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Eggnog has been served as a holiday drink for centuries. However, as we become more aware of the dangers of consuming raw eggs many people seek healthy alternatives to this rich yummy delight.

This version of eggless eggnog will not let you down. Note, the eggless eggnog recipes listed below call for rum flavor extract, however, you can add liquor if you prefer.

Also, to make Vegan eggless eggnog, replace the milk with unflavored Soy Milk.

Recipes for traditional eggnog and eggnog using egg substitute are also below.

Eggless Eggnog Recipe


  • 5 cups milk (or soy milk)
  • 1 (3 oz) package Jello instant vanilla pudding
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 tsp rum flavored extract (optional)

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In a large bowl, using a mixer, blend instant pudding with 1 cup of milk.

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Allow pudding to sit until thickened, about 10 minutes.

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Once thick, add the nutmeg.

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Add the vanilla

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Add the sugar, rum and cinnamon (if using them).

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Mix well. Chill the eggless eggnog blend for several hours or overnight if possible.

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Pour eggless eggnog into serving cups and dust with nutmeg or cinnamon

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Egg Substitute Eggnog:

You can also make eggnog with egg substitute such as egg beaters. Here’s how…

  • 1/2 cup Egg Beaters egg substitute*
  • 1 tsp sugar or sugar substitute
  • 12 ounces evaporated skim milk (or light soy milk)
  • 3/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp rum flavored extract (optional)

In a large bowl using a mixer, beat Egg Beaters and sugar together. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.

Chill for several hours or overnight if possible. Pour into serving cups and dust with nutmeg or cinnamon

* Use ¼ cup egg substitute for each egg a recipe calls for.

Traditional Eggnog Recipe:

And for those who prefer to make traditional eggnog, here’s a thick and creamy recipe for you.

  • 4 eggs (separate yolks from whites – save both)
  • 1/3 cup sugar plus 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 pint whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. rum flavored extract (optional)

In a large bowl, using a mixer beat the egg yolks until light. Slowly add the sugar and continue to beat until sugar is dissolved.

Next add the milk, whipping cream, nutmeg and rum flavoring. Stir to combine.  In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until they form soft peaks. Mix these into the egg/milk mixture

Chill for several hours or overnight if possible.  Pour into serving cups and dust with nutmeg or cinnamon.


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Dee is an Adv. Certified Aromatherapist, Reiki Master, Adv. Color/Crystal Therapist, Herbalist, Dr. of Reflexology and single mom who is dedicated to helping others any way she can.

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