Real Old Fashioned EggNog

Linda Kauppinen


My family has always made their own Eggnog for the Christmas Holiday for as long as I can remember. Its creamy, delicious and tastes better than the store bought kind in my opinion!
The original recipe actually came out of the Betty Crocker Cookbook from 1956.


★★★★★ 1 vote

Single Serving
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 1 large
    egg, well beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
    chilled rich milk (if you do not have raw milk, i suggest 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup cream)
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·
  • ·
    whipped cream, sweetened
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    options: instead of using vanilla, you can substitute 1 1/2 tbsp sherry flavoring and 1 tbsp either brandy or rum flavoring or you can make fruit eggnog by substituting vanilla and nutmeg for 1 tbsp fruit juice (grape, orange, cherry, etc)

How to Make Real Old Fashioned EggNog


  1. This drink mixes extremely well in a blender!
    Beat together 1 egg, well beaten
    2 Tbsp sugar
  2. Beat in 1 cup chilled rich milk (or if you dont have raw milk substitute with 3/4 cup milk and 1/4 cup cream)
    1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  3. Top with whipped cream
    sprinkle nutmeg on top.

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About Real Old Fashioned EggNog

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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