Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog)

Coconut and rum flavor this tropical eggnog. This recipe first appeared in our December 2011 issue along with Kathleen Squires’s story Island Holiday.

Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog) Coquito (Puerto Rican Eggnog)
Coconut milk and cinnamon flavor this tropical rum-spiked eggnog.
Yield: makes 5 Cups


  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 cups Puerto Rican rum
  • 1 (14-oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • Ground cinnamon and sticks, to garnish


  1. Blend milks, rum, and yolks in a blender until frothy; chill. Pour into glasses, sprinkle with cinnamon, and serve with cinnamon sticks.