How do you make Puerto Rican Coquito from scratch?

Instructions
  1. In a blender, add evaporated milk, cream of coconut, coconut milk, sweetened condensed milk, rum (if using), vanilla extract and spices. Blend on high until mixture is well combined, 1-2 minutes.
  2. Pour coquito mixture into glass bottles; cover.
  3. To serve, stir or shake bottle well to combine.

Is selling Coquito illegal?

The drink, which originated in Puerto Rico, is a coconut-based alcoholic beverage similar to eggnog, sometimes referred to as the “Puerto Rican Eggnog.” The drink is made with rum. In the United States, it is illegal to sell alcohol without a license, no matter how small the amount.

Can Coquito get you drunk?

Can You Get Drunk Off Coquito? This depends on how much alcohol you add to the coquito mixture. If you‘re adding just enough for flavor’s sake, you might get a little buzzed, but definitely not drunk. However, if you go heavier on the alcohol, such as the entire bottle, then yes, you‘ll definitely get drunk.

Why is my Coquito so thick?

***Like most fats, coconut oil solidifies in the cold, sometimes making this drink very thick after a night in the fridge. Let sit out for about 15 minutes to thin it out before serving, then shake vigorously.

What do I do if my Coquito is too strong?

My Coquito came out way too strong(rum) and thick so your suggestion of adding water to it is better then adding more rum!!! Keya (Florida) says: Great recipe, I add nutmeg and a scoop of chocolate ice cream for coquito mudslides.

What do I do if my Coquito is too thick?

If too thick for your liking, add another 1/4 cup cinnamon water. Transfer the coquito to a bottle/container. Drop the cinnamon sticks in the bottle and refrigerate.

How long does Coquito last with eggs?

Coquito (Puerto Rican Egg Nog)

Pour into clean sealable bottles or jars. Store in the refrigerator for at least three days, up to one full month.

Is Coquito supposed to be strong?

And this coquito wholly embraces the big batch ease of punch while packing quite a bit of it in the form of three cups of rum. If you like coconut and rum, then you will like this. But coquito is more than just a very strong and delicious drink.

How long does Coquito last in the fridge without eggs?

Coquito (without egg) will last in an airtight container refrigerated for 4-6 months. If some of the coconut fat solidifies let it sit on the counter for 10 minutes and give it a good shake before serving.

Can you put Coquito in a plastic bottle?

Answer: Yes, you can bottle coquito in the long neck plastic bottles.

What alcohol is used in Coquito?

Coquito/Main alcohol

Do you have to refrigerate Coquito?

Does coquito need to be refrigerated? Yes, the drink is served chilled and should be refrigerated. But it also requires refrigeration given its dairy ingredients, which will go off when left out for an extended period of time.