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Perfect Coquito recipe

Perfect Coquito recipe

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Coquito originates from Puerto Rico. It's typically served around Christmas time and is similar to an alcoholic eggnog. It's made by blending water with condensed milk, dark rum, coconut milk and ground cinnamon.

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IngredientsServes: 10

  • 125ml water
  • 1 (397g) tin sweetened condensed milk
  • 250ml dark rum
  • 2 (400ml) tins coconut milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt

MethodPrep:10min ›Extra time:1hr chilling › Ready in:1hr10min

  1. Pour the water, milk, rum and coconut milk into a liquidiser. Add the cinnamon and salt. Blend until well combined, then refrigerate for at least one hour or until ready to serve.

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by Brownie1

I boil 3 cinnamon sticks in 3 cups water. Let it cool. Then put cinnamon water in blender w/1 can evap milk, 1 can condensed milk, 1 can coconut milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract and Rum(I use Malibu Rum/coconut flavor). NO EGGS. Serve on the rocks and garnish w/ground cinnamon. Yummy!!!-01 Mar 2009

by Dami

Yep, THIS is coquito. My abuelo made it every Christmas for the parranderos-Christmas carolers who show up with guitars, guiros, drums and maracas at your house at 3 am, and won't leave til you feed them. Real coquito does NOT have eggs in it. It's just sweet milk, coconut milk, rum (dark or white, we're not that picky as long as it's Puerto Rican rum ;-) )and cinammon, just like this. Good job!-11 Jul 2008

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