This week, we’re going back to basics and learning how to make this holiday classic: Eggnog. Historically known as milk punch or egg milk punch, it may sound questionable but it’s basically just melted boozy ice cream so what’s not to love, really? One thing is certain: whether you love it or hate it, it’s a holiday recipe that is here to stay. This easy-to-make libation is the kind of simple staple you can use year after year and can be jazzed up to your liking and is super easy. Get the full recipe and how-to below!
Easiest Ever Eggnog
Active time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Yield: about 1.5 quarts
- 1 quart vanilla ice cream, melted
1 cup milk
½ cup dark rum, to taste
½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg, plus additional as garnish
1. Stir together melted ice cream, milk, rum, and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg in a punch bowl. Keep chilled until ready to drink. Serve in glasses with sugared rims and garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.