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Hello fellow food lovers!

Today, we’re venturing into the heart of the Caribbean—Puerto Rico—to discover a holiday cheer that’s sure to bring warm warmth to your holiday gatherings—coquito or Puerto Rican eggnog. This traditional Puerto Rican drink is a must-have during the Christmas season, but its creamy coconut flavor deserves to be enjoyed year-round.

Coquito, which means "little coconut" in Spanish, is a rich, creamy cocktail similar to eggnog, but with a tropical twist. It's made with coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, cinnamon and rum. This Puerto Rican eggnog is a dreamy concoction that transports you straight to the sunny Caribbean coast with every sip.

So, without further ado, let’s jump right into our Puerto Rican eggnog recipe:


- 6 eggs
- 2 cans (12 oz each) of evaporated milk
- 1 can (14 oz) of sweetened condensed milk
- 1 can (15 oz) of cream of coconut
- 2 cups of white rum
- 1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves
- 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
- Ground nutmeg for garnish

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Step 1: Separate egg yolks

Crack the eggs and separate the yolks from the whites. This recipe only calls for egg yolks.

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Step 2: Beat egg yolks

In a large bowl, beat the egg yolks until light and creamy.

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Step 3: Add condensed milk

Slowly add the condensed milk to the egg yolks while continuing to stir the mixture.

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Step 4: Add evaporated milk

Next, add the evaporated milk and continue whisking the mixture until completely combined.

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Step 5: Add Rum and Spices

Add rum (if using), vanilla extract, and spices to mixture. Mix well.

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Step 6: Chill the Eggnog

Pour the eggnog into a large bottle or jug, refrigerate for at least two hours, and enjoy.

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Step 7: Serve the eggnog

Enjoy the Puerto Rican eggnog chilled and sprinkle nutmeg on top for extra flavor. Enjoy this traditional holiday drink with friends and family!

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