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|Posted by Nerisa Eugenia Waterman on December 15, 2014 at 12:25 AM|
Coquito – Coconut Eggnog
An Authentic Puerto Rican Beverage with a little St. Croix, Virgin Islands twist... Cruzan...Rum.
Origin: Puerto Rico
Makes About 7 Cups
Prep time: 5 min.
Total time: 5 min., plus chilling time
2 cans (12 oz. each) Evaporated Milk
1 can (15 oz.) Cream of Coconut
1 can(13.5 oz.) Coconut Milk
½ cup Sweetened Condensed Milk
½ cup cruzan white rum (optional)... No..not really...we all need a little cruzan every now and then
1 tsp. vanilla extract
½ tsp. ground cinnamon, plus more for garnish, if desired
Cinnamon sticks (optional)... Hmmm..No..not really
1. In bowl of blender, add evaporated milk, cream of coconut, coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk, rum (if using), vanilla extract and ground cinnamon. Blend on high until mixture is well combined, 1-2 minutes.
2. Pour coconut mixture into glass bottles; cover. Transfer to refrigerator. Chill until cold.
3. To serve, stir or shake bottle well to combine. Pour coquito into small (or large) serving glasses. Garnish with ground cinnamon and cinnamon sticks, if desired.
Categories: Coquito (Coconut Eggnog Recipe)