Coquito (Puerto Rican Egg Nog) Recipe

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Coquito is a popular Christmas beverage in Puerto Rico. It has similarities to American eggnog, but the use of creme de coco or coconut milk gives it a unique island flavor. A version with eggs, known as ponche crema, is a favorite in Venezuela.

4 to 6 servings

 Ingredients

  • Cinnamon sticks — 2 to 3 each
  • Water — 2 cups
  • Sweetened, condensed milk — 1 (14-ounce) can
  • Evaporated milk — 1 (12-ounce) can
  • Crème de coco (for example, Coco Lopez) — 1 (12-ounce) can
  • Rum — 1 to 2 cups
  • Ground cinnamon — for garnish

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