Making Coquito, the Famous Puerto Rican Christmas Cocktail
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.