This collection of Puerto Rican cocktails will have you feeling like you’re on a tropical island sipping by the beach! Keep reading to get the rundown on all of my favorite recipes, including a few twists on a super popular cocktail that are impossible to not love.

A glass of coquito with whipped cream and cinnamon

Puerto Rican Coquito

This Puerto Rican Coquito is a classic cocktail made with seasonal spices, coconut and rum, giving it a taste similar to eggnog. 

Ingredients: cinnamon sticks, rum, nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla extract, sweetened condensed coconut milk, coconut milk, shredded coconut.

a virgin pina colada

Virgin Pina Colada Recipe

Brighten up your life with these tasty virgin piña coladas that come together in under 10 minutes!

Ingredients: pineapple chunks, coconut cream, ice, lime, maraschino cherries.

a hand squeezing a lime into a glass

Pina Colada on the Rocks

Today we’re making a velvety smooth pina colada on the rocks using pineapple juice, coconut milk, rum and a squeeze of lime. 

Ingredients: pineapple juice, coconut milk, rum, lime.

A strawberry pina colada

Strawberry Pina Coladas

These refreshing Strawberry Pina Coladas are made with chunks of frozen pineapple, a can of coconut milk, a squeeze of lime juice and a splash of silver rum. They are the perfect cocktail for hot summer days and come together in a matter of minutes!

Ingredients: pineapple, coconut milk, strawberries, rum.

a blended chi chi drink in a glass

Chi Chi Drink

Today we are making the Chi Chi Drink, a tropical cousin of the Piña Colada made with coconut milk, pineapple, and vodka. This blended fruity cocktail will have you fully embracing the warm summer months.

Ingredients: vodka, pineapple chunks, coconut milk.

I hope you found some inspiration in this list of Puerto Rican cocktails! If you make a recipe please reach out on Instagram or leave a comment below and let me know what you think! Please always remember to drink responsibly.

Cheers,

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A glass of coquito with whipped cream and cinnamon

Puerto Rican Cocktails: Coquito

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  • Author: Salima Benkhalti
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Drinks, Cocktails
  • Method: Chilled
  • Cuisine: Puerto Rican
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This Puerto Rican Coquito is a classic cocktail made with seasonal spices, coconut and rum, giving it a taste similar to eggnog. 


Ingredients

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  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup rum 
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 2 (12oz) can of sweetened condensed coconut milk
  • 2 (14oz) can of coconut milk
  • ½ cup shredded coconut

For the whipped coconut cream (optional)

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream or 1 can coconut cream 
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. In a large pitcher or container (with a lid) combine the cinnamon sticks and rum.
  2. In a blender, combine the spices, vanilla, coconut milk and sweetened condensed coconut milk. Blend for 1 minute or until smooth and creamy. 
  3. Pour the milk mixture into the rum and cinnamon mixture and set in the fridge overnight. Coquito should be ready to serve the next day. Mix well before serving and garnish with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. 

Notes

Note: To make the whipped coconut cream, add a can of coconut cream to the fridge the night before. In the morning, remove the cream from the can and whip until peaks begin to form. Mix in powdered sugar and continue to whip for another 1-2 minutes. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve. Recipe from Minimalist Baker.