A Puerto Rican Moment …. “It Happens …. Start Making Coquito …. yes”!!


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~~September 27, 2016~~ 

WHAT IS COQUITO?

There’s no where in the world where Christmas is celebrated as early and for so long as in Puerto Rico.

For Puerto Ricans, Christmas starts after Thanksgiving Day.

After this holiday, Christmas continues for eight days after Epiphany Day (January 6).

We call these extra eight days ‘las octavitas’.

Therefore, don’t be surprise if ‘coquito’ is already in the minds of many Puerto Ricans.

We have to get the ‘coquito’ started because it needs some time for the drink to ‘age’ a bit.

It’s a sweet, yummy eggnog-like drink with a lot of ‘punch’!

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Coquito is a coconut-based alcoholic beverage traditionally served in Puerto Rico. It is generally made with rum, coconut milk, sweet condensed milk, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.

Wikipedia
Main alcohol: Rum
Ingredients: 28 oz Coconut milk, 14 oz Condensed milk, 2 Egg yolks, Vanilla, to taste, 16 oz Rum
Preparation: Place ingredients into blender, blend until well mixed. Pour into a bottle and refrigerate until cold. Serve in small glasses and sprinkle top lightly with nutmeg.
Served: Strained
Standard garnish: Cinnamon, Nutmeg
Drinkware: Shot glass

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