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Homemade Eggnog Recipe

Servings: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Homemade Eggnog Recipe: Rich and creamy eggnog with a hint of nutmeg. Step away from the dairy case, this thick drink tastes SO much better than store bought.


  • 6 Egg Yolks
  • 1/2 Cup White Sugar
  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream
  • 2 Cups Whole Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon Fresh Nutmeg, Grated
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • Pinch of Salt, To Taste


  • In a medium bowl, whisk egg yolks and sugar. Set aside.
  • In a medium sauce pan, combine cream, milk, nutmeg, and salt.
  • Pour 1/2 cup of the hot milk into the egg mixture, and whisk constantly. This will temper the eggs.
  • Continue adding a little at a time until fully combined.
  • Pour back into saucepan.
  • Whisk constantly until a thermometer reads 160 degrees.
  • Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.
  • Chill before serving.


Calories: 312kcal, Carbohydrates: 22g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 22g, Saturated Fat: 12g, Cholesterol: 257mg, Sodium: 58mg, Potassium: 156mg, Sugar: 21g, Vitamin A: 19.5%, Vitamin C: 0.3%, Calcium: 14.1%, Iron: 2.7%
Course: Drink
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas, Non Alcoholic, Simple, Traditional, Winter
Author: Krystle
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