Milky Coquito

Coquito

Makes: 2 servings 

Time: 15 Minutes

The Coquito (Coconut Eggnog), is made with rum, coconut milk and cinnamon. It’s creamy and milky!

Ingredients

2 1/4 cups water

Thick strips of zest from 2 limes

25 cinnamon sticks

2 1/3 cups sugar (1 pound)

One 14-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk

One 12-ounce can evaporated milk

unces light rum

1/4 cup pure vanilla extract

3 large egg yolks (optional)

Instructions

In a medium saucepan, combine the water with the lime zest and 1 cinnamon stick and simmer over moderate heat for 15 minutes. Strain into a large heatproof bowl and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour.

Whisk in the sugar, coconut milk, evaporated milk, light rum, vanilla and egg yolks, if using; whisk until the sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate the drink until chilled, about 2 hours. Stir well and ladle into small chilled martini or cordial glasses; garnish with the remaining cinnamon sticks.

 

Source: FOOD & WINE

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