Comedian Elizardi Castro puts fun into making Coquito! Throw away the measuring cups and check out his dance moves with the blender!
Here’s a recipe from Diamond girl on her version coquito! BOIL 2 CUPS of water w/cinnamin sticks then cool down, one 14oz.evaporated milk, 15 oz.cream of coconut,12 oz. condensed milk, and 2 cups of barcardy or any rum. Mix in blender. Try it out!
Good instructional video with captions that help learn how to make this version of coquito. Note that in caption it says use egg whites but actually they meant egg yolks.
Good down to earth video on how to make coquito. He uses brandy as an option in his recipe, which shows the diverse ways people prepare coquito.
Here’s another good coquito recipe that uses egg yolks. Good quick presentation of his version of coquito. Take a look and let us know what you think. Find any useful tips?
A slide show recipe demonstration… I think a video is easier to make, but this gets the job done. How to make Coquito. Which is an eggnog-like alcoholic beverage traditionally served in Puerto Rico. It is made with egg yolks, rum, coconut milk, coconut cream, sweet condensed milk, cinnamon, and nutmeg. The drink is commonly associated with the Christmas holidays, where it is traditionally served along with other holiday food
This is an entertaining video, which uses I must say a unique recipe demonstration technique! Check it out, I’m sure it will put a smile on your face for one reason or another! Jenny Kelley says, learn how to make Coquito, the Puerto Rican EGGNOG, from Jenny Kelley, the most interesting woman in the world. HAVE A FLAVORFUL DAY, my friends! Her recipe consists of: 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk 2 egg yolks, beaten 1 (14 ounce) can cream of coconut 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup of white rum (or water or coconut milk) … ok I add 1 1/2 cups of rum 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract In the bottom of a double boiler (or in a large pot, boil and simmer 2-3 inches of water deep and place a metal bowl larger than the pot CAREFULLY on top), bring 2 – 3 inches of water deep to a boil (high heat) then lower to a simmer (medium or medium low). To the top of a double boiler (or bowl), add evaporated milk and slowly pour and whisk in egg yolks. Continuously whisk or stir with spoon (seriously do not stop stirring and make sure to scrap sides and bottom often) until the mixture reaches 160 °F (71 °C) and is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon (about 12 – 15 minutes, it takes about 13 minutes for me). Turn heat off and pour mixture into blender. Add cream of coconut, sweetened condensed milk, rum (or water), cloves, cinnamon, and vanilla into blender with mixture. Blend for about 30 seconds or until ingredients are smooth and combined. Pour into glass bottles (empty screw on wine, tequila, vodka, water bottles with a good lid that seals). Chill overnight. Pour into small (shot) glasses and …
A basic coquito recipe demonstration, but lacks in presentation. When I think Coquito I think ‘festive occasion’ so express it with your preparation! Have fun with it!
This is a coquito recipe for the chocolate lovers out there! Olivia goes through step-by-step showing how to make her recipe. Try it out and let us know what you think of chocolate coquito! She says, in America we have Eggnog, in Puerto Rico it is Coquito, and in Cuba Crema De Vie. I present my recipe of Chocolate Coquito. View my traditional Coquito recipe as well. You’re going to love them both.
An entertaining presentation which go overs the basics of how to make coquito. They explain that Coquito is a traditional Puerto Rican eggnog normally made with white rum. They also mention that it is actually a cooked process, but the version they go over skip that step. However, they note that others who tried their’s, says it taste delicious!
Here is what they say… I do not like drinks made with very strong liquor or alcohol in it. Sometimes, I do add a conservative amount of Bacardi rum to my coquito recipe that is anywhere from 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup, not more than that. Depending who I am serving this to, I may add 1 cup of rum, but for me, it is a bit strong for my taste. My coquito version of adding 3/4 cup has a noticeable amount of rum hint to it, without being too strong or overpowering. Some of my guests enjoy the taste of rum. I will make a separate batch and add 1 1/2 cups and to them it is perfect blend and rum taste.
If anyone wants more rum in their drink that I made, they can add more to their discretion. Some like to add Bacardi 151% rum, others (like me) use the Bacardi 40% to make coquito.
If you do not want any liquor in the coquito, you can omit it altogether. Eliminating the rum is great to share with minors, pregnant women and those who do not want alcohol in their drink. There is also another alternative to have rum flavored coquito by adding 1 teaspoon of rum extract and adding more, after you taste test it to your liking. Don’t go over 2 tablespoon. That amount I consider extreme that is catered only for adults.
I found this video kind of interesting since you never really see the person doing the video, just their arms and hands! Reminds of the old commercial with the latex talking gloves, however, in this case there no gloves … actually, she has very nice nails for the demonstration!
Quick recipe demonstration. May be a tad sweet since it uses coconut creme, coconut milk, evaporated milk and condensed milk. But as you may know by now that is quite common with a lot of Coquito recipes!
1 can coconut creme
1 can coconut milk
1 can evaporated milk
1 can condensed milk
Vodka or rum (For non-aloholic version you can skip this.)
One of the few recipes that call for vodka, probably adds a real kick.
If you try the recipe comment below on how it turns out for you!
The first thing you’ll hear when you read about Coquito is that it’s similar to eggnog. Then you’ll find some people actually use eggnog in their Coquito recipes. So what exactly is the difference? Lets look at the basic ingredients of each to see if the difference is evident.
First look at the basic indredients for eggnog. Traditional eggnog is usually includes some of the following ingredients:
Now take a look at what authentic Coquito may be composed of:
So what difference do you notice right off? I notice the coconut ingredient! Then of course the the evaporated milk and condensed milk, which some say makes it really sweet.
Well, the best way is to make your own and do your own comparison. Let us know what you think!
Here’s a down to earth video on how to make Coquito on a coffee table! You will learn about the secret behind the recipe, which is 2-2-2! Watch the video and learn why this is important and is the key to the Coquito recipe!
2 coconut milk
2 evaporated milk
2 coconut creme
A tad of cinnamon
Puerto Rican Rum (amber color)
In addition to the recipe, you can also add 1 12 oz can of sweet condensed milk or eggnog
This is one of the few Coquito recipes which I’ve seen that actually recommends using eggnog.
Well try it out and let us know how it works for you. As always instead of trying it out, you could always try adding some component to your own recipe. Picking up tips from other recipes works well for creating and perfecting your own recipes.
If you’re looking for a new addition to your holiday desert selection, then Coquito ice cream might be something you might want to whip up! Here is a great recipe demonstrated with a fun presentation.
Coquito Ice Cream Recipe:
1/2 liter water
2-3 cinnamon sticks
4 egg yolks
15 oz cream of coconut
The presentation is in Spanish with instruction in English sub-titles. If you ever made ice cream before, then you know it takes a little time prepare the recipe. Try it out and let us know how it turns out for you!
It’s that time of year in which people start discovering and trying the tasty Puerto Rican Coquito drink, and with it the media tends to pick up on it’s growing popularity each year.
Today I found it mentioned in the Washingtonian: Chef Dennis Marron Debuts New Menu at Poste where it will featured in a new seasonal menu.
I also found a Coquito Recipe mentioned at AARP website in which Sharon Tyler Herbst suggests a liquor-free version of Coquito.
Take a look, and pick up some more ideas for your own recipe!