Homemade eggnog

Based on 19 ratings

“Wonderfully creamy, just how it’s supposed to be. If you want to make it without alcohol, just leave out the bourbon. Either way, a perfect drink for the holidays!”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
eggs
85 g sugar (divided)
1½ l milk
230 ml whipping cream
80 ml bourbon
1 tsp nutmeg (ground)
whipped cream for serving (optional)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • large bowl
  • small bowl
  • measuring cup
  • whisk

Nutrition per serving

Cal
453
Protein
15g
Fat
38g
Carb
28g

Step 1/4

Separate eggs and set yolks aside. Add egg whites to standing mixer and beat until fluffy. Add part of the sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Transfer beaten egg whites to a large bowl.
  • 4 eggs
  • 15 sugar
  • standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • large bowl
  • small bowl

Separate eggs and set yolks aside. Add egg whites to standing mixer and beat until fluffy. Add part of the sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Transfer beaten egg whites to a large bowl.

Step 2/4

Add egg yolks to standing mixer and beat until light in color. Add remaining sugar, milk, cream, bourbon and nutmeg and beat until incorporated.
  • 70 sugar
  •  milk
  • 230 ml whipping cream
  • 80 ml bourbon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • measuring cup

Add egg yolks to standing mixer and beat until light in color. Add remaining sugar, milk, cream, bourbon and nutmeg and beat until incorporated.

Step 3/4

Carefully fold egg whites into egg yolk mixture. Transfer to refrigerator and chill for approx. 30 min.
  • whisk

Carefully fold egg whites into egg yolk mixture. Transfer to refrigerator and chill for approx. 30 min.

Step 4/4

Serve eggnog topped with a dollop of whipped cream if desired.
  • whipped cream for serving

Serve eggnog topped with a dollop of whipped cream if desired.