4 Ways How to Make Coquito As Good As Real Puerto Rican

Feb 23, 2021 03:30 PM

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Tripboba.com - Eggnog is a tasty mixed drink that contains milk, cream, sugar, whipped egg whites, and egg yolks. To make it more drunken, you can add rum, brandy, whisky, or some liqueur. In America, especially in Puerto Rico or throughout the Caribbean, people called it coquito, and they usually drink this beverage at the Christmas celebration.

Today, you will learn how to make coquito like Puerto Rican. Tripboba has compiled several simple ways on how to make coquito in your kitchen. So, check it out!

How to Make Coquito Recipe

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  • 2 egg yolks, beaten

  • 1 can evaporate milk (12 fluid oz)

  • 1 can cream of coconut (14 oz)

  • 1 can sweeten condensed milk (14 oz)

  • ½ cup white rum

  • ½ cup water

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Below is the step-by-step how to make coquito. It's easy to follow. In this way, you're going to use a double boiler technique for making coquito.

Step 1. Turn on the stove. Just use the medium hot and heat your double boiler.

Step 2. Mix egg yolks and evaporated milk on your double boiler, on top of boiling water, and stir it constantly.

Step 3. Cook it until the mixture reaches a temperature of 160 degrees F (71 degrees C).

Step 4. Make sure it's thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.

Step 5. Remove egg yolks-milk mixture and transfer it to a blender

Step 6. Add also the cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, rum, water, cloves, cinnamon, and vanilla into the blender.

Step 7. Blend for about 30 seconds, then pour into a large pitcher with a lid, and chill overnight in an airtight container, and put it in the refrigerator.


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