A classic, sometimes controversial, holiday drink that the season wouldn’t be the same without: eggnog. Whether it is the encompassment of the entire holiday season itself or the one dreaded tradition, nobody makes it to the new year without at least seeing it in their local grocery store.
Story by Andrea Ocanas
Illustration by Ryan Hicks
For this holiday season, here are some new takes on a classic drink that will keep everyone wanting more.
Perfect for a holiday breakfast, or for when the fridge is lacking milk and eggs! These eggnog crepes are breeze to make and a delight to eat. Apples work as a great filling for this seasonal take on French classic.
If you’re more of a pancake or waffles person than a crepe person, it is still possible and easy to prepare a holiday take on an average breakfast. To control eggnog apportionment, take this simple eggnog syrup recipe and drizzle on pancakes or waffles as desired.
Trying to keep it healthier, but still love a dash of holiday cheer? This eggnog oatmeal recipe is the way to go. With only three ingredients, this dish will be made and ready-to-eat in just minutes, setting the pace for a festive-filled day.
Salted Caramel Eggnog Fudge Brownies
For both chocolate and holiday lovers, an utterly delightful fudge recipe has been found! Nothing can go wrong with homemade brownies, topped with an eggnog fudge and a salted caramel fudge. Try out these decadent bite-sized pieces of merriment at a holiday party for some extra-festive fun.
Eggnog Caramel Sauce
On another caramel note, here is a treat perfect for ice cream lover who still want to indulge in a little holiday spirit. In just ten minutes, turn butter, eggnog, whipping cream, and brown sugar into the perfect frozen treat topping, sure to sweep Frosty the Snowman himself off of his snowballs.
Eggnog Sweet Potato Bake
On the slightly more savory hand, what else says the holiday season like eggnog and a great sweet potato bake? Now it is time to get the best of both worlds! In this sweet potato bake, trade in milk for eggnog and get a bake bursting with flavor previously unimaginable.
Holiday Eggnog Pie
Finally, end an eggnog feast than with a holiday eggnog pie. Pie is a classic holiday dessert, eggnog is a classic holiday drink and this recipe brings you both. Containing eggnog, pumpkin pie spice and nutmeg, this dessert screams winter wonderland.