MY MOM'S FAMOUS CHRISTMAS PUERTORICAN EGGNOG "COQUITO"

 

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  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time: 30-45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 cans evaporated milk
  • 3 cans condensed milk
  • 3 cans cream of coconut
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 2 tsps vanilla
  • cinnamon sticks
  • cinnamon powder
  • 1-2 liters of White Puerto Rican Rum (Palo Viejo or Bacardi)

Directions

  • 1. First take the yolks of 8 large eggs and mix with the 2 cups of sugar
  • 2. Beat the egg yolks and sugar on high speed until creamy white
  • 3. Pour the vanilla
  • 4. Add slowly the condensed milk and keep beating on med speed
  • 5. Add the cream of coconut and also mix at a medium speed
  • 6. Add the evaporated milk, mix on low speed for 2 minutes.
  • 7. Finally add the white rum, mix well
  • 8. Put 2-3 sticks of cinnamon on each container, fill with the mixture.
  • 9. Store in refrigerator until serving time
  • 10. Shake well before serving. Serve cold, sprinkle slightly with cinnamon powder.
  • Enjoy! Salud!

Notes

This is a traditional holiday drink in all homes during the Christmas holidays in Puerto Rico. this is my Mom's recipe handed down to me which I already handed down to my oldest son.

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