Coquito is drink that resembles the eggnog, it is a traditionally served in Puerto Rico. The drink is commonly associated with the holidays.
- 1 1/2 cup of fresh coconut milk
- 1 13 oz can of coconut cream (Coco Lopez)
- 1 12 oz can of 2% low fat evaporated milk (optional)
- 2 eggs (optional)
- 2 egg yolks (optional)
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla flavor
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp ground cloves
- 1/2 tsp ground allspice
- Bacardi Rum (optional)
Blend cream of coconut for one minute so it won't be clumpy in the drink. Add eggs and yolks, blend for about 30 seconds. Stop the blender add coconut and evaporated milk one at a time, blend. Then add spices and rum taste as you go, blend again. Taste again. Chill for about one hour before serving, maintain coquito cold.
Note: if using raw eggs and yolks, add rum to avoid salmonella
Reduce Your Risk of Salmonella from Eggshttp://www.cdc.gov/features/salmonellaeggs/
Note: For rum pour desired amount. Suggestion: taste, pour, taste again.
***Kid Friendly Coquito do not add eggs and rum. Taste as you go!***