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Making Coquito, the Famous Puerto Rican Christmas Cocktail

by Laura Morcate | Monday, December 11, 2017

Coquito is the superior Puerto Rican cousin of eggnog. It's made with coconut cream, evaporated milk, condensed milk, vanilla, cinnamon, rum, and a toquecito, or special touch that each family adds. On the island and in boricua communities like Miami's, it's the centerpiece of the Puerto Rican holiday season — and this year is a special salve for the pain Hurricane Maria inflicted on the island. In this video, meet two Miami families and learn how they've made their marks on the coquito-drinking community.

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