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 …
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.
This a quick video demonstrating how to make as she calls it Puerto Rican Eggnog! Great presentation in making the recipe, and you’ll love the Christmas music in the background.
Here is the recipe she uses:
2 cans of evaporated milk
1 can of sweetened condensed milk
1 can of Cream of coconut
3 cinnamon sticks boiled in 1 cup of water and allowed to cool
1-2 cups of Rum… depending on how strong you want it.
For non-alcoholic version you don’t have to put Rum at all if you want a virgin Coquito!
Boil water with the 3 cinnamon sticks and let cool
Add the 2 cans of evaporated milk 1 can of condensed milk, 1 can of cream of coconut, and 1 cup of the cinnamon water to a bowl or blender.
Mix well! add rum to taste and mix…. serve cold!!
This is a very popular video as the PrincessDiana161 puts out a good number of cooking videos.
Try it out and let us know what you think!