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Puerto Rican Coquito

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 12
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When we think of holidays and the most celebratory moments shared with loved ones, Puerto Rican coquito is the sippable treat that always comes to mind. Whether you prep yours to serve alongside a beautiful holiday spread, or even bottle it up as a heartfelt gift, this coquito recipe can be made in a snap, and will have everyone saying cheers! Just one tip: make sure you grab the coconut cream vs. milk, since it’s key to the silky texture we all love.
by Qué Rica Vida Cocina
Updated May 31, 2024
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  • 1 can (12 oz) evaporated milk
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 can (13.66 oz) unsweetened coconut cream
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon, plus additional for serving
  • 1 cup light rum
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Dash ground nutmeg


  • 1
    Place all ingredients in blender container. Cover and blend for 2 minutes or until smooth and homogenized.
  • 2
    Pour mixture through a fine mesh strainer.
  • 3
    Pour the coquito into a bottle or jar and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • 4
    Serve cold with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.

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