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Puerto Rican Rum Punch

Coquito is a traditional festive drink in Puerto Rico. This inspired our sweet, creamy, coconut flavored Puerto Rican Rum Punch recipe. Ideal for special occasions and friendly gatherings. Cheers!

Puerto Rican Rum Punch
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    20
    servings (2 oz. each)
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 12 cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
  • 1 can (15 oz.) cream of coconut
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 cup rum
  • Ground cinnamon (optional)

Instructions

PLACE water, cloves, cinnamon sticks and ginger in small saucepan; bring to a boil over medium heat. Remove from heat; cover. Cool for 15 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks, cloves and ginger piece.

PLACE cream of coconut, evaporated milk, rum and cooled spice water in blender container; cover. Blend for about 30 seconds or until well blended. Refrigerate in glass container or bottle for at least 2 hours or until well chilled. Shake well before pouring.

TO SERVE: Serve in aperitif glasses for a 2-ounce serving. Sprinkle with cinnamon powder if desired.

Tip: Place a cinnamon stick in the bottled coquito for extra spice.

Recipe makes 5 cups.