Arctic Eggnog Punch Recipe

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Arctic EggNog Punch

Georgiana Salter

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@Gsalter

I came up with this one Christmas and my family just went crazy over it. I now serve this every Christmas and am frequently asked (begged) to bring it to holiday parties. It is a huge hit and can be made on the spot. Who doesn't like ice cream? (Sorry I don't have a picture- my punch bowl was lost in my last move...will post photo when I get a new one and make more punch for Holidays.)


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Serves:

12

Prep:

10 Min

Ingredients

3 qt
of your favorite premade eggnog purchased from store.
1 gal
of breyers vanilla ice cream
1 qt
half and half
1 tsp
vanilla or rum extract
1 tsp
nutmeg and or cinnamon for garnish and taste
1 pt
whipped cream for garnish (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour desired amount of pre made eggnog into punch bowl. I usually do 3 or 4 quarts depending on punch bowl size and taste. I change up brands of eggnog every year but do prefer what is available in the refrigerator section as opposed to the eggnog available in cans on the shelf.
2
Add 1 quart of half and half (more or less) to taste. I do this in mind that vanilla ice cream is about to be added so I try not to add too much half and half. It just cuts the eggnog flavor a bit but this step could be skipped altogether depending on your taste. You could also use whole milk if desired.
3
Using cookie dough scoop or ice cream scoop, make balls out of ice cream and drop into eggnog. I prefer the smaller cookie scoop. It is just more visually appealing.
I say use Breyers because it has real vanilla flecks in it which looks nice and adds nice taste. But any premium ice cream using vanilla flecks would do.
4
Add vanilla or rum extract to taste. You can use real alcohol if you prefer.
5
This step is optional...Add dollops of previously whipped cream to top of punch. I wouldn't use kool whip.
6
Sprinkle Nutmeg and or cinnamon evenly on top for garnish.
7
This recipe is so versatile and can be added to or changed up in many ways. The only limit is your imagination!

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