About the Coquito Cocktail
This rich and creamy rum-spiked treat is a classic Puerto Rican holiday cocktail recipe.
Ingredients in the Coquito Cocktail
- 2 (15-oz) cans Unsweetened coconut cream
- 2 (15-oz) cans Cream of coconut (such as Coco Lopez)
- 1 Vanilla bean (or 1 tsp vanilla extract)
- 3 tsp Ground nutmeg
- 8 Cinnamon sticks
- 1 (750-mL) bottle Añejo or spiced rum
Garnish: Cinnamon stick
How to make the Coquito Cocktail
Combine all the ingredients except the rum in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat, let cool and stir in the rum. Transfer to bottles (making sure that at least one cinnamon stick goes into each bottle), seal and store in the refrigerator. Serve over ice in rocks glasses and garnish with cinnamon sticks.