Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Rum Cocktails


coquito cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

This rich and creamy rum-spiked Coquito is a classic Puerto Rican holiday cocktail recipe. Our Coquito recipe makes a large batch so it is perfect to serve a large crowd or to individually batch and give as gifts.


  • 56 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 48 ounces evaporated milk
  • 24 ounces cream of coconut (such as Coco Lopez)
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 750 ml (1 bottle) white, añejo or spiced rum
  • Garnish: cinnamon sticks


Serves at least 16.

  1. Add all ingredients except rum into a saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Bring to a simmer, stirring constantly.

  3. Remove from heat and let cool.

  4. Add the rum and stir to combine.

  5. Transfer to sealable bottles and add 1 cinnamon stick to each bottle. Seal and store in the refrigerator.

  6. Serve over ice in rocks glasses, garnishing each glass with two cinnamon sticks.