If you are hosting or attending a Christmas party this year, try this spiced eggnog recipe. Spiced eggnog is a fun twist on the holiday classic. Not only does it give traditional eggnog recipes an extra kick, it's also great for serving large crowds.
Start with this basic homemade eggnog recipe. Use an electric mixer to beat 6 eggs in a large bowl. Gradually add 3 cups milk and 8 tablespoons sugar to your mixture until it has thickened slightly. Set your burner on the lowest possible setting and heat your ingredients in a pan until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Be patient! Next add 3 teaspoons vanilla essence and ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled. To make the low-fat version of this easy eggnog recipe, you can substitute with egg beaters, skim milk, and artificial sweetener.
Now to spice it up! To make an eggnog recipe with alcohol, add 1 ½ ounces spiced rum per glass to 4 ounces of eggnog, stirring together. Top with a pinch of either nutmeg or cinnamon. Serve and enjoy!
You can, of course, make non-alcoholic eggnog for kids and other guests by using rum flavoring from the spice aisle. Another delicious eggnog recipe is eggnog punch. This is typically made by mixing a quart of eggnog with a pint of vanilla ice cream. Then, slowly add a quart of 7-Up or Sprite.
These egg nog recipes are sure to give your party guests a new taste of one of winter’s most popular and traditional drinks. Serve it warm or chilled and don’t be surprised if you are asked to share your mixology secrets!
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