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11 Tasty Homemade Eggnog Recipes That You Just Have To Try

Eggnog is a staple this time of year, but what makes eggnog even better is making it from scratch. And what’s even greater than that? Making unique eggnog recipes from scratch because sometimes it’s fun to mix things up a bit from time to time.

So, get in that kitchen and give this Christmas-time classic an easy upgrade with these 11 alternative homemade eggnog recipes.

1. Pumpkin Eggnog

Just in case you wish PSL season could last a little longer— you can add a fall favorite to your holiday drink. Get the recipe.

Serious Eats

2. Chocolate Eggnog

Adding chocolate to anything makes it better, in my opinion. So, why wouldn’t you want to add it to your eggnog, too? Get the recipe.

Taste Of Home

3. Hazelnut Eggnog

You’d add it to your latte so add it to your eggnog for something a little more festive than coffee. Get the recipe.


4. Gingerbread Eggnog

You can’t go wrong adding a little extra molasses and spice to your eggnog. Two holiday flavors combining sounds like a great plan to me. Get the recipe.

Sugar & Soul

5. Salted Caramel Eggnog

Want a little sweetness to go with the spice of nutmeg? Add some caramel to your eggnog. Just look at this picture – O.M.G. Get the recipe.

The Cookie Rookie

6. Chai Eggnog

These two spiced drinks come together to make the perfect holiday treat. Get the recipe.

Foodie With Family

7. Coffee & Vanilla Eggnog

A shot of espresso and some vanilla extract will give you a flavorful eggnog that will put a pep in your step for wrapping presents or whatever holiday preparation you still have left to do. Get the recipe.

Maria Bell

8. Hot Chocolate Eggnog

Hot cocoa is such a perfect drink for this time of the year, but then again, so is eggnog. Why choose just one when you could have both? Get the recipe.

Shared Appetite

9. Eggless Eggnog

For a vegan version, try this recipe for eggless eggnog that uses almond milk. Get the recipe.

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The Kitchen Is My Playground

10. Peppermint Eggnog

Get all of the flavors of Christmas in one glass with this peppermint eggnog. Get the recipe.

Victor Schrager

11. Coconut Milk Eggnog

This recipe substitutes coconut milk for milk because you shouldn’t miss out on eggnog due to a lactose intolerance! This recipe is simple and can be made right in the blender. Plus, it’ll serve everyone in the family. Get the recipe.

Back To Her Roots

Have a cup of cheer this holiday season with these unique eggnog recipes that you can make from scratch. Enjoy while the season lasts. Cheers!

[h/t: Rounds]