Eggnog is a nutritious drink that contains several dairy products like eggs and milk.

The beverage is commonly used in different entrees, snacks, appetizers, and desserts as the main ingredient.

It is usually offered on special occasions like Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve, and Christmas.

This beverage is very popular in various countries including America, Canada, and Great Britain.

If you like to serve the drink for these occasions, it is important to learn how to make homemade eggnog.

Below are recipes that you can use if you want to make the drink and if you like to know some dishes that contain the beverage.

Homemade Unsweetened Eggnog

To prepare this beverage, the ingredients that you need are:

  • a cup of egg substitute,
  • ½ cup of unsweetened sugar,
  • 1 ½ teaspoons rum extract,
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla,
  • four cups 2 percent milk,
  • a cup of light whipped topping,
  • and a teaspoon of freshly grated nutmeg.

Put the egg substitute, extracts, and unsweetened egg in a bowl. Whisk and add the milk. Add the whipped topping and blend. Transfer the drink to a pitcher and cover. Place inside the refrigerator and let it chill for two hours. Stir in the nutmeg and serve.

Easy Homemade Eggnog

In order to prepare this drink, you should have:

  • four quarts of commercial eggnog,
  • ½ gallon eggnog ice cream,
  • two teaspoons of vanilla extract,
  • ½ teaspoon of rum,
  • and ½ teaspoon of nutmeg.

Place the ice cream in a large bowl and soften. Add the vanilla extract as well as the commercial eggnog. Stir in the rum. Transfer the drink to a punch bowl. Add the nutmeg and serve.

Christmas Eggnog Bread

If you are planning to serve a healthy and tasty snack for the holiday, you can always follow the simple procedures in this recipe.

You need:

  • three cups of flour,
  • ¾ cup sugar,
  • a tablespoon of baking powder,
  • a teaspoon of salt,
  • ½ teaspoon of nutmeg,
  • 1 ½ cup eggnog,
  • a beaten egg
  • and ¼ cup softened butter.

To enhance the bread’s flavor:

  • add a cup of white raisins,
  • ½ cup of red cherries,
  • ½ cup of green cherries,
  • and ¾ cup of chopped nuts in the ingredients.

Combine all the dry ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. Mix the egg, eggnog, and butter in another bowl

. Combine the two mixtures. Add the fruits and nuts.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

Place the batter in a baking dish and bake for an hour.

Remove the bread from the oven and let it cool down for 15 minutes. Slice the bread and serve.