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Easy Homemade Eggnog

Classic Homemade Eggnog - rich and creamy eggnog with a sprinkle of freshly grated nutmeg.

Course Drink
Cuisine American
Keyword Eggnog, Homemade Eggnog Recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 404 kcal
Author Melissa


  • 4 egg yolks from pasteurized eggs
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix egg yolks on medium speed.
  2. Slowly add sugar just until well combined. Eggs should be a light yellow color.
  3. Scrape down sides of bowl as needed.
  4. Turn mixer to low and add in milk, heavy cream, vanilla and nutmeg.
  5. Chill and serve.

Recipe Notes

Use a whole nutmeg, freshly grated on a microplane for best flavor.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Homemade Eggnog
Amount Per Serving
Calories 404 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 289mg96%
Sodium 84mg4%
Potassium 225mg6%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1332IU27%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 200mg20%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.