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Eggnog Recipe

Eggnog is popular drink in the US and Canada and is traditionally associated with the holiday season especially Christmas. You can find ready-made eggnog drinks on store shelves around this time of the year. But, you may be surprised to find out how easy it is to prepare it at home. If you are having a Christmas party and looking for recipe ideas, this Eggnog recipe can come in handy in making this popular holiday drink!

Eggnog is usually made with alcohol especially Bourbon but you can also make Alcohol-free Eggnog by not adding alcohol in this preparation.

Preparation Time : 30 minutes
No Of  Servings : 3-4


  • Egg yolks : 2
  • Whole milk : 1 cup
  • Egg whites : 2
  • Bourbon (Whisky) : 11/2 oz (optional)
  • Heavy Cream : 1/2 cup
  • Ground Nutmeg : 1/2 tsp
  • Granulated Sugar : 1/3 cup plus 1/2 tbsp

Method Of Preparation:

  1. In a medium bowl beat egg yolk until it becomes light in color.
  2. After that add 1/3 cup of sugar slowly and continue to beat until it’s completely dissolved. Set this aside.
  3. Now in a sauce pan take whole milk, heavy cream and nutmeg and heat it in medium and keep stirring it until it comes to a full boil.
  4. Remove it from heat and gradually pour the hot mixture into the egg and sugar mixture from step 2.
  5. Now return everything to the sauce pan and cook until the mixture comes to a boil. Keep stirring until it does. (you can skip this step if you want)
  6. Remove from the mixture heat and add 11/2 oz of bourbon(optional) into it.
  7. Pour this mixture into a medium sized bowl, and put it in the refrigerator to cool.
  8. In a medium mixing bowl, beat the egg whites to soft (foamy white) peaks.
  9. With the mixer running gradually add 1 tbsp of sugar and beat until more stiff peaks form.
  10. Whisk the egg whites on top of the chilled mixture.
  11. Serve it chill and sprinkle some nutmeg on top.

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  1. Looks like a necessity for a fun evening!

  2. Looks awesome! Never even thought it was possible to make it at home! Thx for sharing!

  3. fabulous..

  4. delicious..

  5. Interesting drink, lovely click..