Coconut Coquito


  • 4 cups coconut milk
  • 6 tablespoons white sugar
  • 8egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 8 tablespoons dark rum
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Combine the coconut milk and the sugar in a saucepan and scald over medium heat.


  • Step 2

    Beat the egg yolks with the vanilla. Beat in 1/2 cup of the scalded mixture into the egg yolks. Then whisk all the egg yolk mixture into the scalded mixture. Stirring mixture constantly, cook over low heat until mixture reaches a temperature of 160 degrees F (71 degrees C). The mixture should be thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. DO NOT BOIL.

  • Step 3

    Strain the eggnog into a bowl. Stir in the rum and let cool to room temperature. Place plastic wrap on the surface and refrigerate until well chilled. Once chilled serve with nutmeg sprinkled on top.

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