Nutella Coquito Festive Holiday Drink

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Me and my excuses, right? A plethora of excuses! I should be ashamed! Trust me, I am. I tried balancing starting my MA, house duties, and we just got a new puppy! A lot has happened since we last spoke but I digress, let’s get to the recipe!

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Umm… Well, maybe that isn’t the recipe but isn’t my puppy the cutest? His name is Bowser.

This recipe is a rendition of the Puerto Rican classic Coquito. I am a purest, there is absolutely nothing like the original recipe. However, a lot of people have been going crazy about the Nutella version. In the light of the aforementioned events, I have decided to make my very own rendition of Nutella Coquito. Let me warn you, this recipe is dangerously good. I just had a cup. I am contemplating on whether or not having another.  

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15 oz of Coco Lopez coconut cream (or any coconut cream you can get your mitts on)
14 oz condensed milk
12 oz evaporated milk
13.5 oz Coconut milk
1 tbs of vanilla extract
2 tbs of Nutella
8-9 oz of white rum
1. In your most festive and cheeriest gear, prepare your materials. I suggest singing beautiful Christmas carols possibly my favorites “Sleigh Ride” or “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” whilst you do this. If you’re Puerto Rican or feeling a bit culturally diverse you could sing my favorites “Alegre Vengo Cantado” or “Pastores a Belén”.

2. Take all of the ingredients and empty them into a large bowl. Using a hand mixer or possibly a blender, (some food blender of sorts) mix all of the ingredients together.

3. You’re done! Pour yourself a mug or two. Also, bear in mind that you shouldn’t drink more than 4 oz of Coquito. If you don’t like rum, you don’t have to use any! I usually make two batches: one virgin and one alcoholy.


0 thoughts on “Nutella Coquito Festive Holiday Drink

        1. Melisa R Post author

          On that note, have you seen the new trailer for Donkey Kong Tropical Freeze? Cranky Kong is a playable character. I believe the world is starting to understand the strength behind bitter and cranky characters!

          1. bensbitterblog

            Yes, I just saw it and it looks crazy hard! I tried the DKC returns and that game kicked my butt! I think people are realizing how cranky and bitter characters are interesting characters not only in games (like they have for years) but in movies and TV too. Finally!

  1. Veggie Chica

    I admit Bowser is what drew me to the recipe 🙂 He is so adorable but your recipe for coquito sounds delicious. I never thought about adding nutella. I guessing it would taste like a melted almond joy? Will have to give it a shot.

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