Christmas Eggnog: How To Make Eggnog At Home

Christmas Eggnog: How To Make Eggnog At Home.

Christmas Eggnog: How To Make Eggnog At Home. Hello friends. So do you love Christmas Eggnog? Because I do.

I like to treat myself to a bottle every Christmas.

I never really thought of making my own, until now!!

Do you fancy making your own in the comfort of your own home?

So yummy! I love Eggnog, especially at Christmas.

Christmas Eggnog: How To Make Eggnog At Home:

Prep time- 10 minutes
Cooking time- 20 minutes

Refrigeration time- 3 hours minimum

Serves: 6-8 glasses

Ingredients:

1 pint Milk

5 Egg yolks

50g Caster sugar

1  Vanilla pod

300g TOTAL 2% Greek Yoghurt

50ml Brandy

Freshly grated nutmeg for garnish


Christmas Eggnog: How To Make Eggnog At Home Method:

1.) Firstly, in a medium saucepan heat the milk with the seeds of the vanilla pod.

2.) In a separate bowl, whisk the egg yolks with the sugar until creamy.

3.) Add the boiled milk to the egg mixture and return to a moderate heat, stirring continuously with a wooden spoon.

4.) Heat and stir until the mixture thickens slightly (just enough to coat the back of a spoon).

5.) Remove from the heat and place into a new bowl.

6.) Allow cooling before covering the bowl and refrigerating until the eggnog has cooled.

7.) 2 min prior to serving, mix in the yoghurt and brandy, and ladle the mixture into glasses.

8.) Last but not least, garnish each glass with a sprinkling of ground nutmeg.

Christmas Eggnog: How To Make Eggnog At Home.

Christmas Eggnog: How To Make Eggnog At Home Chef’s Tip:

To lower the fat content of this recipe, you can use skimmed milk and TOTAL 0% Greek Yoghurt. 

Whisky also works well in this recipe as an alternative to brandy.

Christmas Eggnog: How To Make Eggnog At Home.

Christmas Eggnog: How To Make Eggnog At Home:

So what do you think about this recipe? Do you fancy trying it?

Recipe and photo credit by- Total Greek Yoghurt.

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4 Comments

  1. 20th December 2019 / 7:53 pm

    My family loves eggnog, but we usually buy it at the store. When I was in high school, that was the special treat that I always made for my dad and me. I should make it again!

  2. 26th December 2019 / 3:01 pm

    A friend made homemade eggnog for us once. So much better than the store bought stuff – this looks like a fairly easy recipe to follow too! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party! Hope your holidays are wonderful!

  3. 8th December 2020 / 5:47 pm

    Hi Claire. Thank you so much for sharing your recipe at #senisal linkup. I would like to invite you and ask if you would be interested to share your family favorite recipe/s and get featured in an eBook which I am busy putting together. Please get in touch then we can chat further.

    • 12th December 2020 / 2:42 pm

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by. Whoo a bit busy at the minute but will think about it 🙂

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