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Virginia Folke of Jacksonville, Florida with her Puerto Rican Eggnog:...

Virginia Folke of Jacksonville, Florida with her Puerto Rican Eggnog: Coquito. Taste of Home magazine audtions for Mrs. Holiday on July 26, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

 

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-oz.) can cream of coconut
  • 1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (13.5-oz.) can coconut milk
  • 2 (12-oz.) cans evaporated milk
  • 3/4 cup cup (12 oz.) white rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg, plus more for garnish
  • Cinnamon sticks

 

How to Make It

Step 1

Process cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and coconut milk in a blender or food processor until completely smooth; transfer mixture to a large bowl or pitcher.

Step 2

Whisk in evaporated milk, rum, vanilla, ground cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Step 3

Cover and chill 24 hours.

Step 4

Garnish with nutmeg and cinnamon sticks, if desired.

 

Coquito is a traditional coconut punch served at Christmas and New Year’s celebrations in Puerto Rico.

This amazing traditional cocktail tastes like a very thick and creamy coconut eggnog. Its very rich in taste, so you can serve it over ice. Learn more about it here.