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10-Minute Homemade Eggnog

Whip up your own homemade eggnog this year with this quick, 10-minute recipe. You won't believe how much better it is than storebought!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 quart eggnog


  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar (or coconut sugar)
  • 4 large egg yolks lightly beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In a large saucepan, whisk milk, cream, sugar and egg yolks until smooth. Stir over medium heat until mixture is just simmering and slightly thickened, about 10 minutes. (do not boil)
  • Remove eggnog from heat and whisk in nutmeg and vanilla. Chill eggnog before serving or serve hot if desired.


Store eggnog in refrigerator up to 5 days.