Eggnog is a quintessential holiday beverage. Enliven this classic drink with our whole Madagascar Vanilla Beans and freshly grated Whole Nutmeg.

Prep time: 0 min

Cook time: 25 min

Total time: 25 min

Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Serves 4


  1. Add milk, cream, cinnamon, vanilla bean and seeds to 2 quart saucepan. Bring to a low boil and remove from heat. Set aside.

  2. Beat egg yolks until foamy in stand mixer with wire whisk. Slowly add 1/3 of sugar until egg yolk becomes thick ribbon.

  3. Remove vanilla bean and cinnamon from milk mixture. Slowly add mixture to egg yolks and sugar with mixer on medium low. Chill until ready to serve.

  4. Just before serving, bring egg whites to room temperature and beat in stand mixer with wire whisk on high. When egg whites thicken to foam, add remaining 1/3 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time.

  5. Add alcohol to milk. Fold thick egg whites into chilled eggnog, and serve in glasses with fresh nutmeg grated over top.