I hope everyone is having a great holiday season. I have been contemplating making homemade eggnog this year, so I thought of a new twist to the typical eggnog and made this Coconut Eggnog. It is a huge hit! I used Coconut Water from Coco Joy which is made with real coconuts with no added sugar or preservatives. This coconut water is full of minerals and nutrients such as calcium, potassium, magnesium and more. This Coconut Eggnog recipe is great with and without the rum, and my kids loved it without the rum! Happy Holidays!!
4 (250 ml) cans coconut Water
6 egg yolks
1/2 cup sugar
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
8 ounces spiced rum
1. Bring coconut water to a simmer in a medium pot over medium-high heat. Whisk together egg yolks, sugar, and vanilla in a bowl until smooth and pale.
Gradually whisk half the hot coconut water into the egg mixture, then pour into pot with remaining coconut water. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until thick and mixture nearly coats the back of a wooden spoon, 2 to 3 minutes.
2. Pour through a fine strainer into a bowl. Stir in rum, and refrigerate at least 3 hours and up to overnight. Pour into a pitcher, and serve over ice, garnished with coconut flakes and cinnamon