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Best Eggnog Recipes For Any Occasion

Believe it or not, beverages similar to eggnog have been part of holiday menu planning since medieval times. For awhile, it was only available to monks and aristocrats… Because of the high cost of ingredients. These recipes for eggnog includes both the actual recipes for eggnog drinks and several delicious eggnog desserts.

Did you know that by the 18th century, this drink was readily available to almost everyone. The most popular version, which was served cold, is a close relative to the eggnog we serve today.

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Best Eggnog Recipes

In many locations, eggnog is only commercially available November through January. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t make homemade eggnog yourself during the rest of the year. Adults will enjoy you spiking the eggnog with rum, bourbon, brandy, or whisky. These traditional eggnog recipes will surely make a big hit during your holiday parties!

Enjoy a glass of creamy, thick homemade eggnog without the sugar with this keto eggnog recipe.

This easy Christmas cupcake is the perfect dessert to serve at over the holidays. Everyone will love this recipe for chocolate eggnog cupcakes.

Are you attending a cookie swap this year? Make your bounty a little more exciting, by including this recipe for eggnog fudge in with your stash.

Sous vide eggnog will wow your guests and keep them coming back for more. It’s rich, creamy, and almost completely hands-off thanks to the sous vide!

Let’s face it; you’ll probably be hard-pressed to find someone who doesn’t love cheesecake. This no-bake eggnog cheesecake recipe is super-simple and sure to “wow” your holiday guests.

This Instant Pot eggnog recipe is a creamy, delicious, and festive beverage you’ll want to keep on hand from Thanksgiving through New Year’s.

This eggnog bread pudding is packed with golden raisins, cranberries and spiced rum! Serve it with warm whiskey sauce for an even bigger kick!

Add a richness and complexity to your eggnog with maple syrup. This maple eggnog recipe will be a holiday favourite all season long.

Deliciously festive and easy to make, this eggnog martini will get the party started!

I love how these cupcakes are decorated with little gold stars! They’d make an elegant addition to any dessert table, don’t you think?

It’s hard to believe that you can whip up this delicious eggnog recipe in only five minutes. The fact that you can add your own sweeteners and seasoning makes it even yummier!

If you’re giving gifts from the kitchen this year, why not surprise the recipients with these eggnog truffles? Chances are; they won’t be able to stop at just one!

A Homemade Eggnog Latte is a festive holiday drink. This lighter version of eggnog has the same flavour with less sugar and calories than the traditional recipe. Add a little liqueur for an extra dose of holiday cheer.

This Coconut Bourbon Eggnog is a twist on an old favourite – plus, it’s vegan! With a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg, this drink is perfect for the holiday season.

Are you tired of the same old pancakes? Whip up these fluffy eggnog pancakes in 10 minutes flat… ready, set, go!

A classic holiday beverage made vegan, gluten-free, paleo, top-8 allergy-free, and sugar-free! This Homemade Vegan Eggnog, aka “Hempnog”, will be a standout drink recipe to include this season!

Move over Rootbeer float, there’s a new kid in town! This eggnog float is the perfect drink when it’s time to sit down and enjoy your family’s favourite Christmas movies.

Rich, creamy and full of cozy pumpkin spice flavour, this delicious recipe for spiced eggnog is the perfect Holiday cocktail.

This easy mini eggnog trifle is an indulgent, yet light tasting no bake dessert, featuring layers of chocolate cake and eggnog mousse, with toffee bits and whipped cream. But the best part is the sparkly gold candy pearl and toffee topping!

Loaded with white chocolate and crushed candy canes, this peppermint eggnog recipe is an easy and deliciously fun festive treat.

This boozy vintage eggnog recipe is perfect for some serious adult holiday partying. Recipe from the early 1900’s.

These eggnog Christmas donuts are a healthy & fluffy holiday dessert!

This Dirty Chai Eggnog is a holiday cocktail featuring espresso and chai flavours.

Eggless coquito con dulce de leche is a Puerto Rican rum eggnog with rich, creamy flavours. This homemade coquito recipe without eggs combines the tropical flavours of Puerto Rico with the timeless charm of eggnog.

An easy eggnog bundt cake full of warm nutmeg using a doctored mix. Drizzled with a tasty eggnog glaze and topped with festive sprinkles.

This vanilla custard eggnog is low carb and sugar-free with just a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg!

You can serve this eggnog bread pudding warm from the oven with a big glass of eggnog. Each bite practically melts in your mouth.

This quick and easy holiday eggnog recipe combines whipped coffee with your favourite eggnog to make a creamy strong coffee.

Whatever festivities you are planning, adding in a mouth-watering banana cocktail made with black spiced rum is going to make them even more fun! This eggnog is a fun take on the traditional nog cocktail.

The taste of eggnog in a deliciously sweet quick bread. It’s got all the flavour of eggnog and Christmas in one perfectly baked parcel!

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I hope you enjoyed these Eggnog Recipes for any occasion as much as I did! Also, check out all of our recipes!

Do you have favourite recipes using eggnog? Comment below!

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. I honestly have never had any baked goods with eggnog in it!! I am missing out. I am a big fan of eggnog but have never tried baking with it yet. those eggnog truffles look delicious

  2. I’ve pinned this, I love eggnog but had never heard of it before coming to Canada. My daughter-in-law made eggnog snicker-doodles the other day and they were scrumptious.

  3. My favourites are Homemade Eggnog, Classic Christmas Eggnog Fudge, No-Bake Eggnog Cheesecake, and best of all Eggnog Truffles since I love truffles. 🙂

  4. Umm… Eggnog Truffles – how amazing does that sound!???? Good thing these can be enjoyed every day cause I’m all over trying this out!!


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