How to make Coquito at Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

When I was a kid, I tried a lot of drinks and shakes but trust me this Coquito is something which you won’t be able to deny. I saw this drink at my school fest where we were having a lot of varieties on the menu.

I and my friend went to that particular stall and tried this Coquito drink which made us feel amazing. While coming back home, I was thinking about what ingredients they use in that drink, and is it difficult to make this Coquito drink at home?

The next day, I saw that lady who was serving this drink in our fest. I quickly approached her and asked her a lot of questions regarding the drink. Luckily, She gave me the answers to all my questions and she gave me the Coquito recipe also.

So, I thought why not to share this recipe with all of you. Today, I will be sharing this Coquito recipe will all the ingredients, directions, and benefits also. Let’s see how many ingredients are used to make this Coquito drink at home.

Ingredients for Coquito

Sweetened condensed milkOne 14-ounce Can
Cream of coconutOne 15-ounce Can
Evaporated milkOne 12-ounce Can
Unsweetened Coconut milk beverage1 Cup
White rum1/2 Cup
Pure vanilla extract1 tsp
Ground cinnamon1/2 tsp
Freshly grated nutmeg (plus more for serving)1/4 tsp
Cinnamon sticksserving

This is the list of all the ingredients used in this Coquito recipe. This recipe will not be going to take much of your time.

How much time it will take?

Preparation timeChilling timeTotal timeServings
10 minutes1 hour1 hr 10 min6-8

I know you are curious right now to know about the Complete steps of this Coquito recipe. The steps mentioned below will help you to make this recipe.

Coquito Recipe

Coquito recipe
  1. Take a blender and add condensed milk, cream of coconut, unsweetened coconut milk beverage, vanilla, nutmeg, rum, and cinnamon in a blender and blend it until it gets smooth.
  2. Pour the whole mixture to a large pitcher and refrigerate it until very cold (1 hour).
  3. Mix the coquito and pour it into glasses.

You can add more nutmeg for garnishing and add a cinnamon stick to make it looks good. Now, your Coquito recipe is ready to serve.

Nutritional Facts of Coquito

While consuming something creamy, we have a lot of questions in our mind. This breakdown of nutrients in the table below will give you all your answers.

Fat12 g
Carbohydrates16 g
Cholesterol1 g
Sodium7 mg
Sugar12 g
Protein2 g

How to make Coquito at Home | Video

This video of the Coquito recipe will make your task easier because trying something while watching makes things easier.

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I hope your family will love this creamy drink when you will make it. Try this Coquito recipe at home and do share your amazing experience with us in the comments below. Stay tuned for more recipes like this.

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