Make your next holiday celebration extra special with homemade eggnog. Your guests will absolutely notice the difference. This version is kid-friendly but can be spiked with a little rum or vodka for adults.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Nonalcoholic Eggnog
Total:
3 hr 35 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
about 6 cups
Level:
Easy
Total:
3 hr 35 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
about 6 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Special equipment: a candy thermometer

Whisk together the eggs, egg yolks, sugar and a pinch of salt in a medium bowl.

Heat the milk and 3/4 cup of the cream in a medium saucepan over medium heat until the liquid starts to steam; remove from the heat.

Whisk about 1 cup of the hot milk mixture into the egg mixture, then pour the milk-egg mixture back into the saucepan. Return the saucepan to medium heat, and cook, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of the spoon and a thermometer reads 165 degrees F, about 5 minutes.

Remove the saucepan from the heat, and stir in the vanilla and nutmeg. Strain the liquid through a fine mesh strainer into a medium bowl, and let it cool at room temperature until it is no longer hot, about 1 hour. Refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours up to 3 days.

When ready to serve, whip the remaining 3/4 cup cream with an electric mixer in a large bowl to medium peaks. Then, while whisking, slowly pour in the cold milk-egg mixture. The eggnog should be creamy and thicker than heavy cream. Serve with a light sprinkle of nutmeg and lemon zest if using.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Nonalcoholic Punch

Recipe courtesy of No Author

Nonalcoholic Sangria

Recipe courtesy of No Author

Eggnog

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Eggnog

Recipe courtesy of Ann Volkwein|Lynn Kearney

Eggnog

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Eggnog

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Eggnog

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Texas Sunrise (nonalcoholic)

Recipe courtesy of No Author

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          The Pioneer Woman

          9:30am | 8:30c

          Cupcake Wars

          10am | 9c

          Cupcake Wars

          11am | 10c

          Cupcake Wars

          12pm | 11c

          The Pioneer Woman

          1:30pm | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30pm | 1:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          3:30pm | 2:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          4:30pm | 3:30c

          Chopped

          5pm | 4c

          Chopped

          6pm | 5c

          Chopped

          7pm | 6c
          On Tonight
          On Tonight

          Chopped

          8pm | 7c

          Chopped

          9pm | 8c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          10:30pm | 9:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          11:30pm | 10:30c

          Chopped

          12am | 11c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          1:30am | 12:30c

          Beat Bobby Flay

          2:30am | 1:30c

          Chopped

          3am | 2c

          Mystery Diners

          4:30am | 3:30c

          Get Cooking