Trinidad's Ponche-de-Creme (Punch with Cream)

Trinidad's Ponche-de-Creme (Punch with Cream)


"Trinidad's traditional Christmas drink. It's got quite a kick if you use just the right amount of Rum."


15 m servings
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Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In a large bowl, beat eggs and lime zest using an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually pour in the condensed milk while continuing to mix, and then pour in the evaporated milk.
  2. Stir in the rum and bitters, and sprinkle with nutmeg. Transfer to a bottle and chill for at least 1 hour before serving. Serve over crushed ice.


  • Note
  • This recipe contains raw eggs. You may replace the 6 eggs in this recipe with 1 1/2 cups of purchased pasteurized egg product. You may also pasteurize your own eggs by heating in a bowl over a pan of simmering water. Stir constantly so you do not cook the eggs, and heat to 160 degrees F (68 degrees C).
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  1. 9 Ratings


This recipe is "alright", but we, IN TRINIDAD, usually use less condensed milk & 2 cups of rum to every 6 eggs (they chemically cook the eggs to preserve the drink). Also, Ponche de Creme or Pon...

The recipe is okay, however, my mother (a Trini) uses (3) cans of Evaporated Milk and 1.5 cans of condensed milk. The recipe listed above can be overly sweet with the amount of condensed milk st...

So, first of all, I'm trini and i LOOOVVE ponchecreme. So for the drink it self, 5 stars. This recipe needs some fixing however. I've been away form home, and although i made this with my mom f...

i usually buy the store bought kind but, homemade is much better. my husband and i visited trinidad a couple times and had this. it's excellent! thank you so much for posting this recipe. it w...

great recipe but needs some adjustment,i love punch de creme coming from Trinidad it's one of the best drinks for Christmas once done right,it should be 3 can evaporated milk,1 1/2 cans conden...

Great recipe! It was huge hit at a holiday party. One suggestion. I balked at using raw eggs so I put the eggs in a ceramic bowl and placed the bowl in a pot of boiling water. I let them st...

I absolutely love it! I used water instead of rum and it was perfect.

This was fun to try, but definitely not a favorite. I think the aromatic bitters threw it off too much for me, although my guests didn't complain. They just stated they preferred my usual home...