Homemade eggnog

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!

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Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 453 / Protein 15g / Carbohydr. 28g / Fat 38g

Ingredients (6 servings)

85 gsugar (divided)
1.5 lmilk
230 mlwhipping cream
80 mlbourbon
1 tspnutmeg (ground)
whipped cream for serving (optional)


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

Wine Tip

Cinnamon star cookies
The cinnamon in these crunchy cookies really makes the nutmeg and bourbon in the eggnog stand out.

Step 1

Homemade eggnog

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.

standing mixer or hand mixer with beaters, large bowl, small bowl

4 eggs / 15 g sugar

Step 2

Homemade eggnog

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

measuring cup

70 g sugar / 1.5 l milk / 230 ml whipping cream / 80 ml bourbon / 1 tsp nutmeg

Step 3

Homemade eggnog

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


Step 4

Homemade eggnog

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

whipped cream for serving