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Homemade Eggnog (Super Easy!)

Homemade eggnog is a delicious holiday cocktail that's ultra creamy, perfectly spiced, and spiked for a good time. Plus, it only takes 5 minutes to make!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Eggnog, Eggnog Recipe
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 442kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups milk dairy or dairy-free
  • 1 cup heavy cream or coconut cream
  • 1/3 cup brandy or bourbon
  • 1/3 cup rum
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • ground cinnamon and/or cinnamon sticks for garnish


  • Add the eggs and maple syrup to a high-powered blender and blend for exactly 4 minutes on high speed. Make sure to use a timer.
    Blending eggs and maple syrup for eggnog.
  • Add the milk, heavy cream, brandy, bourbon, and nutmeg. Blend for an additional 10 seconds just to combine.
    Blending eggnog in a blender.
  • Pour the eggnog into an airtight container and refrigerate until it's chilled.
  • When ready to serve, give the eggnog a stir before pouring. Then garnish with cinnamon sticks or a sprinkle of cinnamon on top.


Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 196mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 890IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 1mg