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Coquito – Puerta Rican Eggnog Like Cocktail

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Coquito – Eggnog like cocktail from Puerta Rico

Delicious drink made around Christmas in Puerta Rico


  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 oz evaporated milk
  • 15 oz cream of coconut
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 12 oz Puerto Rican or another white rum
  • Cinnamon Sticks for Garnish optional


  • mix before serving in glasses with a cinnamon stick for garnish.
  • Pour into glasses and garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon, nutmeg, cinnamon stick, or even sweetened coconut flakes


Since Florida is so close to many Caribbean countries, you see coquitos on menus around the holidays. This is a very rich cocktail very similar to American eggnog.