Every year we have holiday traditions we share with our children. If you have followed this blog for awhile, you know we love to share some of our favorite holiday recipes on Facebook and Instagram, so we decided to finally publish the recipes here.
Some of these traditional recipes are from my husband’s family, and others are from mine. One of my favorite memories from childhood was having a Christmas party at my grandparents’ house. We would go caroling, smash a piñata, and enjoy Puerto Rican food and drink, including coquito, a Puerto Rican eggnog. Use this easy coquito recipe to make this delicious treat for your family this holiday season. The coquito ingredients are easy to find at your local store, and the recipe is delicious.
- 1 (15 oz) can coconut cream
- 1 (14 oz) can sweet condensed milk
- 1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
- 1/2 cup to 1 cup of white or dark rum (optional)
- Cinnamon sticks for garnish
Add all ingredients in a blender and mix thoroughly.
Refrigerate for at least one hour (or overnight) before serving.
Pour into glasses and garnish with cinnamon and a cinnamon stick. Enjoy!
If you want to have an alcoholic version, we recommend adding some Captain Morgans rum for a delicious treat.
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Serving Size:8 oz
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 376Total Fat: 19.7gSaturated Fat: 15.7gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 103mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 1.2gSugar: 33.7gProtein: 7.9g
Looking for other Puerto Rican information? Don’t miss this coquito tres leches cake recipe or our favorite things to do in Puerto Rico with kids. If you want another cocktail recipe, check out our Silver Slur drink. And don’t miss our German stollen recipe!