Coquito Drink Recipe

If you don’t want to make homemade Coquito, there are many commercially available products. Coquito is an eggnog-like alcoholic beverage traditionally served in Puerto Rico. The drink is commonly associated with the Christmas holidays, where it is traditionally served along with other holiday food.

  • 28 oz. coconut milk
  • 2 cups rum
  • 14 oz. condensed milk
  • 4 egg yolks* or egg substitute.


  1. add all ingredients in blender
  2. blend until well mixed
  3. pour into a bottle and refrigerate until cold
  4. serve in small glasses
  5. sprinkle top lightly with nutmeg

Non Sequitur

Is it safe to eat raw egg yokes?
Opinions are divided on this, certainly many recipes require the use of raw egg yolks, but if the chickens producing the eggs are infected with salmonella, it has been found that this bacteria can also be present in the body of the eggs that that chicken produces leading to food poisoning.
The consensus is that provided that you are fit and healthy and the eggs are fresh (and preferably free range produced) it is OK to eat them raw, but if you are a baby, sick, pregnant or elderly & frail then perhaps you should avoid them

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