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Coquito - Puerto Rican Coconut Egg-Free Nog Recipe Card

Here is an authentic recipe for Puerto Rican coquito.  This recipe has no eggs and is uses coconut milk.  This is very popular during the holidays and sometime it is called egg-free eggnog.  

Course Drink
Cuisine Puerto Rican
Keyword Christmas, cocktail, coconut milk, creamy, egg free, egg nog, rich, rum
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 6
Calories 604 kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place the water, sweetened condensed milk, rum, vanilla in the blender. Add the coconut milk last just up to the 6 cup line.  Hold the lid tightly and gently blend. Chill in the fridge for up to 6 hours before serving. Stir again before serving. 

  2. Pour into small 6 oz. glasses and sprinkle with a little cinnamon. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How long can I store coquito? You can store coquito in an air tight container or bottles in the refrigerator for 4-6 months. The coconut fat will separate slightly or form on the top so shake the container before serving.
  • Can I store coquito in my liquor cabinet? No, this contains milk products and needs to be refrigerated.
  • Can I use the coconut milk that you buy in a carton sold in the milk cooler?  No,  this recipe uses the canned coconut milk.  The main difference between the canned coconut milk and the type sold in the carton is it has been diluted with much more water.  Coquito has a rich, thick creamy texture that the coconut milk imparts.
Nutrition Facts
Coquito - Puerto Rican Coconut Egg-Free Nog Recipe Card
Amount Per Serving
Calories 604 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 27g169%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 108mg5%
Potassium 526mg15%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Sugar 36g40%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 175IU4%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 211mg21%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.