Coquito Drink Recipe
The Coquito is a Caribbean Christmas drink mixed with rum, the favorite island libation.
In the U.S. we have eggnog made with bourbon, in Britain it’s made with sherry and in Puerto Rico the Coquito drink is a “nog” style drink made with coconut and rum.
The non-egg recipe is the way to go, so I’m sharing the popular island drink recipe sans eggs and it’s truly a Christmas rum drink delight!
Coquito Drink Ingredients:
- 1 can of Cream of Coconut (I use the 15 0z. can of Coco Lopez)
- 1 can of Sweetened Condensed Milk (14 oz. can)
- 1 can of Evaporated Milk (14 oz. can)
- 8 oz. of light Rum
- 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
- 1/2 tablespoon of ground cinnamon
- Nutmeg to sprinkle on top for garnish and taste
- Blend all ingredients except nutmeg in the blender.
- Refrigerate until cold.
- Pour into small glass.
- Sprinkle Nutmeg on top and serve.
Well, now we know that rum and Cream of Coconut aren’t only used for Pina Colada’s (<– this is the recipe we found in Mexico and it’s still the best we’ve ever tasted)!
The rum and coconut combination is certainly an island taste and it’s fun to bring it into the Christmas holidays in what feels like a traditional nog style drink.
Just because you may not be spending Christmas in a tropical paradise, why not serve up this Coquito drink cocktail and pretend you are?