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Homemade Eggnog

Whip up a batch of homemade eggnog this year! It is both easy and quick to make delicious eggnog from scratch!

Author Sunup to Sundown


  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2/3 cup coconut sugar (or your choice of sugar)
  • 8 large egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 tsp grated or ground nutmeg
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. In a large saucepan, whisk milk, cream, sugar and egg yolks until smooth.

  2. Stir over medium-high heat until mixture is just simmering and slightly thickened (do not boil).

  3. Remove from heat and whisk in nutmeg and vanilla.

  4. Chill eggnog before serving.

Recipe Notes

Store eggnog in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.