Spiced Rum Coquito

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  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 20 mins
  • Makes: 5 servings

This coconut-based spiced rum coquito recipe will take your senses to the tropics.



    1/4 cup shredded coconut

    1/3 cup sugar

    1 pinch Simply Organic Ground Cloves


    1 can (15 ounces) coconut milk

    1 cup coconut cream

    1 cup whole milk

    1 cup heavy cream

    2 tablespoons sugar

    1/2 cup white rum

    1 teaspoon Simply Organic Pure Vanilla Extract 

    1/2 teaspoon Simply Organic Cloves, plus more for topping

    1/4 teaspoon Simply Organic Cinnamon

    1/4 teaspoon Simply Organic Nutmeg, plus more for topping

    Whipped cream, for topping


    To Make the Rims:

    1. In a wide shallow bowl, combine coconut, sugar and cloves. Stir until well blended.
    2. Dip the rims of the glasses (this recipe makes 5 drinks) in a bowl of water, then into the coconut and sugar mixture.
    3. Place the glasses in the freezer for 20 to 30 minutes.

    To Make the Coquito:

    1. In a blender, combine coconut milk, coconut cream, whole milk, heavy cream, sugar, white rum, vanilla, cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. Pulse for 2 minutes, until frothy and thick.
    2. Pour into chilled glasses and top with whipped cream, a pinch of cloves and a pinch of nutmeg.

    Recipe Tip:

    For a colder drink, chill the coquito mixture in the refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.

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