Although the basic recipe for eggnog is the same (eggs beaten with sugar, milk, cream and some kind of spirit), there are a variety of recipes that add a little spark or twist to the average nog. Some are easy, some take a bit of time, and some have a little surprise that will have you thinking differently about what eggnog can be. Happy Noggin'!
All About Eggnog (Plus Dessert Recipes)
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The traditional recipe for making the eggnog everyone knows and loves. The recipe given serves 16 and is a perfect choice to keep holiday traditions alive at parties.
02 of 07
Two eggnog recipes both made with rum and a touch of almond extract are featured here. While one is admittedly easier than the other to make, both are equally delicious.
03 of 07
A quick alternative to traditional nog that is perfect for making a glass or two at a time. If you're ordering eggnog at the bar, this is most likely what you'll get.
04 of 07
A variation of the traditional eggnog that features Bulleit Bourbon and Hennessy VSOP Cognac. This recipe serves eight and can easily be adapted for an even larger crowd.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
05 of 07
There are many twists on the classic eggnog recipe. Tequila and sherry form the base for this very interesting version that has a fantastic layer of flavors.
06 of 07
A nice mixed cocktail with an eggnog base. The Southern Comfort and chocolate liqueur mask the full flavor the nog, which is a nice alternative to mix it up for guests who are not extremely fond of traditional eggnog.
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That's right, an eggnog without eggs! The combination of tofu and soy milk creates an animal-friendly nog that tastes very similar to the traditional recipes.