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Salted Caramel Eggnog Cocktail

Mom's Best Homemade Eggnog

Super flavorful and delicious eggnog. Great way to kick off the Christmas season! Can be made without the alcohol.

Course Drinks
Cuisine Holiday
Servings 8


3 cups ) whole milk

1 cup heavy or double cream

  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 vanilla bean pod split and seeds removed
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg plus more for garnish
  • 5 eggs separated
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup Bacardi Dark Rum or bourbon


In a large bowl or stand mixer, beat egg yolks and sugar until combined and thick ribbons form when the whisk is lifted. Slowly whisk in the milk and continue to mix until the mixture is combined and smooth. Add bourbon or rum, and stir. Refrigerate overnight or for up to 3 days.

  1. Before serving, beat the egg whites in a large bowl or stand mixer until soft peaks form. Gently fold into eggnog until combined. Serve and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.