Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog) Recipe

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog) Recipe

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How To Make Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

Refresh with a glass of this coquito, a thick and rich Puerto Rican coconut eggnog made with coconut milk and rum spiced with cinnamon.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 4ozsweetened condensed milk,(1 can)
  • 15ozcream of coconut,(1 can), like Coco Lopez or Goya
  • 12ozevaporated milk,(1 can)
  • 13.5ozcoconut milk,(1 can)
  • 2tspvanilla,or 1 vanilla bean, split and seeded
  • 2whole cinnamon sticks
  • ½tspgrated nutmeg
  • 2cupsrum
  • grated nutmeg,or ground cinnamon for garnish, optional


  1. Place the sweetened condensed milk, cream of coconut, evaporated milk, coconut milk, vanilla, cinnamon sticks, and nutmeg (all the ingredients except the rum) in a large saucepan.

  2. Warm over medium-high heat until just starting to simmer. Remove from heat, cover, and let infuse for 30 minutes.

  3. Remove the cinnamon sticks and the vanilla bean (if using) and pour the mixture into a punch bowl or pitcher.

  4. Add 1 cup of rum and taste. Add more rum for a stronger punch.

  5. Chill this in the fridge for at least 2 hours or for up to 3 days.

  6. Serve neat or over ice in small portions. Garnish with grated nutmeg or ground cinnamon as desired.


  • Calories: 416.96kcal
  • Fat: 18.70g
  • Saturated Fat: 16.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.71g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.28g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.87g
  • Fiber: 0.38g
  • Sugar: 31.61g
  • Protein: 4.51g
  • Cholesterol: 13.72mg
  • Sodium: 71.34mg
  • Calcium: 135.09mg
  • Potassium: 277.06mg
  • Iron: 1.51mg
  • Vitamin A: 30.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.35mg
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