heard of or tried Coquito, you are missing out. It’s so good and trust me, once you try it, you’ll be hooked. It’s also super easy to make which is another reason I love it!

Coquito Recipe - Puerto Rican Coconut Nog
 
It’s kind of like eggnog but with a coconut base. While some people do make their Coquito with eggs, I don’t. I’m not a big fan of drinking eggs. Eggnog always kinda freaked me out and I would never drink it.
 

HOW TO MAKE COQUITO

 
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Add all ingredients together in a blender and mix for 1-2 minutes until all the ingredients are combined.
 
Coquito Recipe - Puerto Rican Coconut Nog
 
Chill until ready to serve or pour over ice. It’s best served nice and cold.
 
Coquito Recipe - Puerto Rican Coconut Nog
 
Coquito Recipe - Puerto Rican Coconut Nog
 
A nice bottle of Coquito even makes a great gift. I like to give a bottle as a hostess gift when visiting friends and family during the holidays. Especially to my friends who have never tried it. Once they do, they’re always hooked.

Coquito Recipe - Puerto Rican Coconut Nog

When ready to serve, pour into glass and dust top with cinnamon.

Coquito Recipe - Puerto Rican Coconut Nog

Have you ever had Coquito before?

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Yield: 6 cups

Coquito Puerto Rican Coconut Drink

Coquito Puerto Rican Coconut Drink

Coquito is a coconut based drink typically made around Christmas in Puerto Rican families. This alcoholic drink can be made anytime of year and is perfect to share with family and friends.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 can of Coconut milk (13.5 oz.)
  • 1 can Creme of Coconut (15oz) 
  • 1 can Evaporated Milk (12oz) 
  • 1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk (14 oz) 
  • 1 tsp. of Cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup of Rum

Instructions

  1. Pour all ingredients into a blender and mix on low until combined.
  2. Pour into glass bottle and chill until ready to serve.

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