Our Homemade Eggnog recipe is made without alcohol so the entire family can enjoy it. You won’t believe how delicious homemade eggnog is. It’ll quickly become a yearly Christmas tradition!
Servings: 6 people
Liquid measuring cup
- 3 cups milk anything but skim
- 1 ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon plus a little for garnish if desired
- 1 ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 8 large egg yolks
- ¾ cup granulated sugar
- 1 ½ cup heavy cream
FOR SERVING: (all optional)
- Heavy whipping cream
- Ground cinnamon
- Cinnamon stick
- Star Anise
- Candy Canes
HEAT MILK MIXTURE:
In a small saucepan, combine milk, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla.
Slow bring mixture to a low boil over low heat.
In a medium bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar.
Beat the mixture on low speed until light and pale in color, about 2-3 minutes.
Begin by adding a very small amount of the heated milk mixture to the eggs, beat at low speed to temper the eggs. Do not add the hot milk too quickly, or it will cook the eggs
Continue adding small amounts of the milk to the eggs, beating until all the milk is incorporated and well combined.
Chill for 3-4 hours before serving. Serve warm, cold or room temperature.
To serve, add whipping cream, ground cinnamon, cinnamon stick or star anise if desired.
Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
- The egg whites can be saved and made into meringue for a pie or an egg white omelet.
- Instead of using a handheld mixer, you can use a whisk, you'll just need to whisk vigorously and for longer.
Serving: 6ounces | Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 354mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 238mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 1420IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 214mg | Iron: 1mg