Eggnog Recipe

This Homemade Eggnog Recipe is so thick, creamy,  and delicious! It can be made as a spiked eggnog or a non-alcoholic  eggnog depending on who's drinking it! 

It has cinnamon, nutmeg, and a dash of vanilla extract to amp up the flavor!

How To Make  Eggnog


sugar egg yolks salt heavy cream whole milk cinnamon nutmeg vanilla rum extract dark rum

Step 1

Whisk the eggs, sugar, and salt together in a large bowl until very thick and fluffy.

Add the milk, heavy cream, cinnamon, and nutmeg to a small pan and heat over medium-high heat until boiling.

Step 2

Step 3

Pour a small amount of the hot milk into the egg mix, whisking  constantly so the eggs don't cook. Add a little more hot milk and whisk  again to heat the yolks.

Step 4

Pour the egg-milk mixture into the saucepan with the remaining milk and whisk everything together.

Step 5

Cook the eggnog mix over medium heat, whisking constantly until it reaches 160 degrees F.

Step 6

Remove the pan from the stovetop and add the vanilla, rum extract, and  rum if you're using or additional milk if you would like it thinned out.  Whisk well.

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